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Posted Wed, May 15, 2019
In this month’s recap: the Federal Reserve sees no rate hikes in 2019, investors watch Treasury yields with interest, hiring suddenly weakens, home sales pick up, and the price of oil tops $60.
Posted Wed, May 15, 2019
In this month’s recap: the S&P 500 returns to record territory, key economic indicators show strength, oil continues its ascent, and existing home sales decline.
Posted Tue, May 07, 2019
The perception that family wealth is a fallback rather than a responsibility can contribute to the erosion of family assets. What you need to know to better prepare your beneficiaries and protect your legacy.
Posted Mon, Apr 22, 2019
This report features world capital market performance and a timeline of events for the past quarter. It begins with a global overview, then features the returns of stock and bond asset classes in the US and international markets.
Posted Wed, Mar 20, 2019
Slow and steady wins the race? Not everyone retires the same way – or at the same pace. Our latest article outlines different retirement speeds and can help you decide which lane may be right for you.
Posted Thu, Mar 07, 2019
In this month’s recap: domestic and foreign shares (and many commodities) advance, as two major investor anxieties ease for the moment.
Posted Tue, Feb 26, 2019
This report features world capital market performance and a timeline of events for the past quarter. It begins with a global overview, then features the returns of stock and bond asset classes in the US and international markets.
Posted Tue, Feb 26, 2019
In this month’s recap: equities rally here and around the world, economic fundamentals look solid, the pace of home sales slows, and oil surges.
Posted Tue, Feb 26, 2019
In this month’s recap: equity and commodity markets experience major losses, the Fed sends a hawkish message, home sales improve, and the economy maintains its momentum.
Posted Tue, Feb 26, 2019
Are you thinking you should have received a 1099? Or maybe sent one of these forms? Sterling Wealth Advisors breaks down the different 1099s available so you can be better prepared this tax season.
Posted Wed, Jan 23, 2019
Perhaps both traditional and Roth IRAs can play a part in your retirement plans.
Posted Thu, Jan 03, 2019
Building wealth requires protection from the forces of wealth destruction.
Posted Tue, Dec 18, 2018
In this month’s recap: equities rise with a little help from the Fed, oil dives, and most key domestic indicators look quite strong.
Posted Thu, Dec 06, 2018
Some notable developments are about to impact 401(k) plans. They follow a major change that became effective in 2018.
Posted Thu, Nov 29, 2018
You may see some significant tax benefits by making these moves.
Posted Mon, Nov 19, 2018
Even if your 2018 has been relatively uneventful, the end of the year is still a good time to get cracking and see where you can plan to save some taxes and/or build a little more wealth.
Posted Mon, Nov 19, 2018
In this month’s recap: another correction hits Wall Street, housing indicators raise questions, but consumer confidence, consumer spending, and GDP look healthy.
Posted Mon, Nov 19, 2018
In this month’s recap: the Fed hikes again, wage growth ascends, mortgage rates rise notably, and stocks advance.
Posted Thu, Nov 01, 2018
Do you have concerns regarding the recent performance of your portfolio? Our latest article explains how diversification may help insulate you from some of the ups and downs you go through as an investor.
Posted Wed, Oct 24, 2018
During this recent market volatility, we at Sterling Wealth Advisors thought it was a good time to remind you of the importance of your long-term plan. Here is our perspective on the current market conditions.
Posted Wed, Oct 17, 2018
In light of last week's sharp market decline, you may be asking yourself, 'Is it worth the risk?' We answer that question and the possible outcomes of being risk averse.
Posted Tue, Oct 09, 2018
It's that time of year again! FAFSA enrollment is now open. This article breaks it down!
Posted Tue, Oct 09, 2018
The Third Quarter was very rewarding for investors, but also remarkably tranquil as stocks climb, U.S. economic indicators shine, yearly inflation decreases slightly, and a trade war gets underway.
Posted Mon, Sep 17, 2018
In this month’s recap: stocks make history, consumer confidence rises, the housing market’s summer slump continues, and a new trade pact might replace NAFTA.
Posted Wed, Aug 08, 2018
In this month’s recap: earnings and fundamentals encourage Wall Street, while tariff talk continues, inflation pressure mounts, and home sales decline.
Posted Mon, Jul 16, 2018
In this week’s recap: inflation pressure mounts, a household sentiment index dips, gold settles lower, and stocks rally as a new earnings season begins.
Posted Thu, Jul 12, 2018
In this week’s recap: impressive hiring, healthy service and factory sectors, the Fed’s view of the present and near future, and gains for equities.
Posted Sat, Jul 07, 2018
In this week’s recap: a consumer spending miss, a slight decline in confidence, a wave of new home buying, and the end of a good quarter for equities.