Idle talk about suspending the payroll tax is making 'blue' Senators blue. We get answers from Social Security expert Eugene Steuerle of the Urban Institute.
'Voltaire observed, “Doubt is not a pleasant condition, but certainty is absurd.” The U.S. stock market appears to be absurd,' writes the member of the asset allocation team at GMO LLC.
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The federal government’s deficit will eventually need to be brought down, but it will nonetheless be appropriate for the government to spend more than it would have spent in a pre-pandemic world, writes the founding editor of the Journal of Retirement.
'MYGA sales increased double-digits, while indexed annuity sales declined by double digits. This is a new trend,' said Sheryl Moore, CEO of Wink Inc., the annuity sales and market research firm.