This week Dustin is joined by Strider Elass, from First Trust's Economics Team whom Bloomberg has consecutively ranked as one of the top forecasters of the U.S. economy over the past several years. At First Trust, Strider is responsible for analyzing economic indicators, writing economic commentaries and producing articles for the First Trust Economics Blog. Strider was instrumental in researching for the book, It’s Not As Bad As You Think, published in 2009 by First Trust’s Chief Economist, Brian Wesbury. Beyond his research responsibilities, Strider speaks regularly at broker and retail events around the country and abroad.
While we are all worried about the looming economic outcome caused by this virus, we cannot look away from the serious life toll that this disease will amass. Just as bear markets cause us to take a closer look at our portfolio, pandemics cause us to take a closer look at our own medical protocols and estate plans. In an uncertain environment waiting to implement important estate planning strategies may not be in your best interest. This week on The Presidio Perspective special guest Dave Gebhardt Esq. an Estate Planning Attorney and founder of Centara Legal Group, will join us to discuss recent changes in estate planning laws and a review of some of the most important documents in your estate plan.
The U.S. takes the lead for the most active COVID-19 cases and posted historic unemployment numbers but the approval of the US Stimulus bill by the Senate pushed the market higher from its last week lows. Long-term strategies can help protect your retirement and allow you to live your best life even when the markets don't cooperate. We hope you're holding up well in these trying times, and wanted to follow up to Dustin’s last webinar on how we're supporting you during the COVID-19 outbreak.
As COVID19 throws the Financial Industry into a hyperdrive of pandemonium. We understand that in times of darkness and uncertainty that misinformation is sent in abundance. The team at Presidio Capital Management intends to quell those fears and act as a guiding light in times of distress. Our team cordially invites you to a webinar to provide you an additional tool of factual information that lead us all forward as we face these challenging times together.
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