Social Security Benefits to Increase in 2017

Social Security: Good News/Bad News for the Upcoming Year

The Good News: Social Security Benefits to Increase in 2017  The annual cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) can provide an increase in the benefit amount people receive each month. By law, the monthly Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) federal benefit … Continue reading →

history of stock market recoveries

HISTORY OF STOCK MARKET RECOVERIES AFTER MAJOR WORLD EVENTS

U.S. Market Recovery After Financial Crises: All-Stock Portfolio Stock prices suffer during financial crises, but they typically recover over time. This image illustrates the cumulative returns of an all-stock portfolio after six historical U.S. financial crises. In the short term, … Continue reading →

What type of financial advisor should you hire?

What Type of Financial Advisor Should You Hire?

Now that you know when to consult a financial advisor, let’s review what type of financial advisor you should hire: Thankfully, within the arena of financial planners, how the planner is paid actually serves as a valuable tool in helping you make … Continue reading →