Posted on Wednesday, October 19, 2016 by Michael Baker, CFP®
Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) have been around since 2003 as a tax-preferred savings vehicle for participants in high-deductible health insurance plans. Despite their name, HSAs can serve as an excellent tool for retirement savings as well.
Posted on Monday, October 17, 2016 by Michael McKeown, CFA, CPA
There are investment opportunities for those willing to look at uncomfortable places. Equity momentum is positive across regions. The back-up in interest rates could offer up compelling value in fixed income as well.
Posted on Tuesday, September 20, 2016 by Michael McKeown, CFA, CPA
In a quiet corner of the asset management world, big changes are impacting investors.
Posted on Friday, August 26, 2016 by Michael McKeown, CFA, CPA
With yields on bonds low and prices in U.S. stocks hitting all-time highs, many are wondering where investment opportunities lie. We get back to basics and dive into a compelling asset class.
Posted on Monday, August 1, 2016 by Michael McKeown, CFA, CPA
It was only a few years ago that people from both sides of the aisle in Congress were calling for austerity. The same went for members of the ECB and politicians in Germany and the UK. All across the globe cutting debt was the way to prosperity. It turns out those policies were wrong.
Posted on Monday, June 27, 2016 by Michael McKeown, CFA, CPA
After four decades as a member, on Thursday, voters in the U.K. voted to leave the European Union. What does this mean for the country?
Posted on Wednesday, June 8, 2016 by Michael Baker, CFP®
What we don’t see in the Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act of 2015 is any mention of the “back door Roth strategy.” With this in mind, high-income individuals who aren’t eligible to contribute to a Roth IRA in the traditional manner are – at least for one more year – permitted to do a Roth conversion.
Posted on Friday, April 29, 2016 by Michael McKeown, CFA, CPA
Looking beneath the surface of the national economy helps put today’s economic environment in perspective.
Posted on Tuesday, March 15, 2016 by Michael McKeown, CFA, CPA
Out of the all of the investable assets around the globe, where is your portfolio? We examine the world’s total asset mix as a comparison tool for investors.
Posted on Friday, February 26, 2016 by Michael McKeown, CFA, CPA
For those who sit on an investment committee, meetings can become stale and repetitive. This list provides fresh talking points and raises questions about today’s markets for your fellow committee members and consultants.