Our latest article gives you the facts on target date funds—why have they become so popular and what the advantages and disadvantages of this type of investment vehicle are. To find out what our expert is saying about what characterizes a target date fund and how they can help you, read on.
Listen to our recent webinar for an update on the market volatility resulting from the coronavirus and its related impact. CAPTRUST subject matter experts Scott Matheson and Wes Collins share their views on the markets, investing during challenging times, and the ways we can assist you with the questions and concerns you may have about your personal situation.
In this piece, CAPTRUST experts dive into the latest market expectations as new information emerges on the coronavirus’s economic impact and the potential for an oil price war.
The U.S. stock market (as measured by the S&P 500 Index) has fallen by 15 percent since reaching an all-time high last Wednesday, more than erasing 2020’s year-to-date gains. The catalyst for this dramatic move appears to have been global investors’ assessment that the novel coronavirus has entered a new phase—and that the virus’s economic impact would be larger than previously thought. According to news reports, the virus is spreading to other parts of the world and containing it may be a challenge, potentially forcing investors to reassess their expectations for the markets.
Receiving a financial windfall should be a positive milestone that permanently alters an individual’s or family’s future for the better. Yet, gaining immediate and substantial wealth can often have the opposite effect, leading to a new set of challenges that can put that wealth at risk.