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The Two Things Every Woman Needs to Navigate Loss: Part 2

THIS IS THE SECOND ARTICLE IN A TWO-PART SERIES FOR WOMEN | WEALTH | WELLNESS Our first article discussed the importance of estate planning and ways to mitigate unnecessary financial stress and complications during an already difficult time. Whether it's the sudden...

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The Morning View: August 17, 2022

From our colleagues at our sister company, Argent Trust: In this morning’s data, Retail Sales for July were flat for the month, one-tenth less than expected. For the month, Non-store retailers were relatively strong, up 2.7%, while Gasoline Stations, down -1.8%, and...

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How to Decide If a Roth IRA Conversion Is Right For You

Families and individuals seeking possible solutions to lower federal taxes during retirement should take a close look at the pros and cons of converting funds from their traditional individual retirement (IRA) account to a Roth IRA. The process, commonly referred to...

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Ladies, Invest in Yourself on Financial Awareness Day!

Let’s be honest: Women are on top of things. Whether a homemaker or a career professional, any woman you meet is likely busy juggling countless responsibilities. However, because she is so busy, she may not be able to slow down enough—or even know where to start—to...

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The Morning View: August 10, 2022

From our colleagues at our sister company, Argent Trust: Announced this morning, the Consumer Price Index was unchanged in July and increased 8.5% on an annual basis, both less than expected.  Monthly prices for Fuel Oil, down -11.0%, and Gasoline, down -7.7%, were...

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Why Should I Sell My Minerals?

BY: DAVID SMITH Business Development Officer, Argent Mineral Management (318) 251-5854 If you are a mineral owner, you have probably been advised at some point to never sell your minerals. Whether this advice was from a relative, an attorney, a land professional or...

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Market Update – August 2022

The Month At A Glance US stocks surged 9.2% in July—their best month since November 2020 US core bonds gained 2.4%, which was by far their best month in 2022 Inflation (CPI) in June registered a hotter-than-expected 9.1% US GDP was negative for the second straight...

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The Morning View: August 5, 2022

From our colleagues at our sister company, Argent Trust: Announced this morning, the economy added 528,000 jobs in July, much higher than expected and the previous month was also revised higher. The Education and Health Services industry remained strong, while the...

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Retirement Times August 2022 Newsletter

August 2022 This month's Retirement Times discusses the following: Keeping Retirees in Your Retirement Plan Helping Employees Pay Down Student Debt Revenue Sharing Decisions Participant Corner: Have You Done Your Homework On Retirement? Download the Retirement Times...

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The Morning View: July 29, 2022

From our colleagues at our sister company, Argent Trust: Announced this morning, Personal Income increased 0.6% in June, slightly higher than expected and unchanged from the previous month’s revised figure.  Personal Spending increased 1.1% in June, also slightly...

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