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Finding Yield for Short-Term Investments

2022-10-20T15:16:22-04:00October 20th, 2022|

By Alex Albert, CFP® Highlights Interest for high-yield savings accounts and CDs are on the rise Bonds and treasuries are worth close consideration Estimated read time: 3 mins The Federal Reserve is fighting tirelessly to control inflation by aggressively raising the Fed Funds (short term) interest rate, and letting longer-term rates rise as it [...]

Why the U.S. Government’s Latest Action Benefits Bond Investors

2022-05-05T13:21:04-04:00April 18th, 2022|

By Alex Albert, CFP® Highlights A recap of the Federal Reserve’s approach during the pandemic How the latest course correction benefits investors Why rising rates make fixed income investments more attractive Estimated read time: 3 mins Interest rates represent the cost to borrow money whether as assessed on a credit card, a mortgage, or [...]

Economic Observations & Forecast

2021-10-04T14:21:43-04:00September 9th, 2021|

By Sean McGuirk, CFA® Highlights Inflation is higher than pre-pandemic levels, but manageable The labor shortage continues, but is expected to ease Commerce less likely to endure wide scale COVID lockdowns Estimated read time: 3 mins The U.S. economy continues to recover from the quickest recession on record, reaching its pre-pandemic real output (i.e. [...]

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