We are committed to providing you information and resources in these evolving times. We have created this page containing important updates about what is happening with the market, economy and government during this time.

Below you will find resources for business owners and personal financial planning, along with Acumen’s market insights regarding COVID-19.


News and Updates

Stimulus = Inflation? Why It May Be Different This Time

05/27/20 – With the Federal Reserve and the federal government providing massive stimulus to the economy in the face of the COVID-19 crisis, a persistent …

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Acumen’s Commentary on Drop in Oil

04/21/20 Out of everything we have seen in the financial markets thus far in 2020, the jaw-dropping collapse in the price of Crude Oil contracts …

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Acumen’s Q1 2020 Market Commentary

04/16/20 What Happened So far, 2020 has been a complete wild card.  You may remember our commentary reflecting on the previous year and our expectations …

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CARES Act Summary for Retirement Plan Sponsors

04/09/20 The COVID-19 pandemic has made its impact throughout the United States.  Not only has it had a significant effect to the economy, it has …

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How to Put Your Financial Affairs in Order

04/07/20 Crises make us see the world differently. Things that seemed important yesterday can quickly become overshadowed by fast-changing events. Conversely, parts of our lives …

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Small Business Provisions in Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act – Paycheck Protection Program Information

03/31/20 Congress has reached a bipartisan compromise on a $2 trillion economic stimulus package to address the economic impact caused by the COVID-19 outbreak titled …

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COVID-19 Working from Home Best Practices

03/27/20 Work from Home Tips to Support Employee Motivation, Productivity and Health Working remotely is not a new concept, but it may be new for …

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Staying the Course: Coronavirus and Past Market Epidemics

03/23/20 As of February 28, 2020, global stock markets have entered “correction” territory, defined as a 10% decline from the index high. This is in …

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COVID-19 $1,000 Relief Check Plan not Final Yet and Fraudsters are Already Looking to Cash In

03/20/20 The White House and lawmakers this week have announced ambitious plans to send Americans $1,000 checks to help offset the effects of coronavirus. But with details still …

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Acumen’s Financial Planning Market Opportunities: March 17, 2020

03/17/20 Recently, the domestic and international markets have experienced volatility due to the economic concerns regarding the Coronavirus as well as an oil price war …

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