Personal Finance


Fog Still Obscures The Road Ahead From Lee Sherbakoff,The Nalls Sherbakoff Group, LLC. Dear Friends, Aided by massive stimulus and liquidity injections from the Fed, the S&P 500 Index has turned positive for the year. Cautiously upbeat headlines regarding a vaccine have also supported sentiment. Yet, tensions between the U.S. and China are rising, coronavirus infections and coronavirus-related deaths continue to rise, and the...

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The Scandal Of Prediction

The Scandal Of Prediction


Posted By on Jul 13, 2020

Don Nalls, CFP®

The Scandal Of Prediction From Don Nalls,The Nalls Sherbakoff Group, LLC. Dear Friends, If you are remotely interested in the stock market, chances are your email is filling up with mid-year stock and market forecasts. These are the same prognosticators that misread the impact of Covid-19, the subsequent market sell off, and the stunning recovery in the 2nd Quarter in the first half of 2020. One could reasonably ask, “why do so many...

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“The intelligent investor is a realist who sells to optimists and buys from pessimists.” — Benjamin Graham, British-born American economist, professor and investor Before we talk about the economy, the markets, COVID-19 pandemic, or economic inequality, we would like to review with you our general principles for helping you reach your most cherished financial goals and objectives. We believe all enduring, successful investing is...

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Tax Time Is Finally Here From Lee Sherbakoff,The Nalls Sherbakoff Group, LLC. Dear Friends, Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, businesses were forced to close, and jobs were lost. So, the federal government extended tax season to give taxpayers a break, moving Tax Day to July 15. Taxes can be confusing, and more so now with the unprecedented changes. Let us look at four key topics related to the 2020 tax extensions affecting your 2019...

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2020 RMDs Can Be Paid Back By Rollover From Lee Sherbakoff,The Nalls Sherbakoff Group, LLC. Dear Friends, The IRS has extended the rollover deadline for required minimum distributions (RMDs) taken from IRAs or company plans in 2020. 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 provision that may have the biggest...

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Seven Steps To Shore Up Finances In A COVID-19 World From Lee Sherbakoff,The Nalls Sherbakoff Group, LLC. Dear Friends, Since the economic crisis began, we have shifted our focus towards financial planning content that incorporates the COVID-19 crisis and its impact on your finances. For example, we have highlighted the scams that have sprung out of the pandemic. Be careful, new ones pop up all the time. We have written about new...

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