Category: The “Sweet” Scoop
Look Towards the Horizon
The Markets Keep your eyes on the horizon. Motion sickness happens when your body receives conflicting signals from your eyes, ears, and other body parts. … Read more
How Are You Feeling About Financial Markets?
Some votes are still being counted but investors appear to be happy with the outcome of mid-term elections. Major U.S. stock indices in the United … Read more
Unemployment – Still an Important Number
The Markets Stocks recovered some ground last week and then stumbled over unemployment. Major U.S. stock indices faltered Friday after the Bureau of Labor Statistics … Read more
“Lagging” vs “Leading”
The Markets Why did the stock market fall when the economy is doing well? The answer is that one reflects the past and the other … Read more
The 10 Commandments of Retirement
Written By: RICHARDQUINN We’re faced with a host of thorny retirement issues: Keep Social Security solvent. Make Medicare affordable. Many Americans aren’t saving enough. They … Read more
Hoping For Calmer Markets Ahead
The Markets Like an unexpected gust of wind that blows the hat off your head or flips your umbrella inside out, last week’s stock market … Read more
Why Didn’t Stock Markets Move Higher?
The Markets The stock market tends to be a leading economic indicator.1 Last week offered some insight to economics and stock market behavior. The U.S. … Read more
It Wasn’t Headline News
The Markets It wasn’t headline news… But, if newsprint was still popular, last week’s key economic news would have appeared below the fold. The Federal … Read more
Are You Ready For Retirement?
Even those who have saved millions must prepare for a lifestyle adjustment. A successful retirement is not merely measured in financial terms. Even those who retire … Read more
Did You Know 529s Are Powerful Estate Planning Tools?
These versatile savings accounts might be the estate planning vehicle you need to learn about. Sure, most of us associate 529 accounts as college-saving vehicles. … Read more
A Hitch In The Giddy-Up
The Markets Where is our country’s biggest export market? Markets were fired up last week after the United States and Mexico agreed on new trade … Read more
Mentoring: The 15-Minute Game Changer
Despite the small investment of time, mentoring reaps big rewards for both parties involved. There’s a new associate in your office. She works hard, shows … Read more