The Tax Cuts and Job Act of 2017 was one of the biggest changes to the tax law in over 20 years. One of the changes it made in early 2018 was reducing the payroll withholding amounts for employees. That meant a worker would immediately receive bigger tax-home paychecks.
How many of you noticed a bigger paycheck?
The last few months have woken up a lot of investors. Suddenly, the markets seem to be in free fall one day and rocketing upwards the next. After nine--almost sleepy--years it appears that market volatility is back. And now that everyone is opening up their 2018 year-end statements, the picture is not pretty.