Hi, everyone. Big news concerning the CFP board’s postponement of the fiduciary standard, and what repercussion that will have. Take a look at these 5 cool economic charts that can help you better understand the current and complex economic environment. Families have a lot to consider when it comes to family wellbeing now and into the future, and fears of a recession are now showing to weigh heavily on them. We take a look at an interesting article by one financial planner that learned some important lessons about borrowing money. And we hear troubling news from local politicians about lack of job growth in Montgomery county, and how this might represent a serious local problem
Bowing to pressure from the broad financial advice industry as well as individual advisers, the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards Inc. said Tuesday morning that it will delay the enforcement of its expanded fiduciary standard for financial advisers and brokers who hold the group’s CFP mark.
In reaction to the increase in global trade tensions, we’re seeing a slowdown in global manufacturing activity, as evidenced by the dramatic decline in many countries’ manufacturing PMI [producer’s manufacturing index] readings over the last 18 months.
Middle-class Americans are less optimistic about their economic prospects than they were just six months ago, according to a new report from CUNA Mutual Group.
Having debt doesn’t mean you’re in bad financial shape. In fact, some types of debt are necessary for getting ahead and building substantial wealth.
Montgomery County has a series of challenges to address, local officials and developers agree, from overcrowding schools to congested roads to rising construction costs.