What Investors Can Be Thankful About

Accentuating the positive during a challenging year for Wall Street. 2015 has presented the world & the markets with considerable challenges. Terrorist shocks, the Russia-Turkey spat, the possibility of a fractured eurozone, the wild ride for Chinese equities and the global manufacturing slump … yes, they have weighed on minds and markets, but as the

A Look Back At 2015 Thus Far

The year in brief. While the S&P 500 surprised to the upside in 2014 versus the projections of many analysts, it has performed below expectations so far in 2015. As this year began, not many Wall Street pros thought the index would tread water. The consensus forecast among 13 top analysts (their opinions compiled by

Is America Prepared To Retire?

Two-thirds of us have no financial plan. Only 48% of Americans say they think they are saving enough. And 30% feel that they are not even slightly confident that they are saving enough for retirement. That finding comes from the 2015 Consumer Financial Literacy Survey conducted by the National Foundation for Credit Counseling. (The survey