All posts by Zach Maas

As Trump’s Infrastructure Plan Takes Shape, Many Already Have Concerns How It Will Be Funded

Part of President Trump’s promise to voters was to deliver his $1 trillion infrastructure plan to congress within his first 100 days in office. While it now seems unlikely to be completed in that time horizon, or possibly even in 2017, work has begun to shape what Trump’s infrastructure plan will resemble and it already ...

A Trade War with China May Be Imminent

As Donald Trump is now into his third week as President of the United States his policies have started to become more and more clear. In terms of President Trump’s trade policies, he has made it very clear that he thinks America is “losing” in trade and that current trade deficit needs to be reduced. ...

Why You Shouldn’t Go Shopping on Black Friday

It’s Thanksgiving Day, the turkey has long been gone and the pies have finally stuffed you up. After spending some time with the family, you go to bed early and set your alarm for 5am like many other Americans, but why? Americans have grown to love Black Friday, as they seek “amazing” deals and participate ...

Why The Federal Reserve Will Increase Interest Rates and What It Means for You

After all the talk around the United States and hints from Fed Chairmen Janet Yellen throughout August, the Federal Reserve (Fed) decided not to increase the Federal Funds Rate (FFR)