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Axiom | Vol 259

Axiom | Vol 259Bond Yields Fuel Turn To Growth. Can Equity Markets Continue The Rest Of 2021? | May Private Job Growth Blows Past EstimatesMeet The Axiom®'s Guest Editor: Michael Murtos, CFP®I’m Mike Murtos,...

Axiom | Vol 258

Axiom | Vol 258As Economy Continues To Grow, Can The Fed Continue Quantitative Easing? | High Prices & Low Supply May Be Cooling Housing BoomMeet The Axiom®'s Guest Editor: Patricia Tobin, CFP®Hello! My name...

Axiom | Vol 257

Axiom | Vol 257Markets Up Going Into June - An Historically Weak Month | Elon Musk’s Diamond Hands Emoji Tweet Impacts MarketsMeet The Axiom®'s Guest Editor: Todd Voit, PhDI’m Todd Voit, Annex Wealth Management’s...

Axiom | Vol 256

Axiom | Vol 256Markets Show Volatility As Fed Ponders Tapering | Colonial Pipeline Pays $5M Ransom Meet The Axiom®'s Guest Editor: Matthew Krenke, CFP®, CHFC®, CASL®I’m Matthew Krenke, CFP® - Wealth Manager at...

Axiom | Vol 255

Axiom | Vol 255CPI Climbs – What Does The Fed Think? | Employers Have Open Jobs. Why Aren't They Being Filled? | New Home Prices Increase Due To Lumber ShortageMeet The Axiom®'s Guest Editor: Mark PentI’m Mark...

Axiom | Vol 254

Axiom | Vol 254Featured: Meet The Axiom’s Guest Editor: Naomi Ackley | Happy Mother's Day! | Inside: Markets Shake Off A Big Jobs Miss | Poll Recap: What will cost you less in the Covid recovery economy?| Perlick: An American Original | MoneyDo: Review Your Retirement...

Axiom | Vol 253

Axiom | Vol 253Featured: Meet The Axiom’s Guest Editor: Jeremy Lee | Inside: Earnings Season Shows An Economy Getting Hotter - Will The Fed Step In? | Poll: Can You Guess Which 3 Things Will Cost You Less In The Covid Recovery Economy? | MoneyDo: Business Owner...

Axiom | Vol 252

Axiom | Vol 252Featured: Meet The Axiom’s Guest Editor: Deanne Phillips, CFP®, CDFA® | Inside: Economy Shows Continued Signs Of Strength - Are Buybacks Coming? | Poll Recap: Do You Think Bitcoin Is A Bubble? | MoneyDo: Know That You Own - International Equities | Ask...

Axiom | Vol 251

Axiom | Vol 251Featured: Meet The Axiom’s Guest Editor: Matthew Morzy, CFP®  | Inside: Markets, Fed See An Economy Ready To Come Back | Poll: Do You Think Bitcoin Is A Bubble? | MoneyDo: Make Sure You Have Core Estate Planning Documents | Ask Annex: Are There Any...

Axiom | Vol 250

Axiom | Vol 250Featured: Meet The Axiom’s Guest Editor: Noi Sayaovong | Inside: Could Rising Rates Bring The End Of TINA? | Poll Recap: Do You Intend On (Or Are You Now) Helping To Pay For Your Grandchild’s College Education? | MoneyDo: Review What You're Actually...

Axiom | Vol 249

Axiom | Vol 249Featured: Happy Easter from all of us at Annex Wealth Management! | A Brighter Employment Picture | Mostly Good News About Air Travel. Except For The Fares | What's An ERISA Fidelity Bond? What's ERISA Fiduciary Insurance?[gravityform id="253"...

Axiom | Vol 248

Axiom | Vol 248Featured: Meet The Axiom’s Guest Editor: Randy Winkler, CFP® | Inside: Markets Reflect An Incredible Comeback - But Will Higher Taxes Affect Earnings? | Poll: Do You Intend On (Or Are You Now) Helping To Pay For Your Grandchild’s College Education? |...

