Month: August 2012

And The Winner Is? Austerity!

The economic lab experiment being played out between Austerity and Stimulus is back.  Austerity wins.  Last month, Standard & Poor’s reaffirmed the sovereign debt rating for the United Kingdom at AAA.  The UK has been pursuing a policy of “fiscal consolidation”—tightening their belt to reduce debt.  In the short run, it’s put them into a

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America Is Facing A Retirement Crisis

[The following represents the guts of our new brochure for our 401(k) Plan Management offering.  We’ve taken out the product-specific detail, leaving you with what I hope will be a thought provoking analysis of one facet of a major crisis facing our country.  – BV]   At no time in the last 100 years has

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