Monthly Archives: April 2012

U.S. Stocks and Bonds Before and After Taxes

Even though investors don’t always realize it, taxes can have a dramatic effect on an investment portfolio, especially in today’s relatively uncertain tax environment. The tax law enacted in December 2010 was only intended to last for two years, and … Continue reading

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Securing Your Portfolio

There are a number of ways you can protect your portfolio and your financial well being. Chief among them are insurance, estate planning and protection from identity theft. While nobody likes to talk about insurance (except, of course, those who … Continue reading

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April Market Commentary

Most of the economic news released during the past few weeks pointed toward slow but steady progress in the U.S. economy, despite some market volatility that was attributed to news out of the Federal Reserve. Markets rallied based on a … Continue reading

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