Why is this downgrade happening now and what does it mean to us as we save for and in retirement?
We want to explore that in this episode and get Don’s perspective on what happened after the last downgrade and try to determine what we can do as investors to protect ourselves moving forward.
The biggest news in the financial world this month has been the failure of major banks like Silicon Valley Bank and Signature Bank. There didn’t seem to be any concerns about their stability even a few weeks ago, but things fell apart quickly. So the obvious question is what happened and how will this…Read More
You might have come across headlines in recent weeks that keep talking about ESG investing. It’s an issue that has been all over the financial news lately and is gaining notice with the investing public. This ESG, or Environmental, Social, and corporate Governance, is a hot issue on Wall Street and affects many 401(k) and…Read More
We are heading toward Christmas and The New Year at lightning speed. We are only weeks away from 2023. It looks like we came off Black Friday and Cyber Monday with lots of shoppers and over the past week we have had better-than-expected economic data, yet the stock market has dropped. What are we to…Read More
Washington recently passed the Inflation Reduction Act, which on the surface appears to be aimed at solving the inflation problem. But there’s much more inside the bill, including a few different items that directly impacts financial planning. We’ll break down this new legislation on the podcast and highlight other laws that might be on the way.Read More
For economic geeks like ourselves and those old enough to remember, this week will be seen as
the anniversary of one of the greatest bull markets in history. It was on August 12, 1982,
that the Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped to its low of 777 (lucky number) —almost
For economic geeks like ourselves and those old enough to remember, this week will be seen as the anniversary of one of the greatest bull markets in history. It was on August 12, 1982, that the Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped to its low of 777 (lucky number) —almost precisely where the Index had closed in January 1964, more than 18 years earlier!
Interest rates are going up, inflation is impacting our wallets, and bond prices are down. On today’s episode, we break down these issues and how they could impact you.Read More
What does it take to be a winner in today’s stock market? We’ll explore the difference between winners and losers when it comes to investing on today’s episode.Read More
Election Day is behind us but the results for this year’s vote are still unclear. As unusual as the 2020 election has been, there are some surprising parallels to previous years. Join us as we go through those and then discuss what we can be doing from a planning standpoint during all the uncertainty.Read More
As summer winds down, the economy is still facing numerous challenges but you wouldn’t know it by looking at the stock market and real estate these past few months. Let’s try to make some sense of what we’re seeing in both markets and find out what Don thinks about the rest of the year.Read More
The coronavirus struck quickly across the country and it caused a rapid sell off in the market that has many people worried. How bad will this be? What can you be doing for your retirement plan? We get the latest from Don Cash with his perspective on what we’re witnessing.Read More