Retirement Blindspots

Provided by Nicholas Wealth December 14, 2020 Some life and financial factors that can sometimes be overlooked. We all have our “blue sky” visions of the way retirement should be, yet our futures may unfold in ways we do not predict. So, as you think about your “second act,” you may want to consider some…

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Do Our Biases Affect Our Financial Choices?

Provided by Nicholas Wealth December 14, 2020 Even the most seasoned investors are prone to their influence. Investors are routinely warned about allowing their emotions to influence their decisions. However, they are less routinely cautioned about their preconceptions and biases that may color their financial choices. In a battle between the facts & biases, our…

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Weekly Economic Update: DOW Hits 30,000 Milestone; Janet Yellen Nomination for Secretary of Treasury

Presented by David Nicholas December 1st, 2020 Weekly Market Update In this week’s recap: Dow Jones Industrial Average hits 30,000 milestone in response to promising vaccine news and lessening political uncertainty; former Fed chair Janet Yellen nominated as Secretary of the Treasury. The Week on Wall Street Stocks surged last week, ignited by another COVID-19…

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Coronavirus Vaccines and the Economy

Provided by David Nicholas November 23, 2020 As the United States sees a rise in cases of COVID-19 across the nation, news of two promising vaccines out of hundreds being tested has offered a ray of hope for a fatigued world.1 A positive reaction to these vaccines affects every aspect of human life, including the…

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Weekly Economic Update: Market Anxieties Despite Anticipated Vaccines; Limited Economic Activity

Presented by David Nicholas November 23, 2020 Weekly Market Update In this week’s recap: New COVID-19 infections drive market anxieties, despite anticipated vaccines; Fed Chair Powell warns that continued infections may limit economic activity for months. The Week on Wall Street Despite news of another COVID-19 vaccine candidate, stocks were mixed amid investor anxiety over…

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Annual Financial To-Do List

Provided by David Nicholas November 23, 2020 Things you can do for your future as the year unfolds. What financial, business, or life priorities do you need to address for the coming year? Now is an excellent time to think about the investing, saving, or budgeting methods you could employ toward specific objectives, from building…

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End-of-the-Year Money Moves

Provided by David Nicholas November 18, 2020 Here are some things you might consider before saying goodbye to 2020. For many, this year has been as complicated as learning a new dance. Did you start a new job or leave a job behind? That’s one step. Did you retire? There’s another step. Did you start…

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