Tag: inflation

How Inflation Affects Your Taxes in Retirement

Inflation is an inevitable part of life. It means that prices will increase over time, and (believe it or not), in some cases, that is good news. For example, inflation can help the economy grow more quickly and provides more opportunities for workers to raise their salaries over time. Sometimes it can help countries and individuals with high amounts of debt pay their creditors off more easily, as well.  However, when it comes to retirement savings and taxes, even for […]   Read More
Date: October 18, 2022

Inflation is Here: How to Protect Your Retirement

Working with a registered investment advisor in CT, can help alleviate a rise in blood pressure caused by the recent rise in inflation. While retirees are likely to be some of the most affected, an investment advisor can help you prepare with a retirement strategy that accounts for any crisis often resulting in inflammatory periods. Before you can make an informed plan on how to protect your retirement, you need to understand what causes inflation to rise, what you might […]   Read More
Date: March 7, 2022

Getting Closer to a Bottom

Stocks  begin the week on their heels after a relatively ugly day on Thursday. The pullback and selling are not over just yet, but the market is certainly closer to the end of the decline than the beginning. With Thursday’s price action closing at the low of the day and the March bottom only a few points away, I would think that the major indices are heading for a quick trip below the March lows before the bulls put up […]   Read More
Date: April 17, 2017

No Inflation Seen in Energy Prices

With the various global tensions impacting the energy market, I thought it was appropriate to write a few articles about crude oil and how viewing different time horizons yield very different opinions. This is part I to be followed by part II next week. To begin with, energy and more specifically, crude oil, has an enormous impact on the global economy. From common sense items like heating our homes and powering our cars to more derivative things like chemicals and […]   Read More
Date: July 8, 2014

2014 Fearless Forecast

It’s really embarrassing that it’s been almost two months since I began speaking about my thoughts for 2014, yet I have been unable to mass distribute them. Shame on me! So far, to those folks who have read them, the comments and questions have been great. Keep them coming! Regular readers of Street$marts and this blog won’t be surprised at most of the forecast, but I did throw in a few new items. As always, I had a lot of […]   Read More
Date: February 21, 2014

The Most Unloved Investment

Last Wednesday, I participated in an interesting discussion on CNBC’s Closing Bell regarding what I consider to be the most “unloved” investment.  Most continue to scratch their heads as to why they haven’t cratered with the trillions of the dollars our Fed has created over the past few years.  But there are bigger stories at play.  For years, most have thought that inflation would really kick into high gear, but that certainly hasn’t happened.  You may have seen it at […]   Read More