You Can’t Measure What You Don’t Track – As featured in the Waseca County News SPECIAL Financial Section Many of us have had the opportunity to compete in various sports throughout our lives, such as tennis, football, basketball or golf, and all sports have a way of keeping score. Imagine a football game with no […]

Click on the following link to view the full article in “Bank Insurance & Securities Marketing” magazine that Brad Connors was recently featured in: http://bisa.site-ym.com/resource/resmgr/A_Singer_BISM_2011/mobile_advisors.html

Year-end tax planning is especially challenging this year because of ongoing uncertainty related to whether Congress will enact sweeping tax reform. And even if there is no major tax legislation in the near future, Congress will still have to deal with a number of tricky issues in 2012, such as what to do about the […]

Annual Report on the financial health of Medicare and Social Security Each year the Trustees of the Social Security and Medicare trust funds report on the current and projected financial status of the two programs. This year’s report was released on Friday, and we thought you might like to know about the key findings. According […]

   Quarterly Review – 3Q 2011 October 3, 2011 From the debt ceiling debate, to S&P’s downgrade of the United State’s prized bond rating, to ongoing challenges in the Eurozone, and wild swings in the stock market, the third-quarter has taken investors for quite a ride! July – After a volatile first half that eventually […]

Our Current Perspective on Market Corrections, the Economy, and S&P’s Downgrade As you are surely aware, following Tuesday’s debt ceiling compromise, attention rapidly shifted to whether the government has what it takes to solve its budget problems. Add to this the fact that Italy is now in the forefront of debt problems in Europe and […]