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Late last year, President Donald Trump promised to deliver a “big, beautiful Christmas present” to Americans that would revive an anemic U.S. economy. While the holidays are past, the sound and fury continues as pundits on both sides of the political spectrum debate the long-range ramifications of the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act,” the first […]

Weekly Market Update: January 23, 2017 A new presidential era began with Donald Trump’s inauguration, and the market reaction was far more restrained than its response to his election. For weeks after the presidential election, we saw markets defy expectations and post significant gains. In fact, the Dow grew by over 1,500 points between November […]

As the dust settles on a historic election, many are trying to predict what the next four years will bring and what President-elect Donald Trump’s first term will mean for our wallets. In the video below, Mike Williams talks with Milwaukee’s WTMJ-4 about 5 changes you’ll likely see in your own finances during the next four […]

Weekly Update: November 14, 2016 Last Tuesday, many Americans watched in great surprise as Donald Trump won our presidential election. Just that day, the New York Times had placed Hillary Clinton’s odds of winning at 85%, [1] based on a range of state and national polls. But, like the Brexit vote this past June, 2016 […]

Weekly Update: October 31, 2016 At first glance, last week’s headlines may lead you to think that the markets are fluctuating more than they actually are. Yes, Hillary Clinton’s emails are in the news again (more on that below)—but despite that surprise, the major indexes stuck to the same range-bound performance we’ve seen for the […]

The 2016 presidential election has been a roller coaster unlike any in recent memory. Amidst the drama, you might be wondering how the outcome will affect the economy and your financial future. You’re not alone. In a recent Bankrate poll, 61% of Americans said they think the election is the greatest threat to our economy […]