THE QUARTER IN BRIEF The first half of 2016 repeated the same pattern as 2015 and 2014 with a poor performing first quarter followed by a stronger performing second quarter. During the second quarter, economic indicators showed improvements in consumer spending, retail sales, and manufacturing. The pace of hiring declined
HEALTHCARE & BEYOND
UPAL has a long history of providing quality service to health care professionals, but UPAL membership is not limited to the healthcare industry.
The United Kingdom’s decision to leave the European Union rattled equities markets and currency markets Friday. What should an investor do in its wake? Perhaps nothing at all. June 27, 2016 Provided by Kent Butcher, MBA, Registered Investment Advisor Representative The Brexit is definitely momentous. It represents a crisis for
RETIRING WITH A COMFORTABLE LEVEL OF INCOME In retirement, your level of income directly affects your quality of life. How can you effectively give yourself more spending power? From a portfolio standpoint, you can focus on income-producing investments. When you start planning for retirement, you invest with an emphasis on