Weekly Financial Market Updates

Surging Home Prices a Warning to Consumers

Surging Home Prices a Warning to Consumers

September 2, 2021

Home prices in the United States just recorded their strongest growth in 30 years. Is now the time to buy a home, or should consumers see these surging home prices as a warning sign?

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Now is the time to be looking for a new job

Now Is the Time to be Looking for a New Job

August 26, 2021

There hasn’t been a better time to get a new job in over 40 years. The pool of labor is declining and number of jobs available is at an all-time high. Is now a good time to be looking for a new job?

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How Should Parents Plan for A Child's College Education?

How Should Parents Plan for A Child’s College Education?

August 19, 2021

Of all the financial planning topics we deal with at Financial Design Studio, college planning is always one of the tougher issues. What are the key factors to keep in mind when figuring out how to pay for a child’s college education?

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Social Security Cost of Living

Big Social Security Cost of Living Increase Expected in 2021

July 28, 2021

Will the Social Security Cost of Living Adjustment keep up with inflation in 2021? Our estimate is that the cost of living adjustment in 2021 will be one of the highest in recent decades.

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How to Choose Investments In Your College Savings Accounts

July 23, 2021

You have started saving for your child or grandchild’s college education! Here how you choose investments in your college savings accounts.

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inflation transitory

Is Inflation Transitory or Not?

July 22, 2021

The important question in the investment world is: Is inflation transitory or not? Whether inflation ends up running hot or cold can make a big difference in how markets perform. Read about our thoughts regarding this all-important question.

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