Axiom | Vol 247

Axiom | Vol 247Featured: Meet The Axiom's Guest Editor: Eric Strom, CFP® | Inside: One Year Later, The Economy Is Rebounding - How Will It Navigate Crosscurrents? | Poll Recap: Did You Play More Golf Than Last Year? | MoneyDo: Consider If You Need Life Insurance. If...

Axiom | Vol 246

Axiom | Vol 246FEATURED FLASHBACK: 1 Year Ago - ‘Stick with your plan’: Annex Wealth Management’s Dave Spano advises to stay the course in COVID-19 related market volatility | Meet The Axiom's Guest Editor: Ken Symes | Inside: Stimulus Liquidity Drives Markets Higher...

Axiom | Vol 245

Axiom | Vol 245FEATURED: Meet The Axiom's Guest Editor: Jack Hauser | Inside: Interest Rates May Continue To Rise - Which Could Mean More Volatility | Poll Recap: Do You Have Enough Money Saved If You Are Planning On Retiring Early? | MoneyDo: Review & Optimize...

Axiom | Vol 244

Axiom | Vol 244FEATURED: Meet The Axiom's Guest Editor: Denis Johnson | Inside: The Dow Closes Down As Markets Pay Attention To Interest Rates | Poll: Do You Have Enough Money Saved If You Are Planning On Retiring Early? | MoneyDo: Early Retirees: Consider How To...

Axiom | Vol 243

Axiom | Vol 243FEATURED: Meet The Axiom's Guest Editor: Jill Martin | Inside: Markets Overcome Correction Fears - This Time  | Poll Recap: Are You Using Grocery Delivery Services More Than You Did A Year Ago? |...

Axiom | Vol 242

Axiom | Vol 242FEATURED: Meet The Axiom's Guest Editor: Michael J. Mihm | Inside: Stellar Earnings Go Unrewarded By The Markets - A Repeat Of The Markets In 2000? | Poll: Are You Using Grocery Delivery Service More Than You Did A Year Ago? | MoneyDo: Discover What...

Axiom | Axiom Vol 238

Week In Review Markets Close Down Despite Positive Banking News Despite earnings reports generally beating estimates and a rising 10 yr treasury yield, banking stocks - and the markets - closed down for the week. Annex Wealth Management's Dave Spano and Derek Felske...

Axiom | Axiom Vol 237

Annex Celebrates The Holidays   Week In Review Election Clarity & Stimulus Expectations Feed Markets As the nation reaches clarity regarding a transfer of power, the markets responded with another big week. Many expect a Democratic-led Washington to turn to...

Axiom | Axiom Vol 234

Week In Review Markets Ignore Disappointing Job Report And Continue To Roll   As Tesla was added to the S&P 500, questions about stimulus, COVID, and a slowing economy loom. Can the economy fill its earnings gap? Annex Wealth Management's Dave Spano and Derek...

Axiom | Axiom Vol 233

Week In Review Markets Ignore Disappointing Job Report And Continue To Roll   Markets tend to look forward - and at this point, they're looking past a soft jobs report and some whispers that December's jobs report may be worse. At this moment, whether the Senate...

Axiom Vol 232

Week In Review: Markets Ignore Disappointing Job Report And Continue To Roll ICYMI: We Give Thanks Poll: Do You Have A Year-End Tax Planning Strategy?  MoneyDo: How To Hire An Estate Planning Attorney Holiday Shopping Prediction DOW Crosses 30,000 Black...

Axiom Vol 230

Happy Holidays! It's Annex Wealth Management's 14th Annual Toy Drive - Donate Today!  Week In Review | As Economy Awaits Stimulus, Markets Eye A COVID Vaccine In The Future  Poll Recap: Did You Wait Until After The Election To Invest? MoneyDo: Early...

