The S&P 500 Is Tracking A Watergate-Like Pattern This is NOT a political commentary, but it is an observation about the current price pattern in the stock market, and its increasingly uncanny relationship to that which existed from late 1972 through 1974.
Impact PartnersVoice: The Formula For Wealth As the finance world becomes more confusing by the day, many people are left scratching their heads and wondering how to plan for the future. In times like these, it is imperative to take charge of your financial education and seek out the answers to the questions that keep you up at night.
The Best Places To Retire In 2018 Forbes presents its new list of The Best Places To Retire In 2018. In it, we highlight 25 places of varying size and character across the country, all of which we believe offer excellent retirement value.
9 Global Equity Averages Prove The 'Power Of The Pivots' The major equity averages from around the world are not in sync technically, but it’s clear that years of a bull market for stocks have ended. The question remains, how long will this random up and down volatility will continue?
Should You Ditch The SEP-IRA For The Better Solo 401(k)? Business owners are always looking for great ways to pay less taxes. Retirement plans can save thousands of dollars in taxes or more. Which retirement plan allows the largest pre-tax retirement contributions? The SEP versus Solo 401(k) questions is solved in this post.
New Study Misrepresents The Gender Wealth Gap A recent study sponsored by Age Wave and Bank of America claims that a wealth gap of over one million dollars exists between the genders, but it fails to account for significant financial and social benefits.
Is The Global Economic Growth Story In Jeopardy? What happened to the synchronized global upswing? In just a few short (but memorable) months, the economic outlook has soured. Is this the end of the expansion, or typical late-cycle behavior?
Would You Have Fired Warren Buffett? I've heard from a number of readers who invested with Warren Buffett in the mid-90s, but fired him too soon. Here's why so many people made the same mistake, and the lessons we can learn from them.
Ask Larry: Can I Get Benefits? Today’s post examines availability of benefits for married couples, the amount of spousal benefits, how survivor's benefits are calculated and sequencing available benefits for spouses and survivors.
Money Magic - Finding Alpha On The Sidewalk I see $10,000 to $500,000 dollar checks everywhere I look. These checks are a metaphor for strategies ––– money magic ––– that produce higher lifetime Social Security benefits and lower lifetime taxes, and, get this, transfer money from the afterlife to the here and now.
The Top 3 Cards To Help You Start Earning Travel Rewards Taking the plunge and picking your first travel rewards card to open is no easy task. Thankfully there are options to suit every taste under the sun. Depending on what path you decide to pursue, here are 3 of the best starter rewards cards on the market.
SEC Effort To Clarify Duties Brokers Owe Investors Starts In The Fog The SEC has sent out proposals for public comment to clarifyobligations broker-dealers and advisers owe investors. But comments of two Republican Commissioners at yesterday's unveiling were less than enthusiastic. To approve a final version, Republican SEC Chair Jay Clayton will need three votes.
Making Your Savings Last Through Retirement This is the third blog in a three-part series that focuses on anticipating and planning for retirement, based on your current stage of life and expectations for the future.
How To Bounce Back After A Market Correction If you've lost a significant amount in the market during this time, it is important to not panic and not react. Easier said than done, right? Hopefully, you have a plan in place that you can fall back on. The strategies listed below may give you the confidence to weather the storm.
Here's When The Dow Will Hit 50,000 Let’s cut the bull about some of that stuff, and help you understand what big numbered-predictions really mean. In doing so, I hope to focus you on what really matters, which is percentage rate changes in the values of portfolios, securities and market indexes, not their actual raw number value.
Why Facebook Needs A Bill Of Rights If Facebook would take the approach enshrined in our Bill of Rights and guarantee the right to free speech, they can extend a fundamental human right to 2 billion people.