Business in the Age of Covid-19

Here we are at the beginning of May, several weeks into a new social distancing way of life.  I think about my sociology classes taken years ago at Kent State University and a term I learned there, “social mores” (pronounced môr′āz′, -ēz), comes to mind.  Wikipedia...

The New Social Distancing Economy

We have entered a new market cycle as we bid adieu to the bull market that began in March of 2009.  This is the year of the coronavirus and the beginning of a new era of a social distancing economy.  This is a serious time as we all strive to stay healthy amid the...

New Year – New Retirement Rules

Congress recently passed the SECURE Act, a legislative overhaul that impacts virtually anyone who has saved or is saving for retirement in IRAs and 401(k)s. The acronym, “SECURE,” stands for Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement.” “Secure” is a word...

Tax Time

I know you are organizing your incoming mail into piles this time of year for bills-to-be-paid and a folder for your 2018 Tax forms.  Unless, that is, you elect to receive your tax forms via electronic delivery.  If you are an electronic delivery client, please be...

New Year…New Risk Profile?

Here we are at the beginning of a new year.  Does it seem like there is more noise in the press than normal?  Is it noise or is it news?  We have the government shut-down, trade talks with China, issues at the U.S.-Mexico border, interest rate hikes, Brexit…...