This investment insight discusses how Millennial investors are reshaping the world. Millennials have now surpassed Baby Boomers as the nation’s largest demographic segment.Also the most diverse generation since the early 20th century, Millennials believe they will make a global difference.Millennial investors have developed a distinct passion for championing equality, social justice, and care for the environment.
In this investment insight, we explore:The financial implications of marriage equality.The link between wealth and confidence.How the LGBTQ segment is changing the investment world. “The Supreme Court decision means we can now plan for the future like anyone else,” says José, a 47–year–old designer who married his partner, Peter, in 2015, after Obergefell v. Hodges, the landmark U.S.
Learn about investing in bonds in a rising interest rate environment. Interest rates and the prices of bonds have an inverse relationship, meaning when interest rates rise, bond prices will decline.There is no single profile of a rising rate environment, as small incremental increases over an extended period of time will more easily allow the markets to adjust, while larger increases over a shorter time period could prove more disruptive.