Entering fall is always a tumultuous time in the stock market. September and October are historically the most volatile months of the year. Now that September is behind us we see that our Growth Stocks portfolio was down last month
Did you hear about the economist that predicted 10 of the last 5 recessions? Well, everyone's an economist these days with the constant talk of the next dreaded recession. Today we'd like to give some perspective on the topic.
July statements of investment accounts are the best we've seen! The S&P 500 stock market peaked on July 26th at approximately 3,027, which is an all-time high. Hooray! However, since then, the market has pulled back some 6%, half of that just today. Can you
What a difference a few months make. Last fall I dropped off our toddler Lucy, at preschool, nervous she wouldn't make it through the first day without melting down. Today, she ended preschool as a young girl, brave, ready to tackle
7 Deadly Sins of a KAISER PERMANENTE Retirement + an offer for a FREE Retirement Income Plan
KaiPerm Credit Union and SMB Financial have teamed up to provide 30 presentations so far across the Portland, Vancouver, and Salem KP campuses. The next presentations are below (updated 10/14/19):
Avoiding making mistakes in retirementHow to choose a lump sum or
It's nice to see the sun shine again, on us and especially on the accounts last month. The stock markets are now at their previous highs as fears of a sudden slowdown appear to be in the rearview mirror, but a few concerns
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