The U.S. economy experienced a number of surprises in 2021 – some good, some bad. The outlook for the coming year is likely to be even more volatile with inflation and Federal Reserve (Fed) policy as the major factors.
Overall, the third quarter was a roller-coaster ride for the market. The Dow, the Russell 2000, the Nasdaq, and the Global Dow lost value, while the S&P 500 was able to eke out a quarterly gain.
Your trusted financial institutions should have solid privacy protocols in place. But you can take steps to protect sensitive information on your end, too.
Online services, important documents and family mementos can carry great value.
Most of us associate 529 accounts as college savings vehicles. They’re flexible, allowing you to transfer assets to anyone, including yourself, for the express purpose of furthering the education of your beneficiary. But did you know that a 529 can be a powerful estate planning tool, too?
Chief Economist Scott Brown discusses the latest market data.