The FOMC has raised the funds rate nine times since December 2015, with four increases in 2018 alone. March projections suggest that there may be no rate increases in 2019 at all. We explain in this week’s Financial Tip.
This week on “Money Talks,” your hosts delve into a couple’s situation where they are increasing their emergency reserve and want to protect the purchasing power of their liquidity. The planners discuss why it may not be best to chase the highest yield and the different cash equivalents for short-term money.
This week on “Money Talks,” your hosts discuss the circumstances of a business owner who has a 10-year plan to transition his ownership to employees but is concerned about what can happen in that time. They discuss buy-sell agreements, which are contracts to buy and sell a departing business owner’s interest.
In today’s Marietta Daily Journal, Bil Lako, CFP®, explains how to position your investments so you should not have to sell stocks to cover liquidity needs when the market is falling.
With the cost of college continuing to increase year after year, for many families, financial aid can be the deciding factor in whether a child attends the college of his or her choice. We explain how you can compare financial aid packages in this week’s Financial Tip.
This week on “Money Talks,” your hosts look at a couple’s situation where they are five years from retirement and are concerned about the likelihood of a recession in the next three to five years. The experts discuss how the Ten Year Rule would work for them and how to position their investment portfolio.
In today’s Marietta Daily Journal, Bil Lako, CFP® explains how a qualified charitable distribution can provide a significant savings over giving to charity after tax, as charitable deductions are “below the line” deductions. Read the Article This article is for demonstrative and academic purposes and is meant to provide valuable background information on particular investments, NOT a…
A DRIP automatically reinvests your shareholder dividends in more shares of the same company’s stock. When you are due a dividend, you are issued more shares of stock instead of a cash dividend payment. In some cases, the issuing company will cover the broker’s fees and may even provide the additional shares at a discounted…