High Earning Women and Wealth Management

In the U.S., women control a third of household assets. But by 2030, U.S. women are expected to control much of the assets that the baby boomer generation will pass to heirs, roughly 30 trillion in assets. High-earning women have become the newest face of wealth and will increase their net worth even more. High-earning women are becoming the primary …

Lessons from 2023’s Five Worst S&P 500 Stocks

As the rollercoaster of financial markets in 2023 came to a close, certain stocks stood out for all the wrong reasons. Among them were five notable names: Moderna, Enphase Energy, Dollar General, Pfizer, and Walgreens Boots Alliance. Despite their diverse sectors – ranging from Healthcare and Technology to Consumer Discretionary and Consumer Staples – these stocks shared a common narrative …

Navigating the 2024 Bond Markets

The close of 2023 witnessed an intense rally in the bond markets, spurred by a resilient U.S. economy and a cooling inflationary environment. The fluctuations in the yield on the 10-year U.S. Treasury throughout the past year have been nothing short of dramatic, reflecting a complex interplay of economic data, Federal Reserve actions, and global market dynamics. While the recent …

Beneficiaries and the Importance of Yearly Reviews

Some may fastidiously plan the path they want their assets to take but not give their beneficiary information the attention it needs and deserves. Designating the appropriate beneficiaries is essential for proper asset planning. Investors should periodically re-visit this information to make certain it still follows their intentions. It may not be the most pleasant conversation topic, but it very …

The Best Investment: Teaching Your Children to Save and Invest

A 2022 Gallup Poll found that 58% of all adult Americans own stock. The top 1% owns more than half the total amount invested among those who own stock. 1 Making investing possible for your children, nieces, nephews and other loved ones may be the key to improving their financial future and getting them off to a good start in …

Gen Xers: “Can I Afford to Retire on My Terms?”

As Generation X, often referred to as the “forgotten generation,” inches closer to retirement, a unique set of challenges and concerns emerges. Born between 1965 and 1980, Gen Xers find themselves facing a pivotal moment, with retirement on the horizon. However, for many in this generation, the road to retirement is uncharted and fraught with financial uncertainty. The Financial Landscape …

8 Financial Wellness Tips to Help Manage Generational Wealth

Asset management and financial wellness can help develop long-term confidence when wealth transfers from generation to generation. Understanding and implementing financial wellness techniques is essential for effectively sharing wealth with the next generations. Here are some financial wellness tips to help manage generational wealth transfer more confidently:   Tip #1 – Participate in Estate Planning A vital pillar for managing …

Don’t Miss Out on These 5 Commonly Overlooked Tax Deductions

When you own a business, you get to deduct business expenses from your business income. This general rule applies, subject to certain limitations, whether you are a sole proprietor with employees or a self-employed freelancer working in the gig economy. The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) allows you to claim tax deductions for expenses that are necessary and ordinary for your business. …