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It’s rare when bond markets and equity markets decline precipitously at the same time, but the first four and a half months of 2022 have taken investors for quite the ride.
Series I Savings Bonds are currently paying 7.12% and can be purchased directly through the U.S. Department of the Treasury.
As COVID-19 headlines give way to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the news has triggered an emotional response from people, including investors, worldwide. For our clients, we know these developments can be stressful.
Whether related to the pandemic or other life events, 2021 has seen many Americans taking a closer look at the walls around them and the challenges of a home office. Some may be able to solve their issue with a renovation of their space, whether it be a simple weekend project or paint job, or something much more significant in scale.
There has never been a shortage of controversial financial topics making headlines, and today is no different. Current newsmakers include cryptocurrencies, GameStop, SPACs, and nonfungible tokens. However, the item that concerns most prudent investors is the recent rise in inflation.
Bitcoin is now the hot topic of conversation after taking a backseat to GameStop and Reddit a few weeks ago. Bitcoin recently traded higher than $50,000 per coin!
“This One Simple Trick Makes Everything Faster and Easier.” That was the title of a blog post by author Seth Godin in September 2019. How many times have you seen a headline like that, especially on social media platforms?
Roth conversion questions are bubbling up with the concern that personal tax rates will be higher in the future. While we can’t predict when taxes may go up, they are certainly the lowest they’ve been in many years. So, it’s natural to wonder: What circumstances might make a Roth conversion beneficial?
RCG has adopted a phased approach to reopening, allowing only limited staff in our offices through July. Our goal is to have our full team back in the office by mid-August, though our plans remain flexible. We are tentatively targeting mid-September for a return of in-office client meetings. It is our desire to see you again in person soon, but safety is of utmost concern as we forge ahead in this new normal.
As the stock market tumbled 30% in March, investors struggled to find a reason to be optimistic. April brought a recovery from the March lows as domestic small company stocks led the way with their best monthly performance in almost a decade.