Congress took a big step last week toward enacting some sort of tax cuts and tax reform. That big step was the US Senate passing a budget resolution creating the room for ten years of tax cuts totaling $1.5 trillion with a simple majority vote. This procedure means there is no need to break a […]
The media says the stock market is due for a major correction. Is it? Watch our video on why you should not let the media affect your decisions when it comes to financial planning.
Someone selling insurance or financial ‘products’ does not make them a ‘financial planner’. What does? Watch our video for more information.
Remember the weak May payroll report – just 138,000? Didn’t think so. But, back then, that first report on May was reported as a massive economic slowdown that should stop the Fed from further rate hikes. But the weak May number was due to a calendar quirk that led to an undercount of college kids […]
The US economy has grown at an average annual rate of only 2.1% since the recovery started in mid-2009, far slower than during the economic expansions of the 1980s and 1990s. Many analysts tie some of the slower growth to slower expansion in the labor force due to retiring Boomers and the end of the […]
There is a big difference between a financial planner and investment advisor. Watch Michael Rogan, founder of Rogan & Associates discuss the difference and how to have long term financial planning success.
Excellent summary of what changes to expect (Obamacare, corporation tax cut, Medicaid, fuel industry, etc.) with President-elect Trump in office by Brian Wesbury, Chief Economist at First Trust. Revolution Elections have consequences and the impact on U.S. economic policy of last week’s election will be enormous. We’re sure we’ll be writing about all of […]
Did you know that the S&P 500 (a stock index of primarily large U.S. corporations) is up about a bazillion percent this year? (Yes, that is a technical term). Like the kid who sees that commercial for the cool new toy, you might be thinking that all you want for Christmas (or Chanukah, Kwanzaa or […]