Author: Yusuf Abugideiri, CFP

As the topic of inflation continues to dominate discussions in the financial and economic worlds, we thought we’d share our take on the most recent CPI reading, the Fed’s plans to raise interest rates in 2022 to combat rising inflation, and what it all means...
Topics: Economy and Investing

While one’s 65th birthday no longer signifies reaching the “Full Retirement Age” milestone for Social Security benefits, turning 65 still has a unique perk – gaining eligibility for Medicare. Being eligible for the program, however, doesn’t mean that it’s easy to decipher the best course...
Topics: Financial Planning

How much does a dollar cost? The answer varies depending on your interpretation of the question. According to the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, physical dollars cost 6.2 cents to print. Note that two-dollar bills cost the same amount to print, which...
Topics: Economy and Investing

Clients sometimes ask us why we don’t recommend carrying municipal bonds in their portfolios, often in response to learning about the tax advantages of owning them or perhaps after hearing about relatively higher yields in the municipal bond market. Before sharing our rationale, let’s first...
Topics: Economy and Investing