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  • Fed Hikes Rates 0.25%, Balancing Risks of Inflation and Bank Runs

    The Federal Reserve raised the target range for its benchmark interest rate by 0.25% on Wednesday to a range of 4.75%-5%, the highest since October 2007.


  • Chances Of Contagion Subside

    With the risk of a banking crisis roiling investors, the latest developments included signs that the crisis would be contained, and the chance of a contagion and systemic threat to the U.S. economy subsided.


  • Basics Of A Retirement Income Withdrawal Plan

    One of the most important concepts for a pre-retiree or retiree to understand is the difference between withdrawing a set amount of money each year versus withdrawing a percentage of a portfolio’s year-end balance.


  • What You Need To Know Before Investing In A Self-Directed IRA Account

    Self-directed Individual Retirement Accounts (IRAs) are at greater risk of fraud than other types of other retirement accounts. Here’s what you need to know before investing in a self-directed IRA account.


  • Financial Consumer Alert: Long-Term Care Insurance Policies

    Forty percent of Americans over the age of 65 suffer from a physical or cognitive disability and the number of those requiring long term care is growing sharply. However, buying insurance that will pay for long-term care a decade or two from now involves actuarial calculations and is an area of personal finance where professional guidance can be particularly important. This is an alert about long-term care insurance (LTCI).


  • An Impressive Performance By The Federal Reserve

    Over the last 12 months, the Consumer Price Index increased 6.4% before seasonal adjustment. With the Federal Reserve targeting a 2% inflation rate, it may seem like inflation is still not under control. But if you break down the monthly inflation figures, it’s a tale of two very different periods: a five month period of high inflation followed by much lower inflation for the last seven months.


  • After 20 Years, America Is Rethinking Social Media

    Social media is soon to hit age 21. The first two decades have been a big disappointment to Americans. That’s a major conclusion from a highly credible study published December 6, 2022, by Pew Research Center, a nonpartisan, nonprofit, and nonadvocacy fact-tank.


  • At A Unique Moment In Financial History, Five Takeaways From Fed Chair's Press Conference

    The world is at an historic financial economic crossroads. The United States, the world’s most influential economic power, is recovering from the pandemic and complications added, as a consequence of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.


  • Developing Portfolio Return Expectations

    Investment success hinges largely on getting the answer right to this question: Would you accept 10% less return on stocks annually to experience 40% less volatility than stocks? If so, congratulations! You’re on your way to developing realistic investment expectations.


  • Why Investors Like Our Financial Commentary

    Amid an information explosion, here's evidence of why investors can trust the financial content presented here weekly. The clipping shown above is from today's front page of The New York Times. It's a story about China's demographic problems. This is a story covered in December 2019 in this space.


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