The Week Ahead: September 13: Market Update, Insurance Month, COVID-19 update, all this and more in The Week Ahead!
Posted on September 14, 2021
CURRENT STATE OF THE MARKET (NEW)
Weekly Market Commentary 08.30.2021
Amid High Worker Demand, Job Openings Rise to 10.9 Million
Published by The Carson Group, LLC
July job openings increased to 10.9 million, up 779,000 from June. The record number suggests weaker August job growth was partly related to a low supply of workers and demand for workers remains robust…Read More
9 ECONOMIC PREDICTIONS FOR THE NEXT FEW MONTHS AND BEYOND (NEW)
Dr. Jeremy Siegel’s Top 9 Economic Predictions for the Next Few Months and Beyond
ThinkAdvisor Article provided bt Taylor Financial Group, LLC
A look into the crystal ball suggests we will see a strong economy, continued rising inflation, and higher taxes over the next several months, according to Jeremy Siegel, senior investment strategy advisor at WisdomTree and professor of finance at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. In a keynote address on Wednesday, the second day of the Orion Ascent conference in Scottsdale, Arizona, Siegel shared his thoughts on the state of the markets and the economy. He also showed how today’s market and economic environment fits into a longer-view historic context, provided observations on global equity valuation, and discussed the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on stock and bond returns and future inflation…Read More
SEPTEMBER IS HEALTH INSURANCE MONTH (NEW)
Health Care Options in Retirement
Article Provided by Taylor Financial Group, LLC
Some 157 million Americans get their health insurance through an employer, either their own or a spouse’s (or a parent’s, if under 26). Employers usually subsidize the premiums, so employees generally pay far less than the full cost of the insurance. Premiums for family coverage averaged $21,342 in 2020, according to the Kaiser Family Foundation 2020 Employer Health Benefits Survey, but employees paid just 27% of that, or $5,588 ($466 per month). …Read More
11 Ways to Minimize the Bite from Medicare Taxes
Checklist Provided by Taylor Financial Group, LLC
Though the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) faces an uncertain future, Obamacare remains the law of the land for the time being. The continued existence of the law has important implications for the uninsured, small businesses, and also high-income earners. One major source of revenues imposed by PPACA, as amended by the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010, is centered around two new Medicare taxes…Read More
UPCOMING WEBINAR (NEW)
Third Quarter of 2021 and a Look at the Coming Months!
Join us Monday, September 27th at 4:15 pm EST!
Debra Taylor, Lead Wealth Advisor, will speak about the major themes in the financial markets from Q3 and how to help improve your wealth and investments in 2021 and beyond.
Here’s what Debbie will address:
3rd Quarter Review, current market trends, and where they could take us in the coming months
Major tax changes under the Biden Administration and how they may impact your future planning
Investments to consider for 2021
Ways to help improve your wealth in 2021 and beyond
Updated on August 26, 2021, CDC released updated guidance on the need for urgently increasing COVID-19 vaccination coverage and a recommendation for everyone in areas of substantial or high transmission to wear a mask in public indoor places, even if they are fully vaccinated. CDC issued this new guidance due to several concerning developments and newly emerging data signals…Read More
Tom Fridrich, JD, CLU, ChFC®, Senior Wealth Planner We’ve all asked ourselves whether it’s too early to retire (usually after a particularly challenging commute or dealing with a difficult client). You may have even gone so far as to take a sneak peek at your account statements …
By Debra Taylor, CPA/PFS, JD, CDFA™ Dear Friends, For investors, it may feel like déjà vu all over again as inﬂation and the Fed dominate market headlines on a day-to-day basis. After all, the numerous market swings last year were driven by ever-changing expectations around the Fed – …
Matt Kory, Vice President, Retirement Programs As a retirement income vehicle, the 401(k) is second in popularity only to Social Security – and as CNBC reported in 2019 the number of 401(k) millionaires is at an all-time high. But is a million dollars even enough for your retirement needs?