Newton Financial Planner
On October 30th we held our first Client Advisory Board meeting. This group agreed to commit their time on an ongoing basis to tell us how we are doing and what they think we should do to improve the experience for all clients. While this was our initial meeting, we expect members of the board to change over time.
I came across an article in USA Today that probably resonates with many. "Debt hits a new high in 2018".*
Last year, college seniors graduated with a diploma, a well-paying job (hopefully), and an average student loan debt of $29,200, according to a new study by the Institute for College Access and Success.
It seems that not a day goes by without a Tweet from our Commander in Chief that catches some people off guard. It’s a strategy, and its one that President Trump has consistently used. Even though he’s long relished making people guess, many people find him unpredictable. The fact is, his unpredictability is predictable.
On September 5th Secretary of State Menuchin announced that the US and China will conduct trade talks. With that announcement, the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose almost 400 points or about 2% in one day. Such daily market movements are seeming to become routine. But it isn’t making investors feel good.
If you are a few years out of college (or your son or daughter is) and have a job, you’re finally in a position to start making a lot of financial decisions.
Once you have celebrated your independence, it’s time to get down to business for your future. And the time is now when it comes to making smart financial decisions. First up…
As Labor Day approaches, which is the celebration of the contributions workers have made to the strength, prosperity, and well-being of our country, we wish you a relaxing long weekend and a bit of a respite from working.
Jerry Seinfeld once said, "I don't want my money working hard. I just want it to take it easy and relax."