In April, the Department of Labor issued a ruling that has significant implications for investors at all levels. Although the ruling faces challenges before its official implementation in April 2017, chances are good that it will survive in some
Insurance is a critical part of protecting one’s wealth and minimizing risk. While most people know they need basics like automobile insurance and homeowners’ coverage, fewer are familiar with umbrella insurance – coverage we think is equally as
Unfortunately, just as with the first quarters of 2015 and 2014, U.S GDP growth in the first quarter of 2016 is expected to be sluggish again – certainly lower than the recent average of about 2%, and possibly slightly negative. The average estim
The global economy is not in as bad a shape today as described in that famous line depicting the depressing conditions in London and Paris during the French Revolution, but you might not know it based on the behavior of the financial markets at th
Compared to stocks, bonds and most other investment vehicles, real estate is a highly tangible asset – and an emotional one. We raise our children there, our vacations often revolve around it and it’s our piece of a beach or mountain we love.