Asset Class Returns - 11/30/2021

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Most markets began drifting lower mid-month but end-of-month news from the Federal Reserve and COVID variants caused a major pullback.

Are Social Security and Medicare Going to Last?

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Social Security and Medicare are important programs providing income and health coverage during retirement. Will the programs be around when you retire? The answer is yes, but benefits may be reduced. Here is an overview in Q&A format.

Asset Class Returns - 8/31/2021

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After a mid-month dip, most risky assets resumed their strong run higher. Continued low rates are a good thing… until they aren’t.

Asset Class Returns - 6/30/2021

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A relatively flat month with intra-month volatility. Also worth noting the last row in the table at bottom of post – CPI Inflation YTD through end of May is 2.67%!