Brands took a breather on Tuesday. Stocks traded lower on a variety of economic news. Consumer prices increased in April. The Consumer Price Index rose 0.4% versus a 0.1% uptick in March and a 0.2% decrease in February.
In the last year, more workers said they’re “very confident” they will have a comfortable retirement. Learn more in this week’s Financial Tip.
Stocks traded higher on Monday. Energy and technology brands led the upswing. West Texas Intermediate crude oil added 3.3% to settle at $47.72 a barrel. Meanwhile, Apple stepped up 4.1% today following news of Berkshire Hathaway’s one billion dollar stake in the tech behemoth.
Don’t believe just because you were auto enrolled in your 401(k) that it is set-it-and-forget-it. Bil Lako, CFP® explains in today’s Marietta Daily Journal. Read the Article.
The PATH Act extended bonus depreciation and made the Section 179 deduction’s higher expensing amount permanent. Read more in this week’s Business Tip.
If you receive Medicaid waiver payments for caring for an individual, these payments may not be taxable as income. Learn more in this week’s Insurance Tip.
Outsized refund or huge tax bill? Adjusting your W-4 may help eliminate surprises next tax season. We explain in this week’s Tax Tip.
If retirement is near, you may want to focus on your retirement budget, sources of income and paying down debt. Learn more in this week’s Financial Tip.
Indices closed trading with mixed moves. The Dow shed some points Monday while the S&P 500 and Nasdaq added slight gains. Results were mixed amid a variety of economic news.