The September 2021 Market Thoughts Video is now available on our website. Listen in as Brad McMillan, Commonwealth’s CIO, recaps the market and economic news for August. It was another very good month for the financial markets. In the U.S., both the Nasdaq and the S&P 500 showed material gains, while developed markets also did well. On the medical front, the virus continued its spread. There are signs that the rising medical risks are starting to appear in the data, with consumer confidence dropping significantly in August. So, will we see a slowdown in the recovery as we move into the fall? 
Are you worried about the rising cost of education? 529 plans are tax-advantaged college savings plans sponsored by a state or state agency. They can be powerful college savings tools when you understand how to take full advantage of them, but one thing for sure, you should review all your options to ensure that you’re financially prepared for education expenses.
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While you might not have felt the need for life insurance protection when you were single, it becomes important when you marry. If you are married or planning to get married, learn how marriage can impact your insurance needs. The lack of proper insurance protection can lead a married couple into financial ruin.
The IRS has released the 2022 contribution limits for health savings accounts (HSAs), as well as the 2022
minimum deductible and maximum out-of-pocket amounts for high-deductible health plans (HDHPs).This article can provide you with the limits for the plan you may have.