“But you have to look at rates relative to inflation, and the rates that you’re receiving at the bank right now are truly nothing to write home about,” Ogorek said.
“This case goes to the heart of our capital markets,” Ogorek said. “If investors see stuff like this, they can think the game is rigged. And if the game is rigged, who wants to play?”
Rates on CDs are better than they have been in a while, a ripple effect of the Federal Reserve boosting interest rates. So is this a good time to lock in a rate on a CD?
If you haven’t looked closely at your target fund in five or more years, you may be surprised by what the allocation is today relative to when you first put money in
Should we experience another deep recession, the government will be hard pressed due to dangerously high debt levels.
Private school teachers and administrators should be required to report suspected cases of inappropriate behavior between a colleague and a student.
Only one adviser – Anthony J. Ogorek of Ogorek Wealth Management in Amherst – managed to beat the market, with a whopping 62 percent average gain by his stock picks.
The law caps the total amount of state and local taxes that you can deduct at $10,000, for individual or married filers,. So if you’re going to exceed that cap in 2018, you’re better off paying the tax.
M&T has never looked down its nose at upstate. To Wilmers, there was nothing wrong with slow-growth markets where people and businesses borrow money and do a pretty good job of paying it back.