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There’s no two ways about it – the COVID-19 pandemic has been a historic moment around the world. From the financial markets to our daily lives, many of the norms we took for granted back at the beginning of the year have been shaken up. Given the unprecedented nature of this disease’s impact on society, it may feel difficult to predict what a post-COVID-19 investing market will look like.
With CARES Act provisions available for accessing retirement funds, is now the right time to take a withdrawal or loan from your 401(k)? Like any financial move, understanding the implications on your retirement funds and taxes are important. Let's dive in.
Shallon Weis |
The Coronavirus pandemic has impacted us more than we could ever have imagined in the beginning of 2020. Students and teachers had to quickly transition to online learning. Many people were laid off and furloughed with no financial backup plan. And now we’re facing the tough decision of whether to send our kids back to school in the fall. If you have a child starting or going back to college, there are so many factors...
Despite gold's long-term gains, the metal has had a bullish run since 1971 and it looks to continue through the Trump era. Here's how the Trump administration impacts gold prices and what might be ahead.
At Bradford Financial Center, managing economic ebbs and flows is the primary goal of any investment plan and we do that with diverse investment strategies and well-balanced financial planning. Here are the top benefits to diversifying your investments.
Micholyn Fajen |
What is the market signaling as it has made sharp turns despite joblessness and what does that mean for savvy investors looking to take advantage of swings?
How the CARES Act impacts investors, RMD and your taxes. The recent passing of the $2.2 trillion 2020 Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act, Bradford highlights how the relief provisions may impact you.
COVID-19 changed everything…except for our resolve, our money management, our financial knowledge and our faith. Here's how Bradford Financial Center is meeting today’s market challenges and sharing insights on how you might look at this pandemic with hopeful eyes.
Choosing the right financial advisor can be tough. How do you know if it’s the right person (or company) to manage your life savings? It’s an important job and it pays to consider these points as you research the best option for you, your family and your investing. Check out Bradford Financial Center's advice on the key areas of financial planning to discover if it's time to work with a new advisor to manage your...
Jim Tausz |
In 2019, student loan debt in the U.S. reached $1.6 trillion. Understanding how to pay off student debt faster begins with a disciplined approach to your finances.
Shallon Weis |
Getting your finances in order takes organization and discipline, but the benefits can save you time, money and stress. Follow these top ways to get your finances in order to help reach your financial goals faster.
Are you prepared to reach your financial goals? It starts with a smart plan! Learn how to set up a financial plan on your own. Download our Free Financial Planning Guide to get it right. Bradford’s team provides free reviews of your portfolio when you’re ready to take your plan to the next level.
Jim Tausz |
Financial literacy is the general knowledge of money, taxes, investments, spending, and saving. More than ever, financial literacy is important to ensure you manage your wealth and make the right financial situations for your future goals, your health, and your legacy.