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Article website 2019 8.26

Ways to Ease the Cost of College

Ways to Ease the Cost of College A look at grants, scholarships, 529 plans, and other methods.        How much could a college education cost in the 2030s? You may want to take a deep breath and sit down before reading the next paragraph.   A MassMutual analysis projects that four years of…

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Weekly Update: Turbulence Continues, Atlanta

In this week’s recap: China unveils new tariffs, the U.S. responds in kind, Jerome Powell speaks at Jackson Hole, leading economic indicators rise, and stocks fall. Weekly Economic Update     THE WEEK ON WALL STREET Traders assumed that the week’s biggest news event would be Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell’s speech at the annual…

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Weekly Update: Volatility Marks Last Week

In this week’s recap: equities are hit by considerable volatility, following developments in the bond market as well as the U.S.-China trade dispute. Weekly Economic Update   THE WEEK ON WALL STREET U.S. stock indices saw significant ups and downs last week, with traders looking for economic cues from Treasury yields and also developments in…

Article website 2019 8.5

Retirement and Adult Children

Retirement and Adult Children Supporting family can put a crimp in your strategy.     Families are one of the great joys in life, and part of the love you show to your family is making sure that their basic needs are met. While that’s only to be expected from birth through the high school…

Weekly topper 2019 8.5

Weekly Update: FED Cuts Benchmark Interest Rate

In this week’s recap: stocks fall after a Federal Reserve rate cut, new tariffs are planned for Chinese goods, and payrolls see triple-digit monthly growth. Weekly Economic Update   THE WEEK ON WALL STREET Last week, the Federal Reserve cut interest rates for the first time in more than a decade, in line with Wall…

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Weekly Update: Growth in the Second Quarter

In this week’s recap: stocks rise, data shows economic growth slowing from the first quarter, and the stage is set for further U.S.-China trade discussions. Weekly Economic Update     THE WEEK ON WALL STREET Last week, investors assessed earnings and the initial estimate of second-quarter economic growth, while awaiting the Federal Reserve’s next announcement…

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Is Your Company’s 401(k) Plan as Good as It Could Be?

Is Your Company’s 401(k) Plan as Good as It Could Be? Two recent court rulings may make you want to double-check.   How often do retirement plan sponsors check up on 401(k)s? Some small businesses may not be prepared to benchmark processes and continuously look for and reject unacceptable investments.   Do you have high-quality…

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Weekly Update: Anticipation of FED meeting effects Markets

In this week’s recap: stocks dip as earnings season begins; investors wait for the July Federal Reserve meeting, while considering retail sales data and comments from Fed officials. Weekly Economic Update THE WEEK ON WALL STREET Stock benchmarks retreated during the first week of the second-quarter earnings season. As some big names shared quarterly results,…

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Weekly Update: Historic Peaks- What is in store for Atlanta?

In this week’s recap: the S&P 500 and Dow Jones Industrial Average close at historic peaks after bulls consider Capitol Hill testimony from Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell; tame inflation persists. Weekly Economic Update     THE WEEK ON WALL STREET Friday, the S&P 500 settled above 3,000 for the first time, after rising 0.78%…

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June’s Jobs Report- How it affects you Atlanta.

In this week’s recap: stocks hit record peaks, then descend after the Friday release of the June jobs report; further tariffs are planned for European imports. Weekly Economic Update     THE WEEK ON WALL STREET U.S. stock benchmarks opened a new quarter positively. The S&P 500 gained 1.65% in the opening week of July;…

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