On January 25th of this year, the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA/Dow) passed the 20,000 milestone for the first time ever. Seemingly every media outlet began to host discussions regarding whether investors should get back into the marketplace, how much further stocks can go, and a multitude of other investing-related topics. Continue reading “DOW 20,000 — Does It Matter?”
This Friday, Donald Trump will participate in a tradition that has held since April 30, 1789 – the Presidential Inauguration. On that date, George Washington was sworn in by Chancellor Robert R. Livingston in New York City, which was the national capital at the time. While the oath taken by the incoming president has remained largely unchanged over the centuries, almost everything else about the inaugural ceremony has changed. Continue reading “Inaugural Economics”
Condor has sent out its 2016 4th Quarter Newsletter!
- Don’t Forget to Include Memory Loss When Planning for Retirement
- Top Financial Concerns of Baby Boomers, Generation Xers, and Millennials
- I Get So Many Credit Card Reward Offers. How Do I Know Which One to Choose?
- What Do You Need to Know About Chip-Card Technology?
You can read our online copy by clicking here.
New Jersey is a very expensive place to live. The property, state and local taxes are among the highest in the nation. New Jersey is one of only sixteen states that still have an estate tax and only one of six states that still have an inheritance tax. Continue reading “Long-Awaited Tax Changes in New Jersey”
There are some significant changes to the Social Security program this year which you should be aware of, particularly if you are thinking of retiring soon or already have. One of the most important components of an individual’s retirement plan is the opportunity to receive monthly income from the Social Security program. Over 65 million people received benefits from programs administered by the Social Security Administration (SSA) in 2015. Continue reading “Changes to Social Security”
Each year, more deals and promotions seem to enter the marketplace in hopes of enticing holiday shoppers to spend more, or even to get them to actually come to the store itself. Expectations on how major retailers will perform and notifications regarding the level of confidence consumers have with the economy are rampant throughout the holiday season. Continue reading “Holiday Retail Sales”