However noble the quest to reset the US/China trading relationship – and there is no question that the Chinese have been snookering the world, taking advantage, cheating, and worse for decades now – some fear Mr. Trump may have overplayed his hand.
The investment markets have been on a bit of a roller coaster since the September rally, with the continuing trade war, instability in the Middle East, and political drama with the impeachment inquiry all contributing to some sharp market bounces.
While commonly used and ostensibly for retirement, consumers should be very careful when considering variable annuities, which are a form of life insurance with securities investment aspects.
Investors building retirement portfolios have many choices. They can consider stocks and bonds, savings accounts, certificates of deposit, real estate investment trusts, an index fund, mutual funds, and many others as they look to build a diversified portfolio using asset allocation. Annuities, whole life, and other insurance company products can add to the mix.
America’s Broken Financial Advisor Promise – What’s Wrong with the CFP Board & Why You’d Better Check Twice Before Trusting A Certified Financial Planner
Consumers making or receiving phone calls about personal finance to get help with financial goals should be prepared to ask at least one of these important questions…