By now, many of the New Year’s resolutions have fallen by the wayside (or waistline) already. But a new year is an excellent time to get started with a basic investment plan if you have been on the sidelines. Here are some tips.
Having twice been snubbed by Charles de Gaulle, Great Britain finally entered the European Union in 1975. On December 31, 2020, she headed for the exit.
Santa Claus is coming to town. We know this because the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) has once again commenced tracking the progress of the jolly old elf as he makes his appointed rounds on Christmas Eve.
Electric vehicle maker Tesla, Inc. has been on a tear, with its stock price rising nearly six-fold so far this year. The upstart is about to finish out the year in grand style with its induction into the venerable S&P 500 index. The move is slated for December 21 and promises to set off a frenzy of trading as the date approaches.
Most of us will gladly say adieu to 2020. But for retirement account holders, there are a few days left before we turn the page in which to take advantage of certain one-time tax breaks in the Covid relief legislation passed last March.
Americans are still burdened with student loan, auto loan and credit card obligations that continue to place stress on family budgets, a problem exacerbated by the extraordinary economic hardships from the pandemic. If you are looking for help on how to tackle a mountain of debt, here are a few tips to get started.
As we celebrate Thanksgiving during this unusual year, our festivities are going to look very different. But it has always been a most American trait that we find a way to express our gratitude despite infestations, depressions, wars and privations.
The end of 2020 cannot come fast enough. However, despite our exuberance to turn the page on this horrible year, there are still tax planning steps that investors can take to keep as much in their pockets as possible come April 15.
With the weaker than expected performance by Democrats in Congress and a decisive Electoral College margin for Biden, investors are now recalibrating expectations toward the odds of a moderate but sustained economic recovery and respectable market performance over the next few years.
In the financial services industry, consolidation is the name of the game. To wit: 2 of the biggest players catering to individual investors and independent advisors have finally consummated a marriage announced a year ago.