Inflation Reduction Act: What You Should Know

08/24/2022
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Is the U.S. Economy in a Recession?

08/24/2022
In an early July poll, 58% of Americans said they thought the U.S. economy was in a recession, up from 53% in June and 48% in May. Yet many economic indicators, notably employment, remain strong. The current situation is unusual, and there is little consensus among economists as to whether a recession has begun or may be coming soon. Considering the high level of public concern, it may be helpful to look at how a recession is officially determined and some current indicators that suggest strength or weakness in the U.S. economy.

Quarterly Perspectives - Second Quarter 2022

07/11/2022
As we enter the third quarter of 2022, there are several historical trends we can use to provide some perspective on current events. We take a look at historical recession periods, consumer sentiment index, average annual returns at different inflation rates, and S&P 500 index price after midterm elections.

Caring for Your Aging Parents

05/17/2022
Caring for your aging parents is something you hope you can handle when the time comes, but it's the last thing you want to think about. Whether the time is now or somewhere down the road, there are steps that you can take to make your life (and theirs) a little easier.

Quarterly Perspectives - First Quarter 2022

03/25/2022
Investors in 2022 are faced with a backdrop of negative information – from elevated inflationary conditions for consumers to the Russian invasion of Ukraine – and the result has been a drop in financial markets coupled with an increase in economic and market volatility. Find out more in the INTRUST Quarterly Perspectives for Q1 2022.

Tax Planning for Income

02/11/2022
You don't want to pay more in federal income tax than you have to. Taking a long-term approach, and being strategic with the timing of deductions, are just a couple strategies that can help you keep more of your income. Read our latest article where we detail five things to consider when it comes to keeping more of your income.

Changing Jobs? Know your 401(k) Options

02/11/2022
If you've lost your job, or are changing jobs, you may be wondering what to do with your 401(k) plan account. It's important to understand your options. Knowing the answers to "What will I be entitled to?" and "Should I roll over to my new employer's plan?" will help in your planning. Find the answers in our latest article.