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  • Don’t Believe Everything You Hear about Social Security! July 20, 2017
    If you’re like many working Americans, you may be concerned about the state of Social Security and whether it will be there for you when you retire. Gail Buckner, CFP, our personal retirement and financial planning strategist, explores some myths about Social Security and eases some concerns about its future. The post Don’t Believe Everything […]
    Gail Buckner, CFP
  • How the Asian Financial Crisis Reshaped Emerging Markets July 17, 2017
    Twenty years ago, the world was standing on the brink of the Asian Financial Crisis. Here, Templeton Global Macro CIO Michael Hasenstab looks at how the response of local policymakers in the subsequent two decades has impacted emerging markets in general. And, he explains why he believes some of the most unloved local currency markets […]
    Michael Hasenstab, Ph.D.
  • Despite Scary Headlines, No Big Changes to Social Security’s Outlook July 14, 2017
    Every year the Trustees of the US Social Security and Medicare trust funds provide their report on the current and projected financial status of these programs. Gail Buckner, CFP, our personal retirement and financial planning strategist, takes a look at this year’s scorecard from the Trustees. She says media headlines or political rhetoric suggesting Social […]
    Gail Buckner, CFP
  • Hedge-Fund Strategies Get a Second Wind July 14, 2017
    After three disappointing years in the middle of this decade, it’s been a smoother course for hedge-fund strategies over the past 12 months. K2 Advisors’ Senior Managing Director Brooks Ritchey offers his analysis to explain why he sees some tailwinds ahead. The post Hedge-Fund Strategies Get a Second Wind appeared first on Beyond Bulls and […]
    Brooks Ritchey

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