Last year was one of the most challenging years investors have seen in recent times. Thanks to the effects of geological missteps, trade tension, rising interest rates and populism, investment managers dealt with a great deal of market volatility.Read More
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Over the past 30 years, interest rates have been on a downward trend. The Federal Funds Rate, a key influencer of interest rates in the U.S. economy, hovered around 8.75% in December of 1988. Since that time, it has fallen significantly, with the rate dropping to a range of 0% to 0.25% in the wake of the Great Recession due to the Federal Reserve’s efforts to stimulate spending in a diminished economy.
All of that is about to change.Read More
It’s been just a short time since Donald Trump took the oath as 45th President of the United States, and already there has been a lot of debate around how he will impact the lives of average Americans in terms of jobs, economy, taxes, investments, and more.
Whether you are a Republican, Democrat, Independent or indifferent, you may find yourself wondering how the Trump presidency will affect you, your family and your investment strategy. Will this new president make any unprecedented changes that will profoundly impact your financial future, for better or for worse?Read More