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2023 Retirement Savings Tax Credit

There is a little known tax credit some taxpayers can receive for making contributions to a retirement account. This includes IRA’s, 401(k)’s and more. This is in addition to the tax deduction…
Foster & Wood
February 5, 2024
Investing

Q3 2023 Market Review

Virtually all major market averages were down during Q3 2023. US and International stocks were down as well as real estate and bonds. Interestingly, emerging markets stocks did better than…
Foster & Wood
December 29, 2023
Investing

Q2 2023 Market Review

The second quarter of 2023 saw strong returns from US stocks, moderate returns from international stocks, and slightly negative returns from the overall US bond market. The bond market did…
Foster & Wood
September 18, 2023
Investing

2023 Q1 Market Review

The first quarter of 2023 was rocky. Most markets around the world were up significantly in January, only to drop in February, and then recover toward the end of the…
Foster & Wood
April 20, 2023
Investing

Q4 2022 Market Review

Stock markets around the world had a strong Q4 2022. US stocks were up 7.18%, and International Developed Stocks including Europe and Japan were up 16.18%, contrary to negative expectations…
Foster & Wood
January 20, 2023
Investing

Q3 2022 Market Review

Q3 2022 was a down quarter for stocks, bonds and real estate, continuing what happened in Q2 2022. US stocks did better than international stocks, and US small company stocks…
Foster & Wood
October 17, 2022
Investing

Q2 2022 Market Review

Q2 2022 was a down quarter for nearly all asset classes. Stock, bond and real estate were all down.  Bond were down as interest rates increased. It may seem a…
Foster & Wood
July 25, 2022
Investing

Q1 2022 Market Review

Stocks markets around the globe were down during Q1 2022. Bonds were also down. Attributing market movements to specific events can often be misleading. Most likely these drops have to…
Foster & Wood
April 8, 2022

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