A lot of finance consists of very educated people being shocked when something that’s consistently happened for hundreds of years happens again. – Morgan Housel Leading up to 2022, there had been 26 bear markets… Read More
Your Stock Options Are Vesting, How To Plan for The Windfall
Stock options are often a key part of a compensation package, and when things are going well for your company, they can boost your total income appreciably. But options can be complex, and disentangling this… Read More
How Might Inflation Affect Your Retirement Plans?
The subject of inflation has dominated the recent economic news. After a decade of low inflation rates averaging around 2%, the core inflation rate has soared in recent months. Inflation jumped from 2.6% in March… Read More
What Are Your TSP Investment Options — and How Can You Build a Retirement Portfolio with Them?
As a federal government employee, one key source of retirement income is likely to be the Thrift Savings Plan, or TSP. This is the federal government’s version of a 401(k) plan, a popular retirement savings… Read More
How Should You Invest Extra Cash?
If you find yourself with extra money at the end of the month or quarter after all of your expenses have been paid and you’ve made your regular retirement account contributions, congratulations! Now for the… Read More
What to Watch for During the Presidential Transition
The Economy and Markets What to Watch for During the Presidential Transition After a long and often bitter campaign, it appears more and more likely that Joe Biden will be sworn in as the 46th… Read More
How to Find the Best Financial Advisor for You
Regardless of your reason for seeking financial advice, there is almost certainly a financial advisor who can help. Need assistance with retirement planning or investments, or just want to make sure you’re on track financially?… Read More
How Low Interest Rates Can Help Your Long Term Financial Plan
When it comes to investing, understanding an investor’s edge is key. The edge is what gives an investor a slight chance at beating the market. It could be something as complex as an algorithm that… Read More
Thinking Through Risk and Investing
How We Process Risk — and How This Affects Investing Decisions When it comes to investing, there’s a direct relationship between risk and reward. In other words, the more risk you’re willing to assume in… Read More
The TSP Goes to China – An Emerging Markets Option?
If you follow your investments closely in the Thrift Savings Plan, you’ve probably read about the controversy surrounding the TSP and China. One of the few issues with the TSP has been the lack of an… Read More