WHAT IS THE BUSINESS CYCLE?
To people of faith, hearing that the economy moves in cycles may sound very similar to one of our favorite passages in Ecclesiastes.
A WORLD OF OPPORTUNITY
If you’re interested in getting a few more stamps on your passport without ever leaving the country, investing in overseas markets might appeal to you.
DISABILITY INSURANCE: INSURING YOU, INC.
Believe it or not, your most valuable asset is you. Put another way, your most valuable asset is your ability to earn income over your lifetime. By working for 30, 40, or maybe 50 years, you can generate a considerable amount of income for yourself and your family.
GAUGING THE ECONOMY WITH “SMART TOOLS”
We live in a world of smart phones, smart cars, and smart televisions. So it may come as no surprise to hear that smart economics are trending, too.
FINANCIAL AID IN FOCUS
The deadline for your family to complete its Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form is quickly approaching.
LAWMAKERS EMBRACE THE ROTH IRA
When our nation’s lawmakers updated the retirement rules in late 2022, they “tilted the table” a bit toward Roth Individual Retirement Accounts (IRA), providing several updates that make them more accessible to individual investors.
WHAT IS AN ANNUITY?
Annuities have a bad reputation. They can be seen as expensive and difficult to understand. But it is important to not jump to any
conclusions. Similar to other financial tools, it is best to ask “what role can annuities play in my overall finances?” rather than to avoid them owing to myths or misconceptions.
PREPARING FOR A ONCE-IN-A LIFETIME TRIP
Are you considering a dream vacation Do you see far-away places on the internet or television and think to yourself, “someday?”
THE ROLE OF THE FEDERAL RESERVE
The Federal Reserve is making headlines for how it is handling short-term interest rates, but you may not be aware of the colorful history and wide range of financial responsibilities that fall to the central bank of the United States.
YOUR PERSONAL INFLATION RATE
In 2022, inflation hit levels not seen in more than 41 years. Although the Federal Reserve has tightened its monetary policy to help manage inflation, many people are still concerned about what may lie ahead.