Harris Financial - Social Security Baby Boomers

By: Harris Financial Advisors | On: October 26, 2017 | Category: Social Security |

Savvy Social Security Planning for Baby Boomers

After a lifetime of hearing grandparents and parents discuss their Social Security, baby boomers are realizing it is now their turn to collect. This 82-year-old program, originally designed to help senior citizens escape poverty in their older age, is actually available to anyone who has paid into the system and reached retirement age.

By: Harris Financial Advisors | On: October 18, 2017 | Category: Quarterly Report | Tags: Quarterly Report

By the Numbers – 2017 3rd Quarter Report

Despite a flurry of unnerving headlines during the quarter, the volatility of global stocks remains at historic lows. Major indices in the U.S., Europe and Asia have managed to avoid a retreat of 5% or more so far in 2017. Typically, 5% pullbacks occur once per quarter with 10% corrections at least annually, and 20% drops once per market cycle for most developed stock markets.