Preparing for Retirement? Here Are 3 Events That Affect Your 401(k) Plan

A 401(k) is a fantastic way to prepare for retirement. But accessing the funds before certain criteria is met will cause you to incur penalties and lose out on some of those hard-earned savings. 

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Interested in Certificates? Here Are 3 Smart Steps Before Opening One

Rising rates can be a good thing for your savings goals. That’s because financial institutions sometimes raise their own rates on deposit products like certificates to help their members cash in on current conditions. 

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Is the US Economy in a Recession? Here’s the 411

In an early July poll, 58% of Americans said they thought the US economy was in a recession, up from 53% in June and 48% in May.1  

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The Markets (Second Quarter through June 30, 2022)

For the first time since 2015, each of the benchmark indexes lost value for two consecutive quarters. They also posted losses for June, marking three consecutive down months for the tech-heavy Nasdaq, its longest losing streak since 2015. 

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