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Rate Cut Expectations Boost Markets to New Highs

Increasing expectations of a Fed rate cut later in July helped major US stock indices reach new all-time highs. In his testimony to Congress, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell hinted at cutting rates in the upcoming meeting. Powell cited ongoing trade tensions and the lack of strength in the global economy as areas that continue ... Read More
 

The 3 Biggest Financial Mistakes New Doctors Make

A doctor’s transition from training to an attending physician position is typically accompanied by a salary increase of about 400%. While this income spike is a huge relief for physicians who have spent years living on a residency salary, it can also lead to some common financial planning pitfalls. A typical salary for a resident ... Read More
 

Stocks Extend Gains During Holiday-Shortened Week

Stocks extended their gains during the holiday-shortened week as major headlines dominated market movements. The week started on a strong note following mostly positive news from the G20 Summit. While the US and China did not reach a trade deal, the two countries agreed to resume trade talks. China said it would purchase more US ... Read More
 

What’s your financial health score?

These 7 questions can help you determine your financial future. In the future, will you become wealthier or poorer? Who knows, right? It seems like you would need a crystal ball to really answer that question given life’s up and downs. What if you can determine it from your present financial behaviors?  Our team put ... Read More
 

How Does Disability Insurance Cover Cancer?

In the event of a cancer diagnosis, disability insurance can serve as an essential safety net for physicians to safeguard their earnings and finances. While the prognosis for different cancers can vary widely, most cancer diagnoses will necessitate time off work for proper treatment. Whether this time off lasts for ... Read More
 

Disability Insurance with a Pre-Existing Condition

Pre-existing conditions are a common talking point when it comes to health insurance, and under current federal health care, you cannot be denied health insurance due to a pre-existing condition. When it comes to disability insurance however, there is a different set of rules. Depending on the specific condition and ... Read More