On March 27, 2020, President Donald Trump signed into law the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, a historic $2 trillion stimulus package designed to provide economic relief to Americans affected by the coronavirus pandemic, which by now includes every single person in the … Read more about What Does National Stimulus Relief Mean for You?
Are the Stock Market and the Economy Out of Sync?
In normal times, the stock market is often a reflection of the economy. But these are not normal times. Even though April was marked by a global shutdown of businesses, rampant unemployment and low economic growth, the S&P 500 Index ended the month up 12.9%. This represented the highest … Read more about Are the Stock Market and the Economy Out of Sync?
How to Deal With Financial Stress
A recent survey by the National Endowment for Financial Education found that almost 90% of Americans were feeling anxious about their money situation.1 39% were worried about job security 48% worried about paying bills 28% didn’t know if they could pay their utilities 41% were worried … Read more about How to Deal With Financial Stress
The Perks and Pitfalls of Self-Employment
Sole proprietors in the U.S. caught a huge break in April. The Paycheck Protection Program, borne out of the economic hardship caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, became available to solo entrepreneurs and independent contractors on April 10, 2020.1 According to a 2017 survey, 36% of U.S. workers … Read more about The Perks and Pitfalls of Self-Employment
Gender Dynamics: Pre- and Post-Pandemic
In past recessions, industries like manufacturing and construction were often the hardest hit. For example, some economists referred to the Great Recession as a “man-cession” because at the outset, more men lost jobs than women. In some households, wives were able to find employment more often than … Read more about Gender Dynamics: Pre- and Post-Pandemic
The Secure Act – The Three Things You Actually Need to Know
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The Trump Tax Cuts are Here – How Will They Affect You
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Will a Recession Rob Your Retirement
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Our Covid-19 Office Practices
As Victory Wealth Services is considered an essential business, we are currently remaining open. However, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, we have updated some of our office practices: We are sanitizing all touched surfaces regularly and between all client appointments and visits. This includes … Read more about Our Covid-19 Office Practices
Center for Disease Control’s Household Checklist
Center for Disease Control's Household Checklist You can access the CDC website at: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html As a family, you can plan and make decisions now that will protect you and your family during a COVID-19 outbreak. Stay informed and in touch Get … Read more about Center for Disease Control’s Household Checklist
How to Use Zoom
Here is a brief tutorial on using Zoom for your Victory appointment: … Read more about How to Use Zoom
Breaking Down the Recent Jargon of the Market
The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA), the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq experienced quite a roller coaster ride in March. There are mixed opinions as to whether it was due to the global economic impact of the seemingly unstoppable new COVID-19 coronavirus or due to the federal government’s delayed … Read more about Breaking Down the Recent Jargon of the Market