Now the question we are getting is: when will this bear market end? Some pundits have suggested that the following events may act as the catalysts that mark the end of the downdraft: The mid-terms, when Republicans take a majority in Congress, when the Federal Reserve stops raising rates and inflation subsides, after we experience our next recession, and so on.
Lower Taxable Income in Retirement Taxes happen to be one of the largest expenses in retirement, and taxes can increase once you start to take your required minimum distribution (RMD) at age 72. As most of you know, you have the option to distribute your RMD or up to $100,000 to qualified charities… Read More
Are Annuities Good for Me?? The answer is annuities are good for very specific needs and can be great for those who need them and not great for those who don’t. In this newsletter I want to explain what types of annuities there are and the typical needs that are common among these annuity owners. … Read More
It seems that way at the moment, doesn’t it? There’s a war in Europe. Each headline appears worse than the one before, and as this trend intensifies, bad on bad, fear on fear, the adaptive forces of humanity take charge – let’s make lemonade. Elon is buying Twitter. Ha…. Mr. Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc. bought insurer Alleghany Corp.… Read More
April, 28 2022 at 12:00 PM
Windsor Wealth Planners & Strategists will present What Women Need to know About Divorce & Widow Social Security Benefits with former SSA Administrator Cindy Lundquist at noon on April 28.
Headline News: Wall Street is set to open sharply lower after Goldman Sachs (GS) missed expectations for Q4 earnings and was trading down 4% in pre-market trading. Also, Treasury yields marched higher as the 2-year yield moved above 1% for the first time since February 2020, and the 10-year note moved to 1.83%, its highest… Read More
Recently I spoke with a fine lady ill with the bug-of-our time. The conversation, texting, concluded with a comment about living in strange times. If only stock prices weren’t so high…. If only we could go back to normal…. If only I had…. If only…. Often, things are not as we wish them to be.… Read More
Everything about this year seems BIG. A pandemic. Big swings in equity markets: Down 35% from intraday high (February 19th to the low, March 23rd ), up 70% from that low to yesterday’s (December 17th) high, HUZZAH…. Big intellects, Big money, Big pharma and Big government intersect to provide us not one, but two vaccines… Read More
Thanksgiving just passed, “And we might remind ourselves also, that if those men setting out from Delftshaven had been daunted by the troubles they saw around them, then we could not this autumn be thankful for a fair land.” *, I hope you rejoiced as we did with giving thanks for the blessings of living… Read More