Continued Fed Hawkishness Drives Equities Lower and Rates Higher. In the face of rising inflation, the Fed turned increasingly hawkish, which pushed 10 Year US Treasury rates up seventeen basis points to 3.02% in June. While this was much lower than the 3.48% achieved in mid-month, the fear of continuing higher rates was enough to push equities down 8.8% in June. The June Market Commentary will walk you through the ups and downs and try to help explain what is going on.
Stableford’s financial advisory services now include securities and antitrust claims benefits through a new partnership with Chicago Clearing Corporation.
The start of a new year is the perfect time to evaluate your finances to see how you are doing in terms of spending, saving, investment performance, and long-term planning. To continue keeping your financial health in check, there are things you should keep up on throughout the year. We’ve created an easy to follow quarterly financial to do list to help you stay the course en route to your financial goals.
As the year closes and you are looking at your taxes, consider these tax implications for 2022.
Check back here in the coming months for the latest tax and estate changes that can affect your investments.
Since its introduction in 2009, cryptocurrencies like bitcoin have skyrocketed in both popularity and value. Now as the Fed and other financial institutions consider a digital dollar, what is the future of cryptocurrency in terms of a financial investment strategy? This largely depends on where you draw the line between gambling and investing.
Legal and financial planning for Alzheimer’s can be a fraught and difficult task. But when you spot early signs of cognitive decline, you can give yourself a window to begin planning for the most expensive parts of care. Work with Stableford Capital to address some of the financial challenges of an Alzheimer’s diagnosis.
Simplify signing up for Medicare at age 65 when you work with a financial professional at Stableford Capital. Avoid common mistakes and penalties with proper sign-up timing. Maximize your savings by being strategic with employer insurance coverage and HSAs before Medicare enrollment.
After an Alzheimer’s diagnosis, protect assets as part of Alzheimer’s financial planning to ensure that enough funds remain for long-term care and support.
Work with both financial and legal professionals to develop a plan for finances in the face of uncertainty. Strategize to continue earning from investments while protecting funds for the long-term.
Within our post-pandemic, recovering economy there are serious predictions of inflation. Learn what the different types of inflation mean for you and your investments. Work with Stableford Capital to prepare
REIT investing permits investors to profit from real estate investments without owning a single property. With similar or better returns compared to stocks, REITs are a popular option for diversifying your portfolio. Discuss your options with a Stableford advisor today.