Axiom Vol 229

Markets Love Gridlock - And Odds Are, We'll See It In Washington | Week In Review Annex Wealth Management, USO Recognize GE Healthcare For Its Support Of Veterans & Citizen Soldiers Your Briggs & Stratton Consolidated Retirement and Savings Plan Is...

Axiom Vol 228

Week In Review: Markets Respond To Election, Fantastic Earnings Reports Your Briggs & Stratton Consolidated Retirement and Savings Plan Is Being Terminated. What Now? Poll Recap: Have You Started Your Holiday Shopping? MoneyDo: Know How Roth &...

Axiom Vol 227

Week In Review: Markets Down Despite Unprecedented Q3 Growth As Election Looms  Your Briggs & Stratton Consolidated Retirement and Savings Plan Is Being Terminated. What Now? Have You Started Your Holiday Shopping?  MoneyDo: Estate Planning: Control...

Axiom Vol 226

Week In Review: The Markets Are The True Independent Voter  Poll Recap: Do You Own An iPhone? MoneyDo: Consider Switching To A Health Savings Account (HSA)-Compliant Health Insurance Plan The IBM 2020 C-Suite Study HR's New Challenge The Successful Travis...

Axiom Vol 225

Week In Review: Markets Close Up, But Has Jobs Market Lost Momentum? Poll: Do You Own An iPhone?  MoneyDo: Buy Low, Sell High, Diversify One Week Until The Apple 5G iPhone Event  Salesforce Predicts: Digital Holiday Sales +30% Retail Sales: Is October The...

Axiom Vol 224

Week In Review: Markets Ride High On Accommodative Fed And Signs Of Stimulus Poll Recap: Social Security Beneficiaries - How Much Of A COLA Raise Do You Expect? MoneyDo: Understand Your Options For Medicare Open Enrollment  28,000 Disney Layoffs Private...

Axiom Vol 223

Week In Review: Markets Try To Process A President With COVID Poll: Social Security Beneficiaries: How Much Of A COLA Raise Do You Expect? MoneyDo: Consider Who Can & Will Act As Your Power of Attorney ICYMI: Part One: What The US Election Means For...

Axiom Vol 222

Week In Review: Will Market Decline Foretell Election Results?  Retirement plan changes? We can help.  Poll Recap: Do You Think Your Age Affects Your Willingness To Take On Risk In Investing?  MoneyDo: Review and Update Your Income Tax Withholding The High...

Axiom Vol 221

  Week In Review: Pre-Election Volatility Sets In - With A 2020 Twist Retirement plan changes? We can help.  Poll: Do You Think Your Age Affects Your Willingness To Take On Risk In Investing?  Have a question for us? Submit your questions here at Ask...

Axiom Vol 220

Week In Review: Markets Reflect Election Concerns  Retirement Plan changes? We can help.  Poll Recap: Do You Have A Fantasy Football Team?  MoneyDo: Estate & Trust Administration  Americans Are Saving Time & Money Working From Home New Unemployment...

Axiom Vol 219

 Week In Review: Fed Chair Hints Employment Recovery Is Years Away Retirement Plan Changes? We Can Help.  Poll: Do You Have A Fantasy Football Team?  MoneyDo: Know What You Own: Fixed Income The Summer Of Golf We're Still Spending Harley's Bronx...

Axiom Vol 218

Week In Review: Fed Plans To Let The Economy Run Hot Retirement Plan Changes? We Can Help.  Poll Recap: Have You Made Any Home Improvements This Summer?  MoneyDo: If You’re Looking To Find A More Tax-Friendly State, Look At These Key Factors… DYADT: Does...

Axiom Vol 217

Week In Review: Apple Leads Markets Higher - Despite An Uptick In Unemployment Retirement plan changes? We can help. Poll Recap: It's National Make A Will Month! Have You Created Your Will?  MoneyDo: Protect Yourself/Family From Financial Elder...

