Just because 20-20 is in the rearview mirror, doesn’t mean you can breathe a sigh of relief. Learn 7 ways you could exponentially grow your wealth in 20-21.   Don’t miss Retirement Solutions Radio show, “7 Ways You Could Grow Your Retirement Savings in 2021”Listen Now! Our firm assists retirees and pre-retirees in the creation of…

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In November, the Dow experienced its best month since 1987, while the S&P 500 and Nasdaq indexes enjoyed their best month since April of this year.1 With the election behind us and a vaccine on the horizon, the stock market has plenty to celebrate. Many consumers used the pandemic period to shore up their savings,…

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The national debt is a measurement of how much the federal government owes creditors, most commonly depicted as a percentage of gross domestic product (GDP). A high debt-to-GDP ratio is considered viable when the economy is expanding, because that growth allows the government to generate higher tax revenues to help pay down the debt. However,…

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We were warned by health experts that the coronavirus outbreak would get worse with the flu season – and here we are. The pandemic has taken a huge toll on the lives of nearly every American. Some have suffered sickness and loss of life. Some have lost their jobs, businesses, or customers. What happens from…

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In mid-November, China signed an important and symbolic free-trade agreement with 14 countries, including Japan, South Korea, New Zealand, and Australia. The deal, which represents 30% of the world’s population, eliminates tariffs and quotas on 65% of goods traded in the Asia-Pacific region. Global economists say the deal is further evidence of Asia’s growing power,…

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The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) – passed in 2010 and known colloquially as “Obamacare” – has experienced quite a ride. Initially, it was embraced by millions of Americans for whom it afforded tax-subsidized health insurance without access to employer-sponsored coverage. At the same time, it was derided for increasing government sharing costs…

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A lot of factors affect real estate prices, including interest rates, inventory, local foreclosure, and short-sale rates, and even natural disasters. This year, as it was during the Great Recession, underwater mortgages and the potential foreclosure rate is a concern. Being “underwater” or “upside-down” means that you owe more on your mortgage than the current…

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