The Federal Reserve raised short-term interest rates by another quarter point on Wednesday. That, by itself, was clear, with the Fed now targeting a range for short-term rates between 4.75% and 5.00%. The problem was that the Fed continues to ignore the most important...
Ignore the Crazy | March 13, 2023
The top tax rate on capital gains and dividends would go to 44.6% versus a current 23.8% (almost double!), the top tax rate on regular income would go to 44.0%. Taxes would go up on S Corporations, small business income, and interest income.
Hard Landing, Soft Landing, or No Landing | February 27, 2023
In the past few weeks, a growing chorus of economists and investors have decided that the pessimistic narrative had it wrong all along, that the US isn’t headed for a hard landing, which would mean a recession, it isn’t even headed for a soft landing…
Outlook 2023: Finding Balance
Through all the challenges, newfound opportunities, and every high and low we’ve experienced during the last couple of years, it’s no surprise why we might be striving for more balance.
Midyear Outlook 2022 | Navigating Turbulence | July 12, 2022
LPL Research “Midyear Outlook 2022: Navigating Turbulence” features LPL Research’s economic and market forecasts for the second half of 2022.
Outlook 2022: Passing the Baton
Get a head start on your financial future with LPL Research’s economic and market forecasts for 2022 with Outlook 2022: Passing the Baton.
We are very excited to announce that we are now able to respond to texts messages to our office number
Many of you have expressed in being able to communicate with us via text Due to a new initiative by LPL, we are very excited to announce that we are now able to respond to texts messages to our office number…
Yours, Mine, and Ours — A Couple’s Guide to Retirement Planning
While the reasons for earning two incomes may vary from couple to couple, these families often face a similar financial challenge: participation in separate retirement programs.
Withdrawing Your Assets: Understanding RMDs
When it comes time to start withdrawing the money you’ve spent a lifetime accumulating in your retirement portfolio, you want to ensure that you make the right decisions.
Will Your Money Last? Risks to Retirement Income
A sound retirement income plan takes into account several financial risks, including the potential for the retiree to outlive his or her assets, the effects of inflation on future income, rising health care costs, and the uncertain future of the Social Security system.