The Markets For the third straight week, both large- and small-cap indices surged upward. Once again, the S&P 500 and the Dow industrials set new record highs, while the small caps of the Russell 2000 returned to positive territory for the year. The enthusiasm for equities took a toll on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note, […]
In the first hour of this week’s “Something More,” Chris is joined by show sponsor and family law attorney Susan Huettner. Chris and Susan field calls and discuss alimony laws. Mike Burton provides the Mortgage Minute and talks about current rates and refinancing. In the second hour, financial advisor Herb Montgomery of the Montgomery Financial […]
Chris is joined this week by frequent co-hosts Mike Burton of Slade Mortgage and Family Law Attorney Susan Huettner. They discuss market conditions, changes in the child support laws, and divorce and college financing. Their discussion dovetails nicely into the second hour conversation with Martha Savery of the Massachusetts Educational Financing Authority (MEFA). Martha discusses […]
The Markets Another week, another record close: Domestic equities once again probed record territory as economic data continued to be just good enough to encourage investors without provoking immediate tapering of the Federal Reserve’s economic support. The S&P 500 set a fresh record after passing 1,700 for the first time, and the Dow and the […]
The Markets Investors seemed to regain some perspective last week. After a rocky Monday, equities began reclaiming some of the territory that had been surrendered the previous week, helped by a revision to economic growth and reassurances from Fed officials who reiterated that any tightening would depend on future economic data.
Now Is The Time To Review Your Bond and Utility Holdings May 31, 2013 Alliance Bernstein, in an article published on their website, outlines the case for adding global bond exposure as a means of improving risk-adjusted returns for core bond portfolios. Below are graphs from the article and a link to the article is […]
Over the years, as the co-host of MoneyTrack (Pam Krueger) and a financial advisor and radio show host (Chris Boyd), they’ve heard from many consumers looking for tips on how to get the most out of their relationships with advisors. With both of their programs, Pam and Chris seek to help guide individual investors in […]
Originally Posted by Allison Knothe on Boston.com December 31, 2012 01:04 PM Time is running out in Washington for the country to avoid the fiscal cliff. If that happens, 8 or 9 percent budget cuts would hit the majority of the federal government and could throw the country back into a recession. So what do […]