Investing During Periods of Inflation

In August of 2020, the Fed announced that it is willing to allow inflation to run higher than normal in order to support the labor market and broader economy. This major policy shift allows inflation to run above the Fed’s 2% goal for some time before the Fed would consider increasing short-term interest rates in an attempt to combat higher prices. These robust changes to the Fed’s long-standing inflation policy further illustrate the importance of understanding how inflation is reported and how it can affect your investments.
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Financial Strategies for Young Families

Even though more than half of U.S. households have some form of investment in the stock market, many new parents may still find that creating a financial strategy is the last thing on their minds. And who can blame them? After all, new parents have a million concerns to keep in mind on top of any unexpected financial pressure that may arise. But for young families with discretionary income, creating a financial strategy may be easier than they realize.
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What is a Hybrid Robo Advisor? New developments in financial planning.

One of the growing trends in the financial services industry is that of the automated (Robo) investment advisor. A typical robo advisor removes the financial professional from the equation and relies solely on investment algorithms to manage the client’s investments. The hybrid robo advisor combines the attractive features of the automated investment solution with the personal touch and expertise of a dedicated financial professional to help walk the investor through their financial fog.
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