Why Small Businesses Are So Important To The Economy

Kent Forsey, CFP® American Workers, Consumer Spending, COVID-19, Economy

The country is composed of millions of small businesses from home-based one person consultants to hair salons and manufacturing companies.  As defined by the SBA’s Office of Advocacy, a small business has less than 500 employees and operates independently, not under the control of another entity. As of 2018, the SBA acknowledges that there were 30.2 million small businesses in …

Trucks Delivering More – Economic Dynamics

Kent Forsey, CFP® American Workers, Economy, US Economy

A shout out to all clients involved in the trucking industry and the crucial role they play in our economy. A critical component of the economy proving fluid movement between companies and consumers are logistics and shipping services provided by the trucking industry. Trucks provide some of the most ample delivery logistics in the country, delivering packages and goods from …

More Americans Working Past 70

Max Smith, CFP®, CIMA® | Kent Forsey, CFP® American Workers, Blog, US Workforce

Although some potential retirees choose to remain in the work force well past the social security designated retirement age, others are finding it a necessity.  Workers who were either poor savers or who perhaps experienced a dramatic life crisis are finding themselves short on funds in their retirement years. Some workers who did plan accordingly, didn’t plan to live as …