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Monday, January 11, 2021

The Week on Wall Street Shrugging off COVID-19 infections and the disruption at the Capitol on January 6, stocks powered higher to kick off a new year of trading.The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 1.61%, while the Standard &...

Monday, January 4, 2021

The Week on Wall Street Stocks moved higher during a holiday-shortened week of trading, capping off a turbulent, but otherwise strong year for equity investors. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 1.35%, while the Standard &...

Monday, December 21, 2020

The Week on Wall Street Stocks climbed higher amid the COVID-19 vaccine rollout and an improving outlook for a fiscal stimulus bill.The Dow Jones Industrial Average, which has lagged all year, gained 0.44%. The Standard & Poor’s 500...

Monday, December 14, 2020

The Week on Wall Street Stocks retreated last week on rising COVID-19 infections and slow progress on an economic relief bill. The Dow Jones Industrial Average dipped 0.57%, while the Standard & Poor’s 500 dropped 0.96%. The Nasdaq...

Tuesday, December 8, 2020

The Week on Wall Street Stocks marched higher last week on an improving outlook for the passage of a fiscal stimulus package. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 1.03%, while the Standard & Poor’s 500 tacked on 1.67%. The Nasdaq...

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Friday, October 16, 2020

INVESTING, INSIGHTS There are clear differences between President Donald Trump and Former Vice President Joe Biden (and the political parties they represent) when it comes to tax policies, spending priorities, and overall economic...

Wednesday, September 23, 2020

INVESTING, RETIREMENT FUNDING, INSIGHTS What is the Medicare Open Enrollment Period? The Medicare Open Enrollment Period is the time during which Medicare beneficiaries can make new choices and pick plans that work best for them. Each...

Wednesday, September 23, 2020

INVESTING, RETIREMENT FUNDING, INSIGHTS The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act was signed into law on March 27, 2020. This $2 trillion emergency relief package represents a bipartisan effort to assist both...

Wednesday, September 23, 2020

INVESTING, RETIREMENT FUNDING, INSIGHTS With the end of the year approaching, we pause to give thanks for our blessings and the people in our lives. It is also a time when charitable giving often comes to mind. The tax benefits...

Friday, August 28, 2020

Continuing our series of getting up close and personal with the McKay Wealth team members, this month’s spotlight is on Jim McKay. As Jim is one of the founding members of the firm, you (and us) may think we know all about him....

Sunday, August 23, 2020

Americans are choosing to retire early. Economists Olivier Coibion, Yuriy Gorodnichenko, and Michael Weber associated with the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) have been comparing data gathered in January and April 2020 to...

Thursday, August 20, 2020

What role does Social Security play in your retirement income strategy? As you near retirement, it's likely you'll have many questions about Social Security. How much will your retirement benefit be? When should you apply? Will...

Saturday, July 25, 2020

This month’s team member spotlight is on Lori Griffith our “luna - luna lawelawe” Hawaiian for our CFO. She is behind the scenes running our companies and taking great care of all us at McKay Wealth Management....