Women, Let’s Get Talking About Finances and Wealth Management!

Women, Let’s Get Talking About Finances and Wealth Management!

Women often do not think of their financial situation until they’re no longer riding shotgun. For centuries, a woman’s traditional role has included homemaker and caregiver for her children or aging parents – and financial planning and wealth management usually was...

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The Morning View: March 31, 2021

The Morning View: March 31, 2021

Announced this morning, Initial Jobless Claims were 719,000 for the week ending March 27th, more than the 675k expected and Continuing Claims were 3,794,000 for the week ending March 20th, also higher than expectations.  Both figures highlight the difficulties still...

Retirement Times April 2021 Newsletter

Retirement Times April 2021 Newsletter

April 2021 This month's Retirement Times discusses 401(k) plan tax credit summary, retirement plan committee activities and much more. Download the Retirement Times April newsletter here.

The Morning View: March 31, 2021

The Morning View: March 26, 2021

In this morning’s data, Personal Income decreased -7.1% in February, slightly better than estimates.  Personal Spending decreased -1.0% in February, which was more negative than expected.  The February PCE core Deflator, a closely watched measure of inflation that...

Argent Employee Spotlight – Chris Shankle

Argent Employee Spotlight – Chris Shankle

Meet Chris, who is with Argent Retirement Plan Advisors in Shreveport and has been with us for 5 1/2 years.   Q. What led you to Argent and what makes it unique? A. When I was decided to leave Capital One, I wanted to find a place that would be fertile for my and...

Why You Need to Update Your Company’s Retirement Committee Charter

Why You Need to Update Your Company’s Retirement Committee Charter

Originally published on BenefitsPro.com on March 17, 2021 A retirement committee charter is one of the most important documents used to administer your company’s retirement plan. But when was the last time you reviewed it or updated it? It is a question benefit plan...

The Morning View: March 31, 2021

The Morning View: March 10, 2021

Announced this morning, the Consumer Price Index increased 0.4% in February, as expected, and is 1.7% higher on annual basis.  Prices for Gasoline were again higher for the month, increasing 6.4%, while prices for Used Cars and Trucks, Apparel, and Medical care were...

Argent Employee Spotlight – Chris Shankle

Argent Employee Spotlight – Deanna Rankin

Meet Deanna Rankin, who is with Argent Trust in San Antonio and has been with us for 3 years.   Q. What led you to Argent and what makes it unique? A. Humble confidence is exhibited throughout all levels of personnel throughout the company.  It’s not just a good...

Women, Let’s Get Talking About Finances and Wealth Management!

Monthly Market -March 2021

Equity markets started the month of February on strong footing with a 6% gain in the S&P 500 over the first two weeks. The S&P 500 then gave back some of those returns with a loss during the final week of the month; however, overall, it still delivered a...

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