Indices ended lower on the last trading session of the month. Brands traded down Friday on a variety of economic data. First-quarter gross domestic product, initially reported up 0.2 percent, was downwardly revised to negative 0.7 percent in a second estimate.
Bil Lako, CFP®, helps with your homework on saving for higher education costs in today’s Marietta Daily Journal. Read the Article
Tax losses apply to business or investment activity. Make sure the IRS doesn’t view your loss as a hobby loss. We explain in this week’s Business Tip.
Indices ended slightly to the downside on Thursday. Brands rebounded from earlier losses to close lower. Energy stocks such as Total, BP, and PetroChina led the way down on the S&P 500.
Qualified longevity annuity contracts are not included in the value of your IRA or 401(k) for RMD calculations. Learn more in this week’s Insurance Tip.
Trading closed with gains on Wednesday. Technology stocks such as Apple, Microsoft, Oracle and IBM led the ascent. Brands rebounded today from Tuesday’s downswing on mixed news.
Everyone hates to keep records, but you could miss out on the exclusion for home gains if you don’t. We explain in this week’s Tax Tip.
Indices closed well into the red zone on Tuesday. Stocks dipped on a variety of economic news. Energy brands such as Exxon Mobil, BP, Royal Dutch Shell and Chevron traded lower.
At mid-year, your financial planning opportunities are greater than if you wait until the end of the year. We explain what to check in this week’s Financial Tip.
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