The Shelves Might be Empty for Christmas
Demand for imported consumer goods continues to surge, while at the same time, there are significantly fewer workers required to maintain and operate these supply chains. Unfortunately, there’s no quick fix. The supply chain is currently on the operating table.
Maybe This Bull Market Is Young
In casual conversations, “we need a market correction” has become commonplace. The S&P 500 has doubled since the lows in March of last year. We achieved 55 new all-time highs this year; the previous record of 77 new all-time highs in 1995 is within reach.
The Death of Retirement [On-Demand Webinar]
In the U.S., our vision of retirement is evolving. Instead of working to retirement age and stopping, more people are seeking a new and different experience. With all of this talk about the end of retirement, Savant Wealth Management commissioned a study to see what the hard data had to say.
Inflation: Temporary or Here to Stay?
2021 created a new rivalry – those who believe inflation is temporary and others who believe it’s more indefinite. The U.S. inflation rate increased to nearly 5.4% year-over-year as of July 2021, the fastest rate of growth since 2008. Concern about rising inflation in the next few years has been a major point of contention.
Savant and Absolute Engagement Explore the Death of “Retirement”
Savant and Absolute Engagement released a joint research report on the evolution of retirement in the United States called The Death of Retirement: New Thinking on the Next Chapter.
The Pandemic’s Effect on Plans for Retirement
While COVID-induced layoffs and furloughs accelerated retirement plans for some, Savant wanted to learn more about the pandemic’s effects on retirement plans for high-net-worth investors and whether factors like age or gender made a difference. See what our research found.
Planning a Semi-Retired Life
The possibility of a delayed or semi-retirement is more relevant than ever. The pandemic forced us to work differently with many working remotely from home. A Victory Lap Retirement provides an opportunity to leverage these new possibilities to leave corporate life sooner and develop work/life balance at a younger age.
With Student Loan Payments Paused Until 2022, What Does That Mean for Graduates?
Financial advisor Daryl Dagit was interviewed by WMBD in Peoria, IL about the student loan relief extension to January 2022.
MarketWise: August 2021
As we enter mid-August, daily new COVID-19 cases in the U.S. have spiked. We saw about 190,000 new daily cases on July 20, up from approximately 20,000 in the prior month, but the death rate remains low. Despite this backdrop, the economy continues to achieve new highs.
Considering Divorce? How a Financial Advisor Can Help
Overall, the rate of divorces in America is falling, but it’s increasing among couples age 50 and over. The divorce process has many moving parts, and you’ll want to consider working with a team of professionals.
The American Families Plan: Vaulting into the Middle Class
President Biden recently unveiled his newest proposal – The American Families Plan (AFP), an ambitious $1.8 trillion package aimed at vaulting education, childcare, and paid family leave. Michael Cyrs, senior director of wealth transfer, provides more details about the proposed plan.
2021 Mid-Year Market Update & Outlook
Savant’s Chief Investment Officer Phil Huber and Director of Investment Research Gina Beall provide a mid-year market update and outlook.