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Skateboarding, karate, surfing, sport climbing, and BMX freestyle are newer sports added to the Olympics in recent years. We will use this exciting global tradition to work our way through a mid-year market update.
When searching for an assisted living community for your loved one, it’s difficult to know exactly what to look for or which amenities matter most. Regional marketing specialist John Ruedi provides a helpful overview of key considerations as you evaluate your options.
As we near the end of July, daily new COVID-19 cases in the U.S. are at the lowest number since the pandemic began. This has given many people the confidence to resume normal activities as seen in passenger airline data. For the first time since the beginning of the pandemic, airline traffic has been positive.
Estate planning is a process designed to help you manage and preserve your assets while you are alive, and to conserve and control their distribution after your death according to your goals and objectives. Your particular estate planning needs will depend on your age, health, life stage, goals, the types of assets you own, level of wealth, and many other factors. Learn more in this white paper.
Most index ETFs that invest in emerging markets hold a large allocation to China, roughly 30-40 percent, giving investors broad, diversified exposure. But if you’re thinking about buying individual Chinese stocks, Danny Noonan, an investment research analyst, suggests that you exercise caution.
The proposed American Families Plan could change the tax relief we have recently grown accustomed to. The plan raises a number of issues and possible strategies for taxpayers to consider in 2021.
If you have a second home or are thinking about purchasing one, you may want to think about how the proposed American Families Plan may affect how it is taxed. Financial advisor Jeff Lewis takes a closer look.
While buzzwords like inflation, gold, and Bitcoin draw attention, markets do not appear overly concerned by inflation. And even if inflation rears its ugly head, do gold and Bitcoin actually represent hedges against the risk? Senior investment research analyst Eamon Verdone examines the answer to this question in his blog post.
Many are debating the aftereffects of COVID-19, particularly, inflation. Investment research analyst Danny Noonan dissects the inflation question and frames the debate with thought-provoking examples and charts.
Financial advisor Janet Petran provides a helpful overview of how a well-executed estate plan can support women as they transition through different life stages. This blog is the final installment of a three-part Cents of Self series about estate planning for women.
Incorporating alternative investments into a portfolio is an art and a science. Senior investment research analyst Eamon Verdone examines the data and whether it supports including alternatives in a portfolio or if investors may be better off sticking with a tried and true portfolio of stocks and bonds.
Brent Brodeski, Savant’s CEO, shares his insights about personal and professional success with the graduating class of 2021. His wisdom focuses on six themes including the importance of taking risks, lifelong learning, and more.