May Tip of the Month 2022 Graduation Edition

Here are the top paying majors 10 years after college:

1. Chemical Engineering

2. Aerospace Engineering

3. Computer Engineering

4. Electrical Engineering

5. Mechanical Engineering

6. Pharmacy

7. Civil Engineering

8. Engineering- Misc.

9. Computer Science

10. Business Analytics

11. Finance

Analysis is based on medium income of graduates 35-45 years old with no master’s degree.




The Joel Group

Benjamin F. Joel

Managing Director – Financial Advisor

Senior Portfolio Manager – Portfolio Focus | RBC Wealth Management

RBC Capital Markets, LLC | Three Alliance Center | 3550 Lenox Road, Suite 1950


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A different kind of inflationary environment

Eric Lascelles, chief economist for RBC Global Asset Management Inc., recently sat down with Global Portfolio Advisory Committee co-chair Jim Allworth to discuss the economic and geopolitical factors driving today’s surging inflation—as well as what investors should look for over the remainder of this year, and beyond. Read the full economic outlook in the latest edition of Global Insight.

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Today’s peculiar challenges are well outside the scope of a normal business cycle. We size up the situation and the prospects for equities from here.

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April Tip of the Month 2022

Over the last 60 years, there have been 13 periods of rising interest rates of more than 1.5%.

The S&P 500 has risen in 11 of those periods. Average annualized gain in this environment is 11.9% per year.

Source: Clearbridge Investments

*Past performance does not guarantee future results.



March Tip of the Month 2022

After almost 2 years of strong markets, we are in the midst of our first big downturn in 2 years.

This is part of the normal ups and downs of the market.

Since 1900 the Dow Jones has historically seen the following drops:

Down to -10% 3 times per year

Down -10-20% 1 time per year

Down over -20% Once every 4 years



Source: PGIM Investments