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Weekly Market Commentary

Weekly Market Commentary

It was a very busy week on Wall Street as investors seemed inclined to rotate out of Mega-cap tech and into this year’s laggards.  A failed assassination attempt on...

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Weekly Market Commentary

-Darren Leavitt, CFA US financial markets were able to log another set of all-time highs as investors cheered a weaker-than-anticipated Consumer Price Index report that...

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Weekly Market Commentary

-Darren Leavitt, CFA Financial markets finished the 2nd quarter with a lack of conviction.  Mega-caps led the market over the quarter with a 9.65% gain, while the...

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Weekly Market Commentary

-Darren Leavitt, CFA The holiday-shortened week saw the S&P 500 eclipse 5500 and hit its 31st all-time high of the year.  Volumes were relatively light until...

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Weekly Market Commentary

-Darren Leavitt, CFA US Markets finished the second week of June with mixed results.  It was an extremely busy week for investors as key Central Bank policy decisions...

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Weekly Market Commentary

-Darren Leavitt, CFA The S&P 500 inked its twenty-fifth all-time high for the year, with outperformance coming from the mega-cap technology names.  The Vanguard...

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Weekly Market Commentary

-Darren Leavitt, CFA The holiday-shortened week on Wall Street was volatile. The last of first-quarter earnings continued to influence the markets. Earning results from...

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Weekly Market Commentary

Weekly Market Commentary - 5/24/2024 -Darren Leavitt, CFA Financial markets ended the week with mixed results. All eyes this week were on AI darling NVidia, which...

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Weekly Market Commentary

Weekly Market Commentary - 5/17/2024 -Darren Leavitt, CFA The major US equity indices inked a fourth consecutive week of gains as US Treasury yields fell on an in-line...

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12 QCD RULES YOU MUST KNOW

By Sarah Brenner, JD Director of Retirement Education If you are charitably inclined and have an IRA, a Qualified Charitable Distribution (QCD) can be a great strategy....

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NOT RETIRING AT 65? WHEN SHOULD YOU BUY MEDICARE?

NOT RETIRING AT 65? WHEN SHOULD YOU BUY MEDICARE?

The benefits of Medicare are initially activated when you turn 65. That is when you first enroll in this federal healthcare program for seniors. But what if you are still working at the age of 65 and don’t want to officially retire? Medicare enrollment and retirement...

QUESTIONS TO ASK WHEN CHOOSING MEDICARE

QUESTIONS TO ASK WHEN CHOOSING MEDICARE

Whether you are already part of the nearly 60 million enrollees of the program, or are looking to join its ranks soon, we are here to help you answer the most commonly asked question – how to choose the right Medicare plan for you. Before you apply for Medicare, it is...

7 THINGS NEW ENROLLEES SHOULD KNOW ABOUT MEDICARE

7 THINGS NEW ENROLLEES SHOULD KNOW ABOUT MEDICARE

To help bring clarity, we have compiled a "New to Medicare" checklist to help you out with all the basic Medicare information that you’ll need. Before 1965, Americans over the age of 65 had difficulty gaining access to private health insurance coverage. This is why...

IMPACT OF STRESS ON SENIORS’ HEALTH

IMPACT OF STRESS ON SENIORS’ HEALTH

Stress is a significant contributor to declining health and wellbeing; it has even been identified as a primary cause of cardiovascular diseases, mental health disorders and the weakening of the immune system. Stress is a significant contributor to declining health...

AGING, DEMENTIA, AND ALZHEIMER’S – MEDICARE AND MEDIGAP ASSISTANCE

AGING, DEMENTIA, AND ALZHEIMER’S – MEDICARE AND MEDIGAP ASSISTANCE

This article explores the scope of Medicare coverage for dementia patients. Since dementia is progressive in its different forms, it can develop over a number of years and is classified into multiple stages. Why is dementia a rising concern? Dementia is recognized as...

MEDICARE TAKES UP ARMS AGAINST MEMORY LOSS

MEDICARE TAKES UP ARMS AGAINST MEMORY LOSS

The difficult truth about Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia is that currently there is no full-fledged cure available. However, with early detection and appropriate treatment, its symptoms can be managed and even slowed down. Cognitive diseases such as...

MEDICARE AND RISING PRESCRIPTION DRUG COSTS

MEDICARE AND RISING PRESCRIPTION DRUG COSTS

Are you worried about rising health care costs? There are many ways to save money, available to you. One of these is our new Price Check My Rx tool. You can also learn how to save money by using generic drugs. Know your prescription cost and options As a soon-to-be or...

3 New Ways That Medicare Is Supporting Family Caregivers

3 New Ways That Medicare Is Supporting Family Caregivers

‘So often caregivers are often unseen and unsung heroes,’ head of Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services says Family members, often thrust into caregiving with little notice, also must navigate a complex medical system without any training or guidance. “I feel...

Medicare and diabetes: Coverage for health care services and supplies

Medicare and diabetes: Coverage for health care services and supplies

Diabetes affects many Americans – especially seniors. In fact, around 20% of Medicare beneficiaries 65 and older have diabetes. If this is you, or someone you love, it’s important to know what Medicare will cover in terms of care, supplies and more. Learn all about...