Longfellow famously said, “Into each life some rain must fall.” In the world of investing, we modify that to, “Into each portfolio some loss must occur.” On the bright side, there is sometimes a way to create a ray of sunshine from the downside of
What a difference a year can make. As discussed in the 2016 Fourth Quarter Market Overview it was less than one year ago that markets were in a mini melt-down due primarily to global economic concerns.
Modified Adjusted Gross Income (MAGI) is used to determine whether an individual qualifies for certain tax deductions, for example, how much of an individual's IRA contribution is deductible and whether an individual is eligible f
The following piece was actually penned prior to the recent US elections, but given the surprising result and volatile, yet positive market reaction, we thought it was worth pointing out how the article may help us understand the post-election mar