Déjà Vu All Over Again

Hand drawing with chalk money earning strategy

Investment fads are nothing new. When selecting strategies for their portfolios, investors are often tempted to seek out the latest and greatest investment opportunities. Over the years, these approaches have sought to capitalize on developments such as the perceived relative strength of particular geographic regions, technological changes in the economy, or the popularity of different… Read More »

Getting to the Point of a Point

Getting to the Point of a Point

A quick online search for “Dow rallies 500 points” yields a cascade of news stories with similar titles, as does a similar search for “Dow drops 500 points.” These types of headlines may make little sense to some investors, given that a “point” for the Dow and what it means to an individual’s portfolio may… Read More »

401(k) and IRA Contribution Limits Boosted for 2019!

401k and IRA Limits See Boost in 2019

It’s time to adjust your 401(k) and IRA contributions for 2019! The Treasury Department has announced inflation-adjusted figures for retirement account savings, and there are a lot of changes that will help savers contribute more to these accounts. After six years stuck at $5,500, the amount you can contribute to an Individual Retirement Account is… Read More »