The Cost of Being Normal

/ September 27, 2019

Throughout 2015 and all the way into 2018 the Fed was a bit obsessed with being “normal”. They wanted a “normal” interest rate (justifying rate hikes) and they wanted a “normal” balance sheet (justifying a reduction in that balance sheet).

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Retirement Planning Tips for Savvy Women

/ February 7, 2019

Women face severe headwinds when planning for retirement. They often earn less money (approximately 80 cents for every dollar that men make) and have shorter working careers due to raising children and/or caring for aging parents. Less money earned translates into less money saved and lower Social Security benefits. On top of that, women also tend to live longer than men. Combined, these factors put women at greater risk to outlive their retirement savings.

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