The Social Security Administration Announces 2022 COLA

5.9% is the biggest COLA increase in decades.     On October 13, 2021, the Social Security Administration (SSA) officially announced that Social Security recipients will receive a 5.9 percent cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) for 2022, the largest increase in four decades. This adjustment will begin with benefits payable to more than 64 million Social Security…

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4th Quarter Market Outlook

After almost 211 days without a correction of any kind, markets finally took a break here in September. Political tensions/drama, continued supply chain challenges, and the rising cost of energy all came together to shake investor confidence. Looking back, August and September are historically the weakest months of the calendar year for the market, and…

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Weekly Economic Update 10/4/2021

In this week’s recap: Stalemate in the Capitol; Powell says inflation may stay longer than expected. Weekly Economic Update   October 04, 2021   THE WEEK ON WALL STREET Higher bond yields and a legislative stalemate in Washington, D.C., added up to losses for the week. The Dow Jones Industrial Average declined 1.36%, while the…

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