Blog Category: News

Three Eggs with the Inscription "Ira Roth 401K" on Money
News

The SECURE Act 2.0

8 Ways It Will Change Employee Retirement Plans The SECURE Act 2.0 passed in March 2022 in the U.S. House of Representatives and is in The Senate waiting for revision or approval to expand retirement savings initiatives from the 2019 SECURE Act. The Senate proposed a similar bill in May

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Geopolitical map
Investing

The Short Life of Geopolitical Sell-offs

Does this sound familiar? You wake up one morning and see something bad happen in the financial markets. Now every time you see your portfolio on your computer screen, it brings back those feelings of anxiety, anxiety about whether we’re headed for another huge bear market. Now here’s some good

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Patience during geopolitical tension
Investing

Stock Market Volatility

Staying the course through geopolitical turbulence Just as we thought everything was coming back together again, another potentially portfolio-damaging crisis – one in the form of geopolitical tensions – has brought havoc onto Wall Street.   The US and global equity markets are experiencing a period of elevated volatility due

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2022 Outlook
Investing

2022 Outlook: Transitions

Trajan Wealth seeks to generate alpha in internally managed products through a combination of macro analysis of the economy and markets and bottom-up security selection. We expected this to be a year of transitions — in policies, inflation, and pandemic management. And so far, 2022 has not disappointed. Expertise Did you

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Dice And Social Security Cards
News

Trouble Ahead For Social Security Retirement Benefits?

The pandemic and recession of 2020 have negatively affected the Old-Age and Survivors Insurance benefits, commonly known as Social Security retirement benefits. With fewer payroll taxes collected throughout this period due to declining workers, layoffs, decreasing working hours, and increased unemployment benefits, the fund is facing insolvency. The Social Security

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Upset senior couple relaxing on sofa
News

America’s National Retirement Security: Study Indicates Problems

Each year, the Transamerica Center for Retirement Studies conducts an annual retirement survey. It’s intended to explore the attitudes and behaviors of Americans regarding retirement security and benefits. Here are several noteworthy findings from the most recent study in late 2020. Eighty-two percent of workers save for retirement through employer-sponsored

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Economic Recovery
News

How Do We Track Economic Recovery?

Since the beginning of 2021, signs of economic recovery have started to appear. Americans are actively spending in specific sectors, and some industries are faring well—while others are lagging. Consumers, ready to re-engage with the world after a year of social distancing and lockdowns, are eager to spend. However, some

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China
Business

China Stocks in U.S. Suffer Biggest Two-Day Wipeout Since 2008

China’s crackdowns on its technology and education sectors have had repercussions across global markets. The fallout? The Nasdaq Golden Dragon China Index, which tracks 98 of China’s most prominent firms listed in the U.S., plunged 7% on Monday, June 26th. Added to the previous Friday’s 8.5% drop,  puts the two-day

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Cryptocurrency is a new digital form of money that has both advantages and disadvantages.
News

What to Know About Cryptocurrency

Have you been hearing words like cryptocurrency and Bitcoin recently or seen others talking about investments in online currency? At Trajan Wealth, we have the lowdown on what cryptocurrency is and how it may (or may not) help you achieve your financial goals. What is Cryptocurrency? As the name implies,

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