2020 has been a big year for change. With changing legislation and market volatility alongside battling a pandemic, our way of life has altered and adapted to fit our present circumstances. While there have been many challenging aspects of this year, an important new piece of legislation has passed aimed at increasing the efficacy of… Continue Reading What Is The SECURE Act and How Does It Impact Retirees?
By Ash Toumayants Life as we know it has changed significantly in a matter of weeks, and we don’t know when it will go back to normal—or what our new normal will look like. The constant barrage of briefings and updates cause many of us to panic or at least lose sleep at night. Although… Continue Reading Do Your Friends And Family Need Financial Guidance During This Stressful Time? We’re Available To Help Virtually
As global markets continue their roller coaster ride due to fears surrounding the coronavirus, our most recent bull market officially turned into a bear market. But what does that mean? And are we on the verge of another recession like the one we had in 2008? In light of all these concerns, today we’ll share… Continue Reading What You Need To Know About Recessions And Bear Markets
The financial markets took a big dip last week over fears about the spreading coronavirus, erasing gains from earlier this year. After the Dow lost over 800 points on Tuesday, it was down a total of 1,900 points in two days. Investors are understandably nervous about their money and their health. If you are worried… Continue Reading What Should You Do About The Coronavirus And Stock Market Volatility?
By Ash Toumayants Here at Strong Tower Associates, we believe that your success is our success and have made it a priority to build lasting, meaningful relationships based on trust, integrity, and superior service. Your satisfaction is our primary concern. In order to continue meeting your needs and improving our service, we’d like to know… Continue Reading Take Our 2019 Client Survey
Falling Oil Prices Watch the bouncing ball; that may describe oil prices in recent years. With incremental changes, Americans are at the point where we might not even pay attention anymore. It’s only those trends that move the ball substantially, either up or down, that seem to catch our attention. With that in mind, oil… Continue Reading Falling Oil Prices
The FAANG Stocks May Still Have Fangs The Internet hasn’t only changed the way people communicate, check on financial accounts or study for school projects. It has brought great wealth to certain companies and their stockholders. Whether they are in the social media realm, in entertainment, online product sales or make the devices we use… Continue Reading The FAANG Stocks May Still Have Fangs
The Trump Administration Tax Reform Plan Reducing personal and corporate tax rates is a centerpiece of the new Trump tax reform proposal which came out April 26, 2017. The changes are meant to stimulate domestic corporate profits and hiring while giving the middle class a tax break. The other goal of the proposal… Continue Reading The Trump Administration Tax Reform Plan
The Recent French Election Preventing future terrorist attacks was apparently not on the minds of the French people as they went to the polls and voted for Emmanuel Macron as the country’s next president. Macron had run on a pro-Europe, pro-EU platform, but it was his opponent who ran on the need for stricter vetting… Continue Reading The Recent French Election
French Elections; What Does It Mean? France has had more than its share of terrorist events and that fact has crept into the country’s politics. It has propelled one of two parties competing for the presidency into prominence for the post. Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen made it through round one to fight it… Continue Reading French Elections; What Does It Mean?