Alterra Advisors

Market Values, Inflation, and Q1 in Review

The first quarter of 2021 brought continued economic recovery, gains in markets, and the COVID-19 vaccine is being rapidly administered, bringing hope that we’re approaching post-pandemic times. Let’s look at common questions we encountered this quarter.

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Should You Worry About Inflation?

Will the 2020 pandemic stimulus cause significant inflation? Let’s look at what inflation is and what causes it, how money supply increases like federal stimulus affect it, and where we are now.

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Financial Planning for a Child with Special Needs

Planning for a child with special needs carries a range of complexities. There is no single best strategy – your situation needs a customized approach, but these strategies should help make an informed decision for your child and family.

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The Biden Tax Plan, 2020 Lessons Learned & What to Expect in 2021

2020 presented many challenges, but also opportunities and lessons learned. As we turn the page and look to 2021, we’ll look at 2020 lessons learned and what to expect in 2021.

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Recessions – How Bad Are They & How Long Do They Last?

Turn on the TV or scroll through a news feed in uncertain times and you’re sure to see that nasty “R” word – Recession. “How bad will this be?” “How long will this last?” It’s not uncommon to hear, “This one is different!” or “We’ve never seen this problem before!” So, what does history have to tell us about this topic?

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