Submitted by Optimal Advisor Solutions on March 3rd, 2019
Submitted by Optimal Advisor Solutions on March 1st, 2019
Economic growth slowed in January 2019 according to the latest data from the Chicago Fed National Activity Index (CFNAI). This index of 85 components dipped to minus 0.43 from after hitting +0.05 in December 2018. Since this indicator moves quite a bit each month, Atlas pay attention to the three-month moving average; it fell to 0.0 (a reading which indicates moderate growth) from 0
Submitted by Optimal Advisor Solutions on February 21st, 2019
Monetary policies executed by the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) are designed to fulfill our central bank’s dual mandate: full-employment and price stability. What the heck do those terms mean?
Submitted by Optimal Advisor Solutions on February 20th, 2019
Submitted by Optimal Advisor Solutions on February 6th, 2019
There are a lot of things that go into finance. A lot of words that people don’t understand, a lot of concepts that people can’t quite grasp. Thankfully, we’re here to help! Let’s break down what an annuity is.
First, we’ll go over some basic terms that you’ll need to understand.
Submitted by Optimal Advisor Solutions on January 23rd, 2019
Property revaluation assessment is a very hot topic among homeowners in Mecklenburg County right now. Many of you have probably received notices about the residential, rental or commercial property you own. This has significant impact from a planning standpoint.
Submitted by Optimal Advisor Solutions on January 21st, 2019
As we gear up for the upcoming tax season, we think it is appropriate to remind you of a couple tax planning suggestions that may provide you a tax benefit. As a reminder, at the end of 2017, Congress passed the most comprehensive change to the country’s tax laws since 1986. One of the key changes, for individuals, relates to itemized deductions and the “new and improved” standard deduction.
Once again, our economy is causing more attention to be paid to the Federal Reserve than normal. As Atlas has written (click here, here, and her