David Lerner Associates: Five Things You Should Share With Your Investment Advisor
The more information you share with your investment advisor about your personal financial situation, the more equipped your advisor will be to help you meet your financial and investment goals.
David Lerner Associates, Inc. Announces Apple REIT Seven Results
Apple REIT second quarter 2011 results filed with SEC and now available online
What's In a Name?
Since the day the firm was founded nearly four decades ago, David Lerner has stood for honesty and integrity in all his dealings with clients and throughout the investment community.
The David Lerner Associates Investment Philosophy
The David Lerner Associates investment philosophy is based on the belief that somewhere between the extremes of investments with very low levels of volatility and risk and investments with high degrees of volatility and risk, there lies a sensible middle ground.
David Lerner Associates Announces the Proposed Sale of Apple REIT Six Inc. to BRE Select Hotels Corp
David Lerner Associates, a financial investment company headquartered in Syosset, NY., recently welcomed the Apple REITs Companies' announcement of the proposed sale of Apple REIT Six, Inc. (the "Company" or "Apple Six"), a real estate investment trust (REIT), to BRE Select Hotels Corp, an affiliate of Blackstone Real Estate Partners VII. The total transaction value, including transaction costs and the assumption or repayment of Apple REIT Six, Inc. debt, is approximately $1.2 billion.
David Lerner Associates: 2013 Social Security COLA Less Than Half of 2012 Amount
The Social Security Administration (SSA) announced that the Social Security cost-of-living adjustment (or COLA) for 2013 will be just 1.7% -- less than half of the adjustment that was made for 2012.
David Lerner Associates - Black Swan Investing: Counting on Catastrophe
Investors have a name for those once-in-a-blue-moon events that rock investment markets--whether it’s the collapse of the Greek economy or the 9/11 terrorist attacks. Events like these are referred to as Black Swans
David Lerner Associates: Does it Cost More to Be a Woman?
Women face a number of financial challenges that appear to be unique to their gender. These go beyond earnings-an area where, according to the U.S. Census Bureau women still tend to lag behind men, on average - to the area of credit card management and even everyday purchases.
David Lerner Associates: Women and Financial Literacy
Recent studies indicate that we may be facing a financial literacy crisis in the United States today. This is somewhat ironic, given that the world of finance and investing is arguably more complex today than ever before.
David Lerner Associates: The Crisis in Women’s Financial Literacy
The word "crisis" seems to be used very loosely today, but it might be the right word when it comes to the current state of financial literacy among U.S. adults.
David Lerner Associates: How to Close the Financial Literacy Gap
One of the most concerning findings of the Financial Finesse study is a reversal in what was a positive trend with regard to women paying off credit card debt. Between 2009 and 2011, women made steady progress in paying off credit card debt in full, but this trend changed course earlier this year.
David Lerner Associates: Financial Literacy, the Gender Gap
This is the third in a series of articles discussing the importance of financial literacy for women.Several recent studies have suggested that there may be a significant “gender gap” between men and women when it comes to financial literacy. This may even include women with college degrees.
David Lerner Associates: Beyond Politics - Women and Financial Literacy
There is one topic some people say hasn't received a lot of attention from either party during the political season -- the "gender gap" between men and women when it comes to financial literacy.
David Lerner Associates: Retirement Plan Contribution Limits Increasing for 2013
Each year the federal government considers making inflation adjustments to the maximum amount of money that can be contributed annually to qualified retirement plans like Individual Retirement Accounts (IRAs) and 401(k)s. The IRS announced that the annual contribution limit for IRAs would be increasing in 2013 for the first time in five years.
David Lerner Associates : Ready for Retirement?
In 2011 the first wave of baby boomers hit the traditional retirement age of 65. Over the next 19 years another 10,000 baby boomers will turn 65 every day, according to the Pew Research Center
David Lerner Associates: Inheriting a Retirement Account
Inheriting a retirement account can feel like winning the lottery. That's the good news. The bad news is that not following the hard-and-fast rules governing inherited retirement accounts can result in much of that windfall going to the taxman.
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