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Milestone News and Market Update - September 2021

We hope you've had a fantastic summer! In this newsletter, we provide:

  1. A security update on logging into your account through Investor360
  2. Our thoughts on the markets
  3. A recap of our summer and what we've been up to personally

 

Understanding the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021

 

On March 11, 2021, President Biden signed the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (“the Act”) into law, with large portions of the bill acting as an economic stimulus for individuals and businesses affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Market Update - February 2021

We hope the “Blizzard of ‘21” provided you, if you live in the northeast, with a touch of beauty and a positive distraction from the barrage of news we’ve been seeing lately! Despite the tremendous challenges we have faced over the last year, investment markets are seeing their way through with a positive belief that better times lie ahead.

Milestone 2020 Year in Review

As we near the end of this challenging year, we reflect on those who have died and all who are experiencing loss. We grieve with them. We applaud the bravery of our healthcare and essential workers who have been on the front lines throughout this pandemic. We are so grateful for the blessings that we have. Most of all, we are thankful for the wonderful relationships that we have with you – our clients and friends. We produced a video to recap this year, and hope you enjoy it.

 

Have a wonderful holiday, and thank you again for your continued confidence.

Market Update - August 2020

We hope you are enjoying your summer! 2020 has been a challenging year to say the least, but we are grateful for our health and the relationship we have with you. We are sad we won’t be able to host the car show picnic this year!

Should I pay off my mortgage early or invest those funds?

If you have a good credit rating and a low mortgage interest rate (Google “current mortgage rates”), the decision of whether to accelerate your mortgage payoff or not is a question of your preference and tolerance for risk.  

May 2020 Newsletter

We hope this message finds you and your loved ones safe and healthy!  We wanted to check in to let you know we are all doing well and are available to talk if you need us.  For now, we are conducting our normal reviews via video calls or through screen sharing phone calls. 

Are you still on track for retirement?

The Coronavirus triggered the fastest decline in stock prices we have seen since the Great Depression.  While high volatility is likely to remain, what things should you be doing to ensure the economic impact from this doesn’t derail your retirement?

Coronavirus and Oil Shock Market Update

Fear over the impacts of coronavirus, a sharp drop in oil prices, and government bond interest rates hitting historic lows are shaking markets.  What is happening, and what does it mean for you and your investments?

Coronavirus Market Update

The stock market has had a rough week. As you are likely aware, concerns of a global spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) are mounting and are impacting the markets.