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Thursday, June 9, 2022

It has been a historically bad year so far for stocks, with many names in bear markets. Thus far though, the S&P 500 Index has avoided a bear market (classified as a 20% decline from recent highs), as it was down 18.1% as of last week...

 

Thursday, June 9, 2022

When people think of life insurance, what usually comes to mind is settling the deceased's final expenses and providing financial support for their beneficiaries. Although these are the most common uses of life insurance, cash value,...

 

Tuesday, May 17, 2022

It’s tempting to give up on data security altogether, with all the billions of pieces of personal data – Social Security numbers, credit cards, home addresses, phone numbers, passwords and much more – breached and...

 

Wednesday, May 11, 2022

When you're a small business owner, you need to pay extra careful attention to both your business and personal finances. Your financial planning strategies should simultaneously encourage the success of your business while also working...

 

Wednesday, April 6, 2022

No matter what the future holds for Social Security, your financial future is still in your hands. If you're paying attention to the news, you've probably come across story after story on the health of Social Security. And depending on...

 

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Thursday, March 10, 2022

March 9, 2009 – the market closed at its lowest level since 1996 and then… You probably are not aware that March 9, 2022 marks the 13th anniversary of what many call “The End of the Lost Decade” for the stock...

 

Tuesday, March 1, 2022

Asset allocation is a common strategy that you can use to construct an investment portfolio. Asset allocation isn't about picking individual securities. Instead, you focus on broad categories of investments, mixing them together in the...

 

Thursday, February 24, 2022

Wall Street has little recent history to go from, but two things are very likely. Starting in late 2021 and throughout all of 2022, Wall Street has debated what markets might do if Russia invades Ukraine.

 

Wednesday, February 2, 2022

 

Wednesday, February 2, 2022

Many IRA and retirement plan limits are indexed for inflation each year. Although the amount you can contribute to IRAs remains the same in 2022, other key numbers will increase, including how much you can contribute to a work-based...

 

Sunday, January 2, 2022

 

Sunday, January 2, 2022

 

Friday, December 3, 2021

With the holidays here, now is the time to get into the giving spirit and help to change others' lives for the better. Whether you are looking to make a difference in a specific person's life or the life of many, there are many ways to...

 

Friday, December 3, 2021

Year-end is approaching and being prepared is the best way to make this tax season your easiest yet. Following are important information and tools to help you get ready. As always, meeting with your financial professional early and...

 

Tuesday, November 2, 2021

Emotions often drive investors to make poor decisions and underperform. Dynamic investing and overall fitness can often come down to discipline (and planning). Why aren’t you reaping the investment returns you read about in the...

 

Tuesday, November 2, 2021

What are appropriate checklists for year-end tax planning? Tax planners often develop checklists to guide taxpayers toward year-end strategies that might help reduce taxes. Typically, suggestions are grouped into several different...

 

Thursday, October 14, 2021

The characterization of inflation as ”transitory” by Federal Reserve (Fed) Chair Jerome Powell—which has been the subject of debate for months—is likely to come under renewed pressure after the most recent...

 

Thursday, October 14, 2021

A well-structured estate plan can be invaluable to you and your family It is common for people to put off planning their estates. After all, no one wants to anticipate his or her own death. In addition, many people may believe that...

 

Wednesday, October 13, 2021

And just like that, the calendar turned to October and volatility picked up in a big way, with three consecutive 1% moves for the S&P 500 Index to start the month. As we noted in our October preview, this month gets a bad rap for...

 

Monday, August 23, 2021

With increased concerns about the Delta variant, high inflation, and recent misses on economic data, it can be easy to forget that we’re still in the middle of a robust economic recovery and leading indicators continue to support...

 

Friday, August 13, 2021

“Friday the 13th is still better than Monday the whatever.” No known person to cite, but LPL Research can’t disagree. Tomorrow, August 13, will be the first Friday the 13th since November 2020. For most people, this...

 

Sunday, July 25, 2021

2020 was one of the most disruptive years ever for the U.S. job market, almost as significant as the unemployment during the Great Depression in 1933 and surpassing joblessness during the Great Recession from 2006 to 2008. Many...

 

Tuesday, July 6, 2021

Stocks are choppy in typical year two fashion. Yet, many worries are creeping in, with the recent Krispy Kreme IPO near the top of the list. Year Two Mess Year two of bull markets is usually strong, but it can also be quite messy. Ryan...

 

Thursday, July 1, 2021

Nonfarm payrolls rebounded in a big way in June, following relatively disappointing numbers the prior two months. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ June employment report revealed that the domestic economy added 850,000 jobs...

 

Friday, June 4, 2021

Before diving into today’s jobs report for May, it will be a useful exercise to recall the curveball that April’s report threw at investors. One of the more hotly contested topics investors have been debating recently is...

 

Tuesday, June 1, 2021

The amount of negative yielding debt is shrinking and that’s a good sign that the global economic recovery is well underway. While negative yielding debt became prevalent in many non-U.S. countries after the Global Financial...

 

Monday, May 10, 2021

Inflation is one of the primary risks to bondholders. Rising consumer prices erodes the “real” value of principal and interest payments making them worth less. However, the Federal Reserve’s (Fed) reaction to...

 

Thursday, May 6, 2021

Investors betting on a continued acceleration in U.S. payrolls in April following March’s impressive numbers received an unwelcome reminder of just how choppy the data can be month-to-month. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics...

 

Wednesday, April 21, 2021

This week on the LPL Research Market Signals podcast, Chief Market Strategist Ryan Detrick discusses some recent potential market worries, but also several long-term signals that suggest any weakness may be a buying opportunity. Jeff...

 

Tuesday, April 20, 2021

The economic reacceleration is underway in the U.S., as the expanding vaccination campaign, lifting of mobility restrictions, and infusion of fiscal stimulus combined to lift the Conference Board’s Leading Economic Index (LEI) in...

 
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