Guest blog content provided to Raffa Financial Services by Jeff Merwin at Capitol Metro Financial Services, Inc.
You may have noticed that we’re all living longer than ever before. By 2030, people age 66-84 will comprise 20% of the total U.S. population. At age 65, a baby boomer can expect to live another 20 years. And as we age, it’s possible that we may become frail and need some kind of extended care over a period of years.
A habit is an acquired behavior that, over time, becomes nearly or completely involuntary. And no, it doesn’t happen overnight.
Financial News and Portfolio Management Discussion through May 7th
US stocks ended the week down slightly on weaker earnings and mixed economic data. The S&P 500 and Dow ended the week down 0.2%. Abroad, Japan was flat and Europe gained 0.6% for the week. The yield on the 10-year Treasury finished at 2.95%, down slightly from the prior week. Oil continued its climb to finish the week at $69.72 a barrel.
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We spend a lot of time cursing the ill effects of turnover. It’s disruptive. It’s expensive. It’s a sign of poor company culture and/or leadership. And while all of these things are generally true, there are certain times when turnover can be a blessing in disguise.