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Forefront Market Notes: April 8th, 2024

Forefront’s Market Notes: April 8th, 2024 Stocks dropped last week as investors focused on “what’s next” for interest rates after mixed...
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Forefront Market Notes: April 1st, 2024

Forefront’s Market Notes: April 1st, 2024 Stocks were narrowly higher for the week as investors digested mixed economic news about consumer...
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Forefront Market Notes: March 25th, 2024

Forefront’s Market Notes: March 25th, 2024 Stocks posted their best week of the year, sparked by news that the dovish Fed...
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Forefront Market Notes: March 18th, 2024

Forefront’s Market Notes: March 18th, 2024 Stocks fell for the second straight week on inflation concerns despite a report on consumer...
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Forefront Market Notes: March 4th, 2024

Forefront’s Market Notes: March 4th, 2024 ­­ Stocks extended their tech-led advance last week as signs of a resilient and still-enthusiastic...
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Forefront Market Notes: February 26th, 2024

Forefront’s Market Notes: February 26th, 2024 ­­ Stocks vaulted to new heights last week on the back of an artificial intelligence...
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Forefront’s Friday Facts: Coping with Windfalls and Windburns

Forefront’s Friday Facts Coping with Windfalls and Windburns   In the turbulent journey of life, unexpected winds can dramatically alter our...
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Tax Deductions You Wouldn’t Believe

  While Americans are entitled to take every legitimate deduction to manage their taxes, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) places limits...
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Forefront Market Notes: February 19th, 2024

Forefront’s Market Notes: February 19th, 2024 ­ Stocks fell last week as investors reacted to disappointing inflation updates and other economic...
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5 Smart Investing Principles – 5. Get Started Now

5 Smart Investing Principles – Get Started Now   Our last investment principle is get started now. Procrastination can be costly....
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5 Smart Investing Principles – 4. Taxes and Inflation

5 Smart Investing Principles – Taxes and Inflation   So far we’ve gone over Estimate Your Time Horizon, Know Your Risk...
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5 Smart Investing Principles – 3. Diversify

5 Smart Investing Principles – Diversify   We’ve already gone over Estimating Your Time Horizon and Knowing Your Risk Profile. Up...
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5 Smart Investing Principles – 2. Know Your Risk Profile

5 Smart Investing Principles – Know Your Risk Profile   In our last post we went over the first of five...
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5 Smart Investing Principles – 1. Estimate Your Time Horizon

5 Smart Investing Principles – Estimate Your Time Horizon   There is no shortage of self-help material available for people looking...
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Forefront Market Notes: February 12th, 2024

Forefront’s Market Notes: February 12th, 2024 ­ The stock market experienced solid gains last week, concluding the trading week on a...
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Forefront Market Notes: February 5th, 2024

Forefront’s Market Notes: February 5th, 2024 ­ Stocks pushed higher last week as investors cheered mega-cap tech corporate reports and a...
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Forefront Market Notes: January 29, 2024

Forefront’s Market Notes: January 29, 2024 ­ Stocks continued their upward climb last week as excitement around big tech continued; positive...
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Forefront Market Notes: January 22, 2024

Forefront’s Market Notes: January 22, 2024 ­ Stocks finished higher last week, with big tech again leading amid lingering uncertainty over...
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Forefront’s Friday Facts: 2023 IRA Deadlines Are Approaching

Forefront’s Friday Facts 2023 IRA Deadlines Are ApproachingWhat You Need to Know      Financially, many of us associate the spring...
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Forefront Market Notes: January 16th

Forefront’s Market Notes: January 16th, 2024   Stocks pushed higher last week, led by big tech names and boosted by December...
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Forefront Market Notes: January 8th

Forefront’s Market Notes: January 8th, 2024   Stocks retreated in the first trading week of 2024, struggling a bit after a...
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Forefront’s Friday Facts: A Look Back at 2023

Forefront’s Friday Facts A look back at 2023   The year in brief. Interest rates were the chief concern in 2023 as...
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Forefront Market Notes: January 2nd

Forefront’s Market Notes: January 2nd, 2024   Stocks posted a slight gain last week amid a shortage of news and light...
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Forefront Market Notes: December 26th

Forefront’s Market Notes: December 26th, 2023 ­ Investor optimism and fears of missing out on future gains propelled stocks higher in...
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Forefront’s Friday Facts: What If Your Kids Decide Against College?

Forefront’s Friday Facts What If Your Kids Decide Against College?   As a parent or grandparent, you may have diligently saved...
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Forefront Market Notes: December 18th

Forefront’s Market Notes: December 18th, 2023 ­ Markets reacted positively last week to cooler inflation and the idea of potential rate...
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Forefront Market Notes: December 11th

Forefront’s Market Notes: December 11th, 2023 ­ A late-week, two-day rally left stocks higher, adding to November’s gains as the last...
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Forefront’s Friday Facts: A Taxing Story – Capital Gains and Losses

Forefront’s Friday Facts A Taxing Story: Capital Gains and Losses ­ Chris Rock once remarked, “You don’t pay taxes – they...
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Forefront Market Notes: December 4th

Forefront’s Market Notes: December 4th, 2023 ­ A Friday rally turned an otherwise mixed week for stocks into a solid performance....
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Forefront Market Notes: November 27th

Forefront’s Market Notes ­ Investor enthusiasm for stocks remained strong last week, buoyed by declining bond yields in a holiday-abbreviated trading...
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