Despite a rapid recovery from the height of the pandemic, the global economy faced a new set of challenges in 2022. What started as global economy embattled by supply chain issues was stressed further with the Russian invasion of Ukraine. This amplified inflationary pressures, prompting central banks across the globe to raise rates at the […]
The inflation adjustments to various provisions of the tax code increase significantly in 2023 due partly to rising consumer prices and persistent inflation. It is important to consider these changes as you engage in estate planning and preparing for tax efficiency this year and in the years ahead. In some instances, you could find yourself […]
When it comes to inflation there are various factors to consider. In this episode, the Relatable Finance guys talk with economics professor Dr. Jeff Ankrom who shares his views on various aspects to consider, and how the Federal Reserve factors into all of this.
After raising interest rates for the first time in three years, the Federal Reserve Bank announced in March that it expects a series of additional rate increases that would bring the federal funds rate to approximately 2.75 percent by the end of 2023. The last time rates were that high was in 2008. What does […]
The inflation adjustments to various provisions of the tax code increase significantly in 2022 due, in part, to rising consumer prices and inflation over the past 12 months. It is important to consider these changes as you engage in estate planning and preparing for tax efficiency this year and in the years ahead. However, it […]