Weekly Round Up of Articles

Weekly Round Up of Articles

June 23, 2023

Hope everyone had a wonderful week and are staying cool with the summer heat.  Fed Chairman Powell testified on the Capital Hill this week and reiterated his commitment to continue raising rates to battle persistent inflation.  The Fed Board is in consensus that they there will be no rate cuts this year and potentially not till 2025.  Their concern is that the rate hikes have not addressed their concerns around inflation.  We wanted to share our weekly roundup of articles that can benefit or impact your planning outcomes.  If you have questions or concerns, please use the link below to schedule a time for a conversation.  Please also feel free to forward to anyone you believe might benefit.  

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Articles:

How much Americans want to save for retirement

Report: Lifetime guarantees can bolster retirement outcomes

Ways to supplement, optimize Social Security income

How insurance spending varies across the US

Watch for these factors that make divorce more costly

Report: Consumers turn to pre-need plans to pay for funerals