The topic of IRAs can be confusing and we typically get questions this time of year on IRA contributions amounts and limits and deadlines.
Dr. Alan Greenspan, Senior Economic Advisor. Dr. Greenspan served five terms as chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System from August 11, 1987, when he was first appointed by President Ronald Reagan.
Absent any last minute changes from Congress, below are a few year-end tax reminders. This list is not exhaustive and a conversation with your tax advisor is always recommended.
Moderna’s vaccine was 94.5% effective, making two vaccines that have proven effective beyond the expectations of almost everyone. This has very significant ramifications for the economy and highly differentiated implications for various businesses.
The Bob Dylan anti-establishment, frustrated-youth song that became the anthem for change during the U.S. civil rights movement could also apply to corporate Japan today. Japanese equity investors, frustrated with decades of poor returns, are calling for significant change. It’s beginning to happen.
Our comprehensive annual guide to Social Security and Medicare Updates
The big news this morning is changing the investing landscape and adding to the positive market response.
Social Security Administration (SSA) announced on October 13, 2020 it’s 2021 annual cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) will be 1.3%, which represents an average increase in retirement benefits for active recipients of $20 per month starting in January. SSA’s 2021 COLA represents the smallest increase since 2017.
It’s hard to argue that either candidate’s election will amount to a surprise. After all, in the absence of polling data, it’s a coin-toss, a fifty-fifty chance either way. Come what may, the outcome won’t be a surprise. So why is the market so jittery and what’s in store?