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Bloomberg: Fed Decision Looms Over Financial Community
Dr. Skancke works in Keel Point’s Washington D.C. office. He has over 40 years of experience and has formerly served on the U.S. Treasury’s economic policy team and the White House National Security Council.
Interest Rates Are Rising – What Does it Mean?
Key Takeaways Interest rates have risen as investors expect expedited economic growth in 2021 This sparked a selloff in stocks and bonds as the market adjusts to higher rates Ultimately, strong economic growth and moderately increased interest rates are good...
Health Savings Account – The Most Overlooked Retirement Savings Strategy Today
What is an HSA? A Health Savings Account (HSA) is a tax-advantaged savings vehicle available to people with high deductible health insurance plans. While the HSA does not typically receive as much attention as some of the more popular retirement saving accounts, such...
Kiplinger: Understanding a New Supreme Court’s Impact on Consumers, Savers and Investors
Decisions made by the Supreme Court go beyond determining social policy and balancing the president's and Congress' differences. In Kiplinger's recent post, Steven Skancke explained the major impact Supreme Court decisions have on consumers, savers, investors, and the...
Bankrate: Survey – Rates at zero until 2024, but coronavirus vaccine likely to ‘supercharge’ economy
With the FDA approving a COVID-19 vaccine, the U.S. economy may be one step closer to recovering from the pandemic. Steven Skancke joined other industry experts to reflect on the scope for economic recovery in the coming years. [button...
Financial Planning: Worst-Performing Small-Cap Funds of the Decade
Matt Kerr offered insights into why value stocks underperform growth stocks in Financial Planning's recent article. The piece discussed the top 20 worst-performing small-cap funds over the last 10 years and why they underperformed compared to growth. [button...
Cheddar TV: Mnuchin, GOP Leaders to Discuss Stimulus Amid Fed Funding Decision
Steven Skancke discussed the Federal Reserve and the impact that cutting relief programs would have on the market on Cheddar TV. Skancke also chimed in on the likelihood of stimulus funding for the public. [button...
Bankrate: What a Biden Presidency Means for Your Money, Taxes and the Economy
A Biden presidency's most important tasks involve controlling the pandemic, distributing the vaccine, and getting out the second round of stimulus. Sarah Foster quotes Steven Skancke in Bankrate's new article discussing these priorities and more. [button...