Like many Americans, you have worked hard, scrimped, and saved to have the same lifestyle you lived while working in your retirement years.  You planned for retirement and put a will in place.  You have worked with your financial advisor to make sure your investments match your objectives and risk profile.  You are up to…

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SURVIVING A LAYOFF IN UNPRECEDENTED TIMES By Jeremy Gove If you have been laid off, you’re not alone.  This year has been one for the record books.  The American Economy was shut down almost overnight because of fear and panic related to COVID-19.  The week ending March 28, 2020, a record-breaking 6.6 million Americans applied…

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By Jeremy Gove U.S. Markets: U.S. stocks continued to grind higher on largely positive news flow about potential vaccines and treatments for COVID-19.  Continuing the recent prevailing trend, higher-valuation growth stocks outperformed lower-priced value companies and large-cap companies easily outpaced small-caps.  The Dow Jones Industrial Average added 724 points finishing the week at 28,654, a…

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By Jeremy Gove U.S. Markets: The major indexes posted gains for the week, lifting the benchmark S&P 500 index to within roughly 0.2% of its all-time high from February.  The Dow Jones Industrial Average added almost 500 points, rising 1.8% to 27,931.  The technology-heavy Nasdaq Composite ticked up just 0.1% to 11,019.  By market cap,…

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