Our Monthly Tip, as featured in Family Lawyer Magazine: Spring is right around the corner and that means so is spring cleaning. While this time of year usually evokes thoughts of organizing closets, it is also the ideal time for those in the throes of divorce or recently divorced to organize their estate and financial plans. Leverage March’s spring cleaning theme to embark on a financial spring cleaning!Here are seven key steps for you to consider to keep your wealth plans in order.
We are now entering a third calendar year where the impacts of COVID-19 continue to inform strategic and operational decision making both in loan markets and in broader financial contexts. At the same time, central banks globally have been increasingly clear about their intent to readjust the approach to interest rates and stimulus programs that provided pandemic support. A new economic reality may be coming into play.
Investing is challenging because, like many disciplines, it requires predictions and analysis of myriad variables. However, today’s environment is unusual in that the path forward for the economy and financial markets is likely to be dictated by a single factor: the trajectory of inflation. Of course, other data points, such as labor market statistics, manufacturing data, and consumer activity, require attention.