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Baby Boomers Working Past Retirement

This year, the youngest baby boomers are now 55 and the oldest are 73, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Read more

Equity Markets Advance in the 3rd Quarter

Despite ongoing trade tensions and concerns about a slowing economy, U.S. equities excelled in the third quarter, with technology, consumer staples, and utilities as the leading sectors for the S&P 500 Index. Read more

Stretch IRA Rules May Change

Rules surrounding the distribution of funds from an Inherited IRA may change due to new rules being imposed. Read more

Macro Overview - October 2019

A proposed tariff increase on goods imported from China was delayed from October 1st to October 15th. Read more

China No Longer Biggest Trade Partner With U.S.

The United States maintains a favorable trading relationship with many countries all over the world, yet only a handful encompass the bulk of all trading activity. Read more

U.S. Recessions - Historical Note

Historians and economists claim that there have been 47 recessions in the United States dating back to the Articles of Confederation, which was ratified in 1781. Read more

Social Security Scams

An increase in fraudulent calls from people claiming to be from the Social Security Administration have taken different forms with the intent to obtain sensitive information. Read more

Some States Growing Faster Than Rest of the Country

Economic growth across the country varies by several factors, including demographics, education, weather, and industry. Read more

Debt Limit Gets Put On Suspension

Formally known as the statutory debt limit, the United States debt ceiling or debt limit is a legislative restriction on the amount of national debt that can be issued by the Treasury. Read more

Low Rates & Improved Earnings Send Stocks To Highs In July

While stocks were driven by a Fed rate cut expectation in July, earnings also became a focal point as economic weakness abroad and a strong dollar have created a challenge for earnings of U.S. multinational firms. Read more

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