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Recession’s not over till the NBER sings

Economists involved in business cycle information are painstaking when pronouncing the end of a recession. Over the past five downturns, they averaged 15 months between when the recession was over and when they said so. On three of those occasions — 1980, 1991 and 2001, the lag between the turning point and the bureau’s declaration was longer than the recession itself. […]

Money Talk Quiz, June 2021

Besides guiding clients in individual conversations, Landaas & Company advisors offer more general investment insights through articles on the Money Talk page and discussions during the weekly Money Talk Podcast. Test your knowledge from recent podcasts by answering a few questions. Pursue more knowledge through links to further information. […]

Help support the Urban Ecology Center

The Milwaukee-based Urban Ecology Center, which has been connecting city residents with nature for three decades, is holding an outdoor event June 18 at Riverside Park. Landaas & Company is a sponsor of the Summer Solstice Soirée. […]

Pandemic-inspired retirement rehearsal

By Joel Dresang
Rehearsal helps performance. It conditions us. It informs our expectations. It lets us anticipate how we’ll handle a situation. Even improvisers rehearse. Research suggests rehearsal can help retirement, too. […]

For What It’s Worth: Cold turkey

By Joel Dresang
Sometimes when an individual undergoes an abrupt change, we say they’ve gone “cold turkey.” The expression long applied to drug addicts who tried to quit with little transition. More recently, the phrase has covered wider circumstances, such as moving from work to retirement with little preparation. […]

Later Tax Day for 2021: May 17

For the second year in a row, the COVID-19 coronavirus has pushed back the deadline for federal income tax filing. Taxes are due Monday, May 17, 2021, rather than the traditional Tax Day of April 15. Quarterly estimated tax payments are still due on April 15. The Wisconsin Department of Revenue also is extending the due date for state taxes to May 17. […]

Money Talk Quiz: Why did they say that?

To see if you’ve been paying attention, test your knowledge on a sample of what Landaas & Company advisors have addressed recently in Money Talk articles and during the weekly Money Talk Podcast. (Winners receive wisdom and bragging rights.) […]

Support for stocks, beyond the calendar

By Kyle Tetting
The pandemic shows shortcomings in those tidy calendar-year earnings and market forecasts, especially how expectations for the year can shift quickly as major events develop. Also, the calendar focus on near-term outlook can hide longer-term views, including well-founded optimism for stocks. […]

Past presidents in the fold

By Joel Dresang
Although the timetable’s unclear, the White House disclosed in January that the Treasury Department will step up plans to redesign $20 notes to feature Harriet Tubman in place of Andrew Jackson. With the recent observation of Presidents Day, we got curious about which other former commanders-in-chief remain on U.S. currency. […]

For What It’s Worth: Squirreling Away

By Joel Dresang
Partly because they’re reluctant to spend, partly because they lack opportunities, U.S. consumers have been squirreling away record mounds of money. They socked away nearly $3 trillion in 2020, a stash that could eventually help quicken economic recovery. In our occasional look at the meanings and origins of financial expressions, we consider slang terms for personal saving. […]

Landaas & Company closed for MLK Day

Landaas & Company will be closed for business on Monday, Jan. 18, in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. The financial markets also are closed on the federal holiday, which falls annually on the third Monday of January. […]

Don’t underestimate how much you’ll change

By Joel Dresang
Keeping in mind that somehow our personality, tastes and values will change—just as they have in the past—can help us be more open-minded and flexible in our planning. We shouldn’t prepare for the future assuming we’ll always be who we are now. […]

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