Your rate of return is an important tool for measuring financial progress. There’s more than one way to look at rate of return, including: - the level of investment risk you are comfortable with - the relative performance of your investments - your financial plan and your goals Let’s take a closer look.
MD Financial Management Releases Year-End Income and Capital Gains Distributions
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Financing your education
The cost of your medical education will depend on the school you attend and your personal living expenses—both of which vary significantly across the country. And the amount of debt you graduate with
Five tax tips for medical residents
As a medical resident, being aware of the tax benefits that you may qualify for can help minimize the taxes you pay.
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When selecting a fund manager, look for their ability to perform in all market conditions.
How Alternative Investments Can Help Diversify and Manage Volatility in Your Portfolio
One of the biggest benefits of alternative investments is offering effective portfolio diversification through low correlation.
A smart practice: Splitting income to keep more of your money
Income splitting is a tax strategy that allows a higher-income earning spouse to equalize their income with their lower-income earning partner to effectively lower their overall tax bill.
Sector Scan: A hot day in Paris
The risks of climate change are real. Here’s how the power sector and other industries are moving quickly to reduce carbon emissions—and why that’s good news for you as an investor
No big surprise as U.S. Fed holds rate steady
The U.S. Federal Reserve decided to keep their target interest rate range at 2.00% - 2.25%. But we can expect further hikes soon as the Fed makes it clear that economic conditions warrant it.
Fall 2018: Macroeconomic Review
Earnings growth has been strong across different sectors and the U.S. continues to lead the way. We’ve seen disparity between the performance of developed market equities and emerging market equites.
Pay yourself first: A savings strategy that leaves more in your pocket
Time and cash can be in short supply during the demanding years of med school and residency. When it comes to money, you may find it hard enough just to stay ahead of expenses. So how do you plan...
Fall 2018: Fund and portfolio update
Overall fund performance has been strong year-to-date and over the past 12 months being led by global equities. However, rising interest rates continue to challenge fixed income returns and dividend p
Fall 2018 Market Outlook: Expect Continued Growth, but Volatility Is Back
Key take-aways:• We expect to see continued growth in the global economy.• Geopolitical risks are topped by a China–U.S. trade clash.• Interest rates are gradually resetting to historical...
Automated Investing with MD ExO Direct
MD ExO Direct offers simplified, cost-effective, goal-driven investing that’s entirely automated and online, with access to a dedicated advisory team.
United States Mexico Canada Agreement (USMCA): Meet the new NAFTA
It took 13 months, but Canada, the U.S. and Mexico have finalized the new NAFTA, the United States Mexico Canada Agreement (USMCA).
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