Axiom Vol 216

 Week In Review: An Historical 100 Day Market Rally Retirement Plan changes? We can help.  Poll: It's National Make A Will Month! Have You Created Your Will?  MoneyDo: When To Review Your Estate Plan AAA Says Do Your Own Driving  Disney Plus Beats It's...

Axiom Vol 215

Week In Review: Markets Up Again But Bond Market May See Weakness Retirement plan changes? We can help.  Poll: Have You Made Any Home Improvements This Summer?  MoneyDo: Understand What "Risk Tolerance" & "Time Horizon" Mean  Coke's New Hard Seltzer:...

Axiom Vol 214

Week In Review: Stocks Up For 4th Consecutive Month Retirement plan changes? We can help. Poll Recap: Do You Stay Updated On Your Personal Cyber Security?  MoneyDo: Consider Paying Off Your Mortgage Early Amazon Pumps The Breaks On Prime Day US Orders China To Close...

Axiom Vol 213

Week In Review: As Recovery Ebbs, Washington Mulls Another Stimulus  Retirement plan changes? We can help.   Poll: Do You Stay Updated On Your Personal Cyber Security?   MoneyDo: Review Account Titles & Beneficiary Designations  Biotech Stock Synairgen...

Axiom Vol 212

Week In Review: Choppy Start To Earnings Season Provides Few Answers Retirement Plan Changes? We Can Help. Poll Recap: Do You Use A Grocery Delivery Service? MoneyDo: Career Planning With Your Child DYADT: Does Your Advisor Create A Plan That Changes As...

Axiom Vol 211

Week In Review: Economic News Improves - But Analysts Left Without Earnings Guidance Advocate Health: Retirement plan changes? We can help.  Poll: Do You Use A Grocery Delivery Service?  MoneyDo: Consider A Roth Converstion  5 Ways Playing Golf Is Like...

Axiom Vol 209

Week In Review: Are Nike's Earnings Just The Beginning Of A Reevaluation?  Your Aurora Health Care, Inc. Incentive Savings 403(b) Plan Is Being Terminated. What Now? We're Here To Help. Poll Recap: What Social Media Platforms Do You Use To Access The...

Axiom Vol 208

Week In Review: In These Markets, Time To Get Picky Poll: What Social Media Platforms Do You Use To Access The News?  MoneyDo: Know What You Own - International Equities  Client Stories & Why NOT To Wait  Airbnb Bookings Higher Than A Year Ago CrossFit...

Axiom Vol 207

Week In Review: Is This A Healthy Pause?   Poll Recap: Did You Tune In For The Historical SpaceX Falcon 9 Rocket Launch?   MoneyDo: Consider If You'll Do An Encore.  The Value Of An Advisor | Part 1  Vegas Is Back In Business   Ford, GM, & Rivian Join...

Axiom Vol 206

Week In Review: Is Unexpected Employment Report The Sign Of A V?    Did You Tune In For The Historic SpaceX Falcon 9 Rocket Launch?   MoneyDo: The End Of "Stretch" IRAs   Zoom. Turbocharged.    Are We Ready To Spend?    A Manufacturing...

Axiom Vol 205

Week In Review: It's A Recession. But The Markets Had Already Guessed    Poll Recap: Have You Supported Small Business During The State's "Stay At Home" Rules?   MoneyDo: Resolve Future Fights - Set Up An Estate Plan For Your Vacation Home    1% Up...

Axiom Vol 204

Week In Review: Markets, Economy Stay Detached Poll Recap: Have You Supported Small Business During The State's "Stay At Home" Rules? MoneyDo: Audit The Financial Advice You're Receiving Get Out Of Town A Tale Of 3 Retailers Back To Work In...

Axiom Vol 203

Week In Review: Another Week Of "Worst Evers" As Parts Of Economy Start To Open Poll Recap: Will You Be Attending An NFL Game This Season?  MoneyDo: Evaluate Your Employee Stock Holdings: How Much & Where DYADT: Does Your Advisor Give Tips & Red...