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Billions of Snowflakes in Summer & Eye-Popping Housing Stats

Marriage Financing for the Millennial Generation

Young adults born between 1981 and 1996, the Millennial Generation, face a variety of challenges in their quest for financial security – especially those preparing to get married.

Ranking the Best and Worst Presidents – Part II

Every four years, Washington D.C. and Wall Street converge as Americans elect a president and Wall Street tries to figure out what the outcome means for the stock and bond markets. And since so many hypotheses on this topic abound, it’s hard to keep track of them all.

The 9/11 Tribute in Light Will Be Dark in 2020

For 18 years, the Tribute in Light would beam over New York City on the evening of September 11th to mark the anniversary of that fateful day in 2001. But in 2020, another tragedy that no one saw coming – a global pandemic – has forced the cancellation of this year’s Tribute in Light on the 19th anniversary of the attacks.

Record-Breaking 2020 Wildfires are Not Over

California and the Pacific Northwest have to contend with wildfire season for six months of every year from May through October, with the last two months typically being the worst.

Should Equity Investors Worry About September?

The “September Swoon” is a seasonal trend in the stock market and one that has been well documented by researchers and the press. The fact is, September has historically been the worst month on the calendar for stocks – from 1928 through 2019.

Ranking the Best and Worst Presidents – Part I

Every four years, Washington D.C. and Wall Street converge as Americans elect a president and Wall Street tries to figure out what the outcome means for the stock and bond markets. And since so many hypotheses on this topic abound, it’s hard to keep track of them all.

The DJIA Gets a Major Shakeup on August 31 st

Three of the 30 companies are changing, including its oldest member

Perspective on the Second Fastest Bear Recovery

Starting with the last week in July and for the first three weeks of August, investors celebrated that the S&P 500 had advanced for four consecutive weeks, culminating with it passing its pre-COVID peak from February 19th on August 17th.

Eight suggestions on your way to establishing true financial wellness

August is National Wellness Month, an entire month where we can focus on self-care, managing stress and promoting healthy routines on our way to a lifetime of wellness.

Why Did Warren Sell Banks for a Gold Stock?

Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK.B ) has put its gilded name behind one of the largest gold-mining companies, adding to the list of big-name investors making wagers tied to the precious metal at a time of significant economic uncertainty.

COVID Change How You Think About Spending?

The COVID-19 pandemic has reshaped our lives in unprecedented ways, forcing us to stay at home more, adjust our spending habits and even reevaluate our retirement hopes and dreams.