Let’s Talk About Taxes

Eric Cramer
Economy, Investing Strategies

Tax increases have been in the news lately, and an update to the Federal tax code seemed possible just a few weeks ago.  But somehow we’ve made it through most of 2021 without any new legislation being passed.  That seems to be because there was a massive spending increase at...

Let’s Talk About Volatility

Eric Cramer
Economy, Wealth Management

Some investors view the stock market as a source of entertainment, while many view it a source of stress and concern.  Your view may have a lot do with whether it’s been going up or down recently.  And in today’s media saturated world, there is usually someone with an unhel...

Let’s Talk About Inflation

Eric Cramer
Economy, Wealth Management

We probably all know what “inflation” is; in the customary use of the word it simply means the rate of increase in the prices of things we purchase.   Economists like to debate the best way to measure inflation.  Is it more useful to measure existing inflation or to measur...

Let’s Talk About Fundamentals

The world changed in 2020, and many of us may want to forget as much of it as we can.  Even if we’re emotionally exhausted, we may want to derive some financial benefit from understanding how these changes have affected the capital markets.  At BIP Wealth we hope that by redu...