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Market Commentary 04/23/2019

The Markets And the answer is… A Jeopardy! contestant captured the nation’s attention last week by setting multiple records for the most money earned in …

5 Kid-Friendly Financial Literacy Tips

Who is teaching your kids or grandkids about money? They likely aren’t learning about it in school; only 17 states in the U.S. currently require …

Market Commentary 04/09/2019

The Markets The first quarter of 2019 brought a welcome reversal. Last year, Barron’s published a group of market strategists’ expectations for 2019 performance. The article came …

LifeStyle Newsletter – Sleep: It’s More Elusive as We Get Older

If someone tells you older people need less sleep than younger people do, don’t believe it. Older Americans need about eight hours of sleep, just …

Market Commentary 04/02/2019

The Markets “Fascinatingly counterintuitive…” That’s how Michael Arone, an investment strategist, described the U.S. market environment to Avi Salzman of Barron’s: “‘Stocks are rallying, but bond …

How Will Rising Healthcare Costs Affect Your Retirement?

It’s no secret healthcare costs are going up. Medical expenses have been steadily increasing for years. In 2007, costs were up almost 12 percent. However, …

Market Commentary 03/26/2019

The Markets Wonder what the Federal Reserve’s 40-yard dash time is? On Wednesday, the Fed juked like an NFL running back and left investors wondering …

Market Commentary 03/20/2019

The Markets Stock and bond markets rallied. Last week, major U.S. stock indices finished higher for the 10th time in 12 weeks. Bond markets moved higher, …