Archives by: National News

National News

National News Posts

Fed’s Dreams Of Beating Inflation May Turn Out To Be Gold’s Worst Nightmare

Featured Income Money News
While investors remain happy-go-lucky, fundamental data for gold and silver is now worse than in 2021. Is this the last chance to come back to earth? As another week comes to a ...
Read more 0

Why rising interest rates threaten bond funds

Annuities Featured Income Retirement
Bond funds, including mutual funds and exchange-traded funds (ETFs), are popular because they have appealing features. But they do have some significant disadvantages. Bond funds are liquid and ...
Read more 0

SECURE Act 2.0 Passes the House: Which Retirement Plan Rules Would Change?

Featured Money News Retirement
KEY TAKEAWAYS SECURE Act 2.0 passed the U.S. House of Representatives on March 29, 2022. SECURE Act 2.0 would make changes to employer-sponsored retirement plans to expand coverage ...
Read more 0

Views Why good retirement planning is about much more than money

Featured Income Lifestyle Money Retirement
When we think about helping clients prepare for retirement, the focus tends to be on target savings levels, asset allocations, drawdown plans, and how to manage the timing of ...
Read more 0

Required Minimum Distribution Confusion in 2022

Featured Retirement Taxes
Required minimum distributions have gotten a little bit trickier in 2022. Joining me to discuss what you need to know is tax and retirement planning expert, Ed Slott. ...
Read more 0

10 Ways to Reduce Taxes on Your Retirement Savings

Featured Retirement Taxes
There are a variety of tax deductions and credits available to people who save for retirement. But you could incur tax penalties if you don’t use these accounts ...
Read more 0

Opinion: This market-timing model says you probably have too much money in stocks

Featured Money News
If you follow a traditional 60%/40% stock-bond portfolio allocation, you currently should be just 38% invested in equities — 63% of 60%. If your target equity allocation instead ...
Read more 0

Volatility Is Rising. Here’s How to Protect Your Investment Portfolio.

Featured Money News
Investors knew this year would be different. But lately, they’ve been getting a lesson in just how different it is shaping up to be. Most analysts expected some action ...
Read more 0

A Harvard-trained economist says ‘early retirement is one of the worst money mistakes’—here’s why you’ll ‘regret’ it

Income Lifestyle Money Retirement Social Security
As an economist, pulling punches isn’t in my DNA. So, I’ll be blunt: For most Americans, early retirement isn’t just a decision to take the longest vacation of their lives — ...
Read more 0

Factoring Inflation Into Your Retirement Plan

Featured Retirement
Right now, inflation is top of mind for everyone, perhaps especially retirees. Inflation is important. But it is only one of the risks that retirees have to plan ...
Read more 0