5 Highlights of the New Stimulus Package

Smart Advice. Simply. Clearly. 5 Highlights of the New Stimulus PackageWhat the latest round of funding may mean for you. Provided by Hilltop Wealth Solutions After a bit of political posturing in December, the $900 billion Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021 (2021 CAA) was signed into law by President Trump as the COVID-19 pandemic continues […]

Coronavirus Vaccines and the Economy

Smart Advice. Simply. Clearly. Coronavirus Vaccines and the Economy Hopeful markets react. Provided by Hilltop Wealth Solutions As the United States sees a rise in cases of COVID-19 across the nation, news of two promising vaccines out of hundreds being tested has offered a ray of hope for a fatigued world.1 A positive reaction to […]

Election 2020 – a nail-biter

Smart Advice. Simply. Clearly. Election 2020 – a nail-biter Provided by Hilltop Wealth Solutions For the nation, 2020 has been one of the most difficult years in memory. We are grappling with Covid and its fallout, economic upheaval, racial tensions, wildfires, hurricanes, a presidential election, and a polarized electorate. Despite this year’s difficulties, a strong […]

The Social Security Administration Announces 2021 COLA

Smart Advice. Simply. Clearly. The Social Security Administration Announces 2021 COLA What you should know about the most recent cost-of-living adjustment. Provided by Hilltop Wealth Solutions On October 13, 2020, the Social Security Administration (SSA) officially announced that Social Security recipients will receive a 1.3 percent cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) for 2021. This adjustment will begin […]

2021 Limits for IRAs, 401(k)s and More

Smart Advice. Simply. Clearly. 2021 Limits for IRAs, 401(k)s and More Numbers to know for the new year. Provided by Hilltop Wealth Solutions On October 26, the Treasury Department released the 2021 adjusted figures for retirement account savings. Although these adjustments won’t bring any major changes, there are some minor elements to note. 401(k)s. The […]

Home Builders Confident in Economic Rebound

Smart Advice. Simply. Clearly. Home Builders Confident in Economic ReboundHere’s what you need to know about the housing market. Provided by Hilltop Wealth Solutions To some, this may hardly feel like an economy headed for a bright future. But don’t tell that to home builders. Builder confidence in August jumped to an eye-popping 78 in […]

Keep an Eye on Buying & Selling by Corporate Executives

Smart Advice. Simply. Clearly. Keep an Eye on Buying & Selling by Corporate ExecutivesA look at “insider” trading. Provided by Hilltop Wealth Solutions To some, the buying and selling of a company’s stock by corporate officers and directors can be an indicator of Wall Street sentiment. In July 2020, the ratio of companies with executive […]

Data Breach

Data Breach How We Work Download PDF Steps You Should Take In The Aftermath Within The First 24-48 Hours 1. Call your advisor, regardless of where or how the breach occurred, so he/she can watch for any suspicious activity in your accounts and collaborate with you on extra precautions to take in verifying your identity […]

Taking Stock: Avoid Market Shortcomings

Smart Advice. Simply. Clearly. Taking Stock: Avoid Market ShortcomingsHere’s what you need to know. Provided by Hilltop Wealth Solutions You may have heard the news about stocks for certain companies suddenly ballooning, quickly going from lunch money prices to several hundred dollars a share. In one case, the shares rose over 1700% since December 2020.1 […]