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Lessons From the Great Inflation of 1973-81
Former Federal Reserve Chairman, Paul Volcker, will be remembered for many policy decisions that still outlive his tenure. More specifically, the lessons learned from his handling of the Great Inflation of 1973-81 will be amongst the most relevant. As we… Continue reading
How Previous Generations Handled Inflation Crises
The great late Maya Angelou famously said when speaking about important lessons from the past: “History, despite its wrenching pain, cannot be unlived, but if faced with courage, need not be lived again.” Even though, she was not referring to inflation,… Continue reading
Working While Getting Social Security: What to Know
If you are working an extra few years after you have already retired, there are important implications on how to effectively access your Social Security. This can be a complicated planning challenge. Giving this level of complexity, you might… Continue reading
The Tricky Math of Retiring Into a Downturn
Retiring can be a very stressful stage for many people. Daily routines, life purpose, and long-term goals, all come to an inflection point at once. The recent downturn in the financial markets has added an extra layer of unknowns to… Continue reading
The Market Usually Rises After the Midterms. Will This Time Be Different?
Elections are here. As the midterm elections approach, investors frequently ask about the linkage between electoral politics and the movement of stock prices. As Jeff Sommer points out in one his recent New York Times columns, history carries weight… Continue reading