February 2022 Benchmark Bulletin

Home Prices Have Risen at Record Pace

U.S. home prices increased at a record rate in August 2021 and continued strong growth in the fall.


Smoothing Market Ups and Downs

No matter which way the market is moving, trying to choose the “right” time to buy or sell can be stressful and counterproductive.


When Two Goals Collide: Balancing College and Retirement Preparations

Consider these points if both college tuition and retirement loom in the years ahead.


Plan Ahead to Help Ease the Burden of Tax Season

Consider trying to fulfill your civic duties this year — and potentially avoid running afoul of the IRS — by addressing important priorities before you begin filling out tax forms.