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
Your Personal Recovery
As the economy gathers momentum, many are waiting for their personal finances to gather momentum, too.
The Utility of Sector Investing
Successful sector investing is dependent upon an accurate analysis about when to rotate in and out.
A Fruitful Retirement: Social Security Benefit
Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.
By understanding a few key concepts during a divorce, you may be able to avoid common pitfalls.
Some people may want a more advanced gifting strategy that can maximize their gift and generate potential tax benefits.
Here are 4 great, and sometimes unexpected, places to raise a family.
Choosing to bear the financial burden of an adverse event is called self-insuring. Do you know what that entails?
Here are some examples of deductions from the IRS that were permitted and some that were, uh, too creative.
Concerns over identity theft continue to grow, especially with data breaches at major companies and financial institutions.
Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.
With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.
Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.
This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
Here is a quick history of the Federal Reserve and an overview of what it does.
What does your home really cost?
Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.
Roth IRAs are tax advantaged in a different way from traditional IRAs.
Retiring early sounds like a dream come true, but it’s important to take a look at the cold, hard facts.
In good times and bad, consistently saving a percentage of your income is a sound financial practice.