Kevin Scanlon, Executive Vice President and Head of Private Wealth Management at Stephens, shares his perspective on how our Financial Consultants work with clients for long-term success.
Amy Knight, SVP, Financial Consultant in Stephens Private Client Group shares about a career change that brought her to work for Stephens.
Americans have been living under the Covid -19 cloud now for almost two years. Every aspect of our lives has been touched by Covid, including individual health, business strength and the vigor of the U.S. economy.
Independence Day celebrations will wind down shortly, but many officials in Washington, D.C. want to continue the party. They propose massive displays of pyrotechnics, never seen in the United States except in wartime. Washington’s fireworks, of course, are in the form of huge budget-busting government spending.
Adam Crow recently joined Stephens as Managing Director of the Wealth Planning and Strategy Group, an extension of the Private Client Group division dedicated to highly sophisticated and complex financial planning. He has more than 15 years of legal and financial planning experience addressing the unique opportunities and issues raised by significant wealth. Here Adam answers a few essential questions for us about his new role, and his rare skill set.
We recently caught up with Dr. Thomas Goho, former Chief Economic Consultant for Stephens Inc. to ask him if his outlook for our economy had changed since the end of 2020. Particularly, in light of the recently enacted stimulus package as well as anticipated income tax increases along with a proposed historical spending proposal from the new Biden administration
The last decade experienced slow but steady growth of about 2%. Then Covid-19 arrived, and the country and the world went on lockdown in early 2020. The U.S. economy lagged in the second quarter with the worst quarterly growth rate ever recorded in real Gross Domestic Product (GDP).
Economists have an abysmal record at predicting the onset of recessions. The current recession is positive proof of that fact. But this time, we can give economists a bit of a break; no one saw this recession coming. Policymakers, economists, and the medical community were caught totally unprepared for the chaos caused by Covid-19.
A new decade is upon us bringing with it a flurry of election year excitement and political analysis. The economic health of the United States could be an important factor in both the presidential and congressional elections.
A “Goldilocks economy” is the term many economists and media pundits use to describe America’s current economic condition. Like Goldilocks’ porridge, the U.S. economy is neither too hot nor too cold.
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