Monthly Archives: May 2016

Roth 401(k) vs. Traditional 401(k): Planning your retirement contributions

Everyone knows that retirement planning is important, but it can be hard to generate enthusiasm about getting started. And once you get beyond the basics, it gets pretty complicated pretty fast. To help you and your family navigate these difficult decisions, we recently sat down with our very own Jamie McCreary, Certified Financial Planner™ professional, and asked her for some help in weighing Roth vs. traditional 401(k) contributions. Read more »

The Corner of Wall Street and Pennsylvania Avenue: Tracking the Presidential Stock Cycle

The most famous Presidential Election Cycle Theory, first postulated by Yale Hirsch in the 1968 Stock Trader’s Almanac, suggests there is a prominent 48-month stock market cycle that corresponds to the four-year Presidential term.

Recently, we did our own analysis; what effect does the Presidential cycle have on stocks, and should we be paying attention? Read more »