The LPL Research Outlook 2018: Return of the Business Cycle highlights the opportunities and potential challenges that may lie ahead for market participants as we get back to the traditional drivers that we’d expect to push the economy and markets forward.
View the complete publication, featuring insightful commentary, as well as economic and market guidance for 2018. Outlook 2018
What Smart Investors Know
Smart investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.
How Will Working Affect Social Security Benefits?
Knowing the rules may help you decide when to start benefits.
Don’t Be Your Own Worst Enemy
Emotional biases can adversely impact financial decision making. Here’s a few to be mindful of.
Do you have an estate strategy? You should.
Understanding some basic concepts may help you assess whether zero-coupon bonds have a place in your portfolio.
Understanding the economy's cycles can help put current business conditions in better perspective.
For some, the idea of establishing a retirement strategy evokes worries about complicated reporting and administration.
Life insurance proceeds are generally tax-free. But not in all cases.
Learn when it may not make sense to file a claim on your home insurance.
Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.
Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.
Assess how many days you'll work to pay your federal tax liability.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
The decision whether to buy or rent a home may have long-term implications.
All about how missing the best market days (or the worst!) might affect your portfolio.
Can successful investors predict changes in the markets? Some can but others miss the market’s signals.
Investors seeking world investments can choose between global and international funds. What's the difference?
If you died, what would happen to your email archives, social profiles and online accounts?
It's easy to let investments accumulate like old receipts in a junk drawer.