It’s always champagne season at my house, but the holidays wouldn’t be the same without popping a bottle of bubbly. Gift one to a happy hostess, serve it up on Christmas or New Year’s Eve or enjoy on the sofa while taking in the beautiful lights on your Christmas tree. Here are six top choices
A little over 10 years ago, Lehman Brothers filed for the largest bankruptcy in United States history on September 15, 2008. That bankruptcy was only the beginning and set off a chain reaction of bank failures that required unprecedented intervention and bailout by the federal government to prevent an economic catastrophe in our country. To
October is historically known as one of the rougher months for investing in the stock market, and that view was reinforced last week when major indexes suffered steep losses, fueled by higher rates and a sell-off in tech shares. Last Wednesday, the Dow Jones plummeted 831.83 points, the third-largest single-day point decline in its 122-year
The economy is undeniably strong; the recent GDP report showed economic growth of 4.1% in the second quarter, the fastest pace in nearly four years. President Trump called the growth “amazing” and “very sustainable.” Many economists are not convinced, however, and warn that this won’t last. Meanwhile, Fed Chairman Jerome Powell said that strong growth
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Bart A Zandbergen, CFP® is a Registered Investment Advisor with Optivest, Inc and a Registered Representative with Gramercy Securities, Inc. Investment advisory services are offered by Optivest, Inc. under SEC Registration and securities are offered through Gramercy Securities, Inc., member FINRA & SIPC, 3949 Old Post Road, Charlestown, RI, 02813, 800-333-7450.

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