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The latest insights from our experts on attitudes, behaviors and trends that impact long-term financial security. Thought leaders from across the globe provide data analysis, research and perspective on the economy, investment management, retirement security and more. 

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A man and a woman walking into a voting precinct.

As an advisor, you can be useful to your clients without getting partisan. There are ways to help them better prepare their portfolios and budgets based on the outcome at the ballot box.

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Photo from Nasdaq where we presented our outlook for 2019.

The new year could see Main Street doing well while Wall Street struggles. Find out what our economist thinks could affect you financially in 2019.

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Photo of Heather Winston.

What might tax reform mean for you and your business? We gathered a panel to discuss what’s changed and what you can do now to prepare.

Our experts analyze financial news and trends face to face in a regular roundtable discussion. Take control of the tax-reform conversation, because your clients are full of questions.

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Photo of a woman who is a super saver and has been investing in her future.

Gen X and Gen Y super savers are generally maxing out contributions to their retirement accounts. They’re prioritizing savings over nearly everything else.

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Photo of people going up and down stairs to demonstrate market volatility.

One day the market’s up. Then next day, it’s down. Sometimes all that movement happens in a single day. That’s volatility.

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