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Playing Defense as Stock Prices Soar Part 1 of 2

Monday, March 13, 2017

As of this writing, major U.S. stock market indexes are at or near record highs. This bullish run might continue...or it might end with a severe slide. Here are some strategies to consider.

Stay the course Many investors will prefer to keep their current stock market positions. For nearly a century, every stock market reversal has been followed by a recovery. Even the severe shock of late 2008 through early 2009 has led to new peaks, less than a decade later.  See More

Did You Know?

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

From Devenir Research.

The number of health savings accounts (HSAs) rose 22% to 16.7 million in 2015, while HSA assets reached almost $30.2 billion, a gain of 25%. Most HSA money is in low-yield savings deposits but $4.2 billion (14% of the total) is in investments, where returns might be higher. By 2018, HSA investments are projected at $9.7 billion.  See More