In this week’s recap: Rising bond yields deliver a blow to stocks; Fed Chair affirms commitment to current money policy. Weekly Economic Update     THE WEEK ON WALL STREET Stocks dropped amid rising long-term bond yields, with sharp declines in high-valuation growth stocks leading the overall market lower. The Dow Jones Industrial Average slipped…

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  How to Prepare for Tax Season     In this guide, we’ll explore ways to help you prepare for the upcoming tax season.   Keep in mind, this guide is for informational purposes only and is not a replacement for real-life advice, so make sure to consult your tax, legal, and accounting professionals before…

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In this week’s recap: A streak of optimism on fiscal stimulus and vaccines boosts the markets; Yellen tells Congress to “act big.” Weekly Economic Update   THE WEEK ON WALL STREET Anticipation of a new fiscal stimulus and improved vaccine distribution powered stocks to fresh record highs last week with technology stocks leading the way.…

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How To Make SMART Financial Goals Last year was history making. Widespread and rapid shifts in how we interacted with the outside world touched every aspect of our lives. For many it was a challenging year financially with unemployment hitting the service, travel, and entertainment industries disproportionally harsher than other businesses.[1] But even if you…

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Getting started with you household budget.     Budgeting towards needs and goals. One of the objectives of creating a household budget is that, as time moves on and the various household members advance in their careers, they are likely to make more money. Knowing where that money goes can help direct that money to…

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