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CARES Act RMD Suspension From Lee Sherbakoff,The Nalls Sherbakoff Group, LLC. Dear Friends, On March 27, 2020, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act – better known as the CARES Act – was signed into law by President Trump. The CARES Act was third in a series of COVID-19-related relief legislation beginning with the Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2020 which was followed shortly...

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Market Opportunities From Lee Sherbakoff,The Nalls Sherbakoff Group, LLC. Dear Friends, With activity in many industries sharply curtailed in an effort to reduce the chances of spreading the coronavirus while at the same time many cities and states are trying to kick start their local economies, some economists say a recession is inevitable, if one hasn’t already begun. From a markets perspective, we have already experienced a drop in...

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Covid Confusion


Posted By on May 12, 2020

Covid Confusion from Kim Spencer,The Nalls Sherbakoff Group, LLC. Dear Friends, Is anyone confused about what our situation is? The internet and news stories are full of conflicting information. Shelter or not, wear masks or don’t. Where did the virus really come from? Is it naturally occurring or was it created in a lab in China? What are the actual numbers of infections and deaths. How are we to disseminate all the information out...

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By Kim Spencer, CFP®, CDFA® When the unexpected happens, chaos can result. And right now, chaos and change seem to be a part of daily life for all of us due to the ever-evolving coronavirus pandemic. More than ever, preparation and having a plan of action in place is necessary for you to do what’s best for you and your family in the midst of this or any other crisis. And when I say to plan and prepare, I’m talking specifically about a...

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“The world is ruled by letting things take their course.” – Lau-Tzu, ancient Chinese philosopher and writer “This time it’s different,” someone once said while panicking out of the market in a time of crisis. At some level, investors know markets go up and markets draw down, just as the economy expands and the economy contracts. However, when people let their fear and uncertainty overwhelm them as they watch, in near real...

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Q2 Will Be Ugly From Lee Sherbakoff, The Nalls Sherbakoff Group, LLC. Dear Friends, The St. Louis Federal Reserve estimates that the U.S. Gross Domestic Product (GDP), the largest measure of economic activity, could contract at an annualized pace of 50% in the second quarter. That’s unprecedented. Yet, forecasts vary widely. In reality, we don’t know how steep the downturn may be during the April-June period. Claims for jobless...

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