Market Bounce

Market Bounce

Market Bounces Back After the major indices were put through the ringer last week, to the tune of a 6% decline, they experience a small bounce back this week to end the quarter nearly flat for the year. The trend over recent declines has been that any dip is an...
Trade War

Trade War

Trade War! What is it good for? Trump Tariffs, Round 2. We’re kicking off this week’s show examining the latest round of tariffs enacted this week by Washington. Unlike the previous steel and aluminum tariffs announced week’s ago, these new sanctions...
KTRS Pension Changes and Their Impact

KTRS Pension Changes and Their Impact

By now, almost everyone in the state of Kentucky has likely heard that changes are in store for the state’s struggling pension system. One of the pensions heavily affected by these changes is the Kentucky Teachers’ Retirement System (KTRS). When Governor Matt Bevin...
5 Kentucky State Pension Facts

5 Kentucky State Pension Facts

On our recent show, we reviewed the perilous state of pensions today, especially those right here in Kentucky. The Kentucky Retirement System (KRS) provides retirement benefits for a wide array of state employees. Many of these individuals are relying on their pension...
IRA vs Roth IRA

IRA vs Roth IRA

The question of whether to use a Traditional IRA or Roth IRA is sometimes spoken of with a level of mystique behind the forces at work for each option. The fact is, the benefits of each of these plans is quite straightforward. However, the long-term effect of those...