GameStop Mania

GameStop Mania

The financial news has been filled with stories of huge gains in some of the most obscure stocks and battles between Wall Street titans and the proverbial little guy over these trades. Regulators and politicians have also started to chime in on action. So, what’s this...
Back to School, Covid Style

Back to School, Covid Style

These days have been interesting around the Alder Financial Group office with our two new interns, Sydney (7) and Morgan (5). Public schools around metro Atlanta are currently operating on a virtual only platform. My girls are currently in week 5 and thankfully many...
Big IRA Changes for 2020

Big IRA Changes for 2020

Amid the craziness that is 2020, I wanted to bring a few important IRA updates for this year to your attention. Some changes are temporary pandemic relief resulting from the CARES Act while others are here to stay due to the SECURE Act that was passed in late 2019....
The Many Blunders of Equifax

The Many Blunders of Equifax

My guess is that all of you have heard about the recent cyberattack against Equifax that potentially exposed the personal information of 143 million people, nearly half the U.S. population. Many of you have probably used the site Equifax created to check and see if...
What Just Happened?

What Just Happened?

There are probably only five people in the entire country that aren’t shocked by the election results this morning. This election cycle has been particularly contentious but in typical fashion, half the country is happy today, and the other half in deep despair. I’m...