Investment strategy

Worried about a recession? Here’s how to prepare your portfolio

Worried about a recession? Here’s how to prepare your portfolio

FG Trade | iStock | Getty Images More from FA Playbook: Here’s a look at other stories impacting the financial advisor business. “We all understand that markets go through cycles and recession is part of the cycle that we may be facing,” said certified financial planner Elliot Herman, partner at PRW Wealth Management in Quincy, …

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As mortgage rates rise, here’s how to decide whether you should buy a home or rent

As mortgage rates rise, here’s how to decide whether you should buy a home or rent

Tim Kitchen | The Image Bank | Getty Images It’s becoming harder to afford a home. Prices are up almost 20% year over year, and mortgage rates are soaring. The rate for a 30-year fixed loan is now 5.57%, according to Mortgage News Daily, up from 3.29% at the start of the year. At the …

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