Saving for college? Consider tax-advantaged strategies to get the most from your savings. We explain in this week’s Tax Tip.
Brands retreated slightly on Tuesday. Intel led decliners on the Dow following a BMO Capital ratings downgrade to “market perform.” Stocks dipped amid a variety of economic data.
Money doesn’t buy happiness, per say, but it can help if you spend wisely. We explain in this week’s Financial Tip.
Stocks stepped up on Monday amid favorable economic news. Technology brands such as Microsoft and Altera let the way. Microsoft moved up after announcing a late July release of its new operating system, Windows 10, while Altera added gains after Intel announced plans to purchase the chipmaker for $54 a share, or $16.7 billion.
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.