Tag: 401(k)

Trade Tensions Linger – Weekly Update

May 28, 2019 | By Steven DiGregorio

The Week on Wall Street Stocks drifted lower last week as investors considered the possibility that the world’s two largest economies might take some time to resolve key trade issues. The S&P 500 retreated 1.17%; the Nasdaq Composite, 2.29%; the Dow Jones Industrial Average, 0.69%. The concern over trade was felt elsewhere: the overseas developed […] READ MORE


Trade News Moves the Market – Weekly Update

May 20, 2019 | By Steven DiGregorio

The Week on Wall Street Stocks fell sharply at the start of last week over trade tensions, then recovered with help from strong earnings and indications that U.S.-China trade talks would continue. Even so, the major indices had a down week. The S&P 500 lost 0.76%, while the Nasdaq Composite fell 1.27%, and the Dow […] READ MORE


Major Indices Have a Mixed Week – Weekly Update

May 6, 2019 | By Steven DiGregorio

The Week on Wall Street Stocks were up and down last week, and the three major benchmarks ended up little changed after five trading days. The S&P 500 rose 0.20% for the week; the Nasdaq Composite, 0.22%. The Dow Jones Industrial Average declined 0.14%. The MSCI EAFE index, a benchmark for international stocks, declined 0.21%. […] READ MORE


Five Big Mistakes Mutual-Fund Investors Make

March 29, 2018 | By Steven DiGregorio

So, you think you’ve got this investing game down, right? You got 6% of your paycheck going right into your company 401(k) plan, invested in mutual funds. The plan is allocated to your Target Retirement Year or horizon (Target Date Funds) and it’s Auto Re-balanced 4 times/year!  Easy, peasey! Well, yes. Investing in mutual funds […] READ MORE


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Investment Strategies to Retire Early

March 24, 2016 | By Steven DiGregorio

  About a third of all Americans think that they will not have enough money saved to retire. Carefully planned and executed retirement strategies will get you there — it’s possible to even retire early.   Start executing these early retirement strategies today, you’ll be glad you did:   1. Determine the amount of money […] READ MORE


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Surviving a Layoff: Take Control of Your 401(k)

March 23, 2016 | By Steven DiGregorio

Surviving a Layoff: Take Control of Your 401(k)   Corporate Downsizing Getting laid off is never easy, you’re faced with having to rethink your spending… right away! Think about your essentials first and then what you’ll need in order to get back on track. Eliminating unnecessary spending will help you formulate your game plan and […] READ MORE


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