Money In Motion December 2021

RMDs Get a Small Reprieve
2022 brings new life expectancy tables
2022 Contribution Limits
Is it time to contribute more?
Retirement Preparation Mistakes
Why are they made again and again?

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4th Qtr Portfolio & Market Observations 2021

The year of 2021 was wild, full of surprises and yet a historic one for the markets. Stocks overcame numerous headwinds, including a contested presidential election, an assault of the U.S. Capitol, historically high inflation, supply chain disruptions, the still raging global pandemic and the resurgence in COVID cases due to the new variants. The
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Money In Motion September 2021

End-of-the Year Money Move
Here are some things you might consider before saying goodbye to 2021
Mixed Signals on Inflation
What to know as markets look forward
The Need for Power of Attorney
POAs and other advanced directives are becoming more important

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3rd Qtr Portfolio & Market Observations 2021

Equity returns for the last year and a half have been in a constant steady growth mode since the steep decline caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. The positive momentum continued in the beginning of the third quarter of 2021, with the broad market indexes reaching a series of all-time highs in July and August, powered
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Money In Motion June 2021

The Cryptocurrency Conundrum
It’s more important than ever to be aware of your risk tolerance
The Quiet Fall in Bond Yields
What’s behind the quiet fall in bond yields?
A COLA with Your Social Security?
Preliminary estimates call for a 4.7% cost-of-living increase

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Money In Motion March 2021

The Many Forms of Fixed Income
Looking for yield? Treasuries aren’t your only choice
“Green Shoots” in the Economy
Investors looking for “green shoots” to confirm that the economy is on the mend
The Whims of Wall Street
What to know about shifting market attention, and investor burnout

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2nd Qtr Portfolio & Market Observations 2021

After an already strong start to the year, U.S. equity markets continued to post solid returns in the second quarter, thanks to the ongoing global vaccine rollout combined with fiscal support from the government. The S&P 500, a benchmark for large capitalization domestic companies, gained 8.6% for the quarter and was up 15.3% at the
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1st Qtr Portfolio & Market Observations 2021

The first quarter of 2021 was a turning point in both the pandemic in the United States and the economic damage it has caused. Stocks have not lost any of their luster from the end of last year. Despite a few episodes of heightened volatility, the equity markets marched steadily higher in the first quarter
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Money In Motion December 2020

Earnings Season Gets Underway
Every few months, you may hear the phrase “earnings season” as you listen to financial news
Outlook 2021: Bond Prices
The 10-year Treasury yield has climbed higher since the New Year, which means that some bond prices are dropping
Navigating Your Required Minimum Distribution
As much as you would like to, you can’t keep your money in your retirement account forever

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4th Qtr Portfolio & Market Observations 2020

The year of 2020 is mercifully behind us. It was a truly extraordinary year for the entire world and even more so for financial markets. The year started with the impeachment of an American President, followed by a pandemic that infected millions all over the world, a global recession which this pandemic caused, a bear
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