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Keen On Retirement

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Is Your Retirement Plan Ready For Higher Inflation?

As good as it feels to be exiting the pandemic and enjoying a relatively normal summer, the ongoing economic fallout from COVID-19 and the levers our government pulled to accelerate recovery have a lot of folks worried about inflation. Those fears spiked recently after the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that consumer prices rose by 5% during the month of May, the biggest jump since 2008. Those numbers are ringing alarm bells for some of our older clients who don't like being reminded of 1970s stagflation as they're nearing or beginning retirement.

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Is the Housing Market Boom Headed for Another Bust?

In recent months, my two daughters have given me a personal perspective on just how hot and how competitive the real estate market is right now. Both decided to buy homes in the Kansas City area, and both had to make unsuccessful bids on multiple houses before they were able to close on their new homes. The thought that millions of families all over the country are trying to navigate these same issues is quite a turnaround from just a decade ago, when folks were hesitant to buy houses in the shadow of the Great Recession.

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Market Update Q1 2021

In this webinar, Matt Wilson, Managing Director and Chief Investment Officer at Keen Wealth Advisors, will cover a macroeconomic update of the markets, plus the key things we are watching right now and our outlook for the remainder of 2021.

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Washington Insider Greg Valliere On Controlling Inflation, Deficit Spending, the Biden Agenda, and the Road to 2024 Thumbnail

Washington Insider Greg Valliere On Controlling Inflation, Deficit Spending, the Biden Agenda, and the Road to 2024

According to our longtime friend Greg Valliere, Washington’s political pros are already looking ahead to the 2022 midterms. And that long-term perspective is already having a major impact on Joe Biden’s agenda for the first hundred days of his presidency, as well as the financial markets and the battle against COVID-19.

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Q3 Market Recap and Outlook for the Remainder of 2019 and into 2020

In this Market Update Webinar, Matt Wilson, Managing Director and Chief Investment Officer at Keen Wealth Advisors, takes a look back at what happened in the third quarter of 2019 in the markets and in the economy. And even more importantly, Matt takes a look ahead at what may be in store for the remainder of the year. Some of the topics Matt covers in this webinar include: Recession risks facing the U.S. State of the consumer Health of the jobs market What the leading indicators are telling us Our expectations for the stock market for the rest of 2019

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