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Saturday, October 1, 2022

October brings to mind the beauty of the leaves changing colors and a time to enjoy the colder weather. But October also holds another meaning for millions of people: it’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month.Based on the numbers,...

Friday, September 30, 2022

Does waiting 30 days for a government report seem a bit unreasonable? After all, we live in a world of instant messages and real-time quotes. Why should we wait a whole month between updates on the Consumer Price Index to see what's...

Saturday, September 3, 2022

As you probably heard on the news, President Biden signed the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 on August 16. Among other things, the legislation includes various initiatives such as locking in the American Rescue Plan health coverage...

Friday, September 2, 2022

When market volatility is headline news and account values start to fall, it’s easy to understand why investors get jittery. Even with a boatload of historical data to support us, in times of stress we all struggle to overcome...

Wednesday, August 31, 2022

Like many Americans, you may be feeling pain from the high cost of living every time you buy groceries or fill up at the pump. Surging food costs and higher gas prices are pinching consumers, especially those living on a fixed income....

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Monday, August 29, 2022

As the economy continues to recover from the effects of the pandemic over the past year, you may have noticed the term ‘inflation’ coming up in the news. But don’t let it scare you! The fact is, some inflation is good...

Monday, August 15, 2022

For many of us, Social Security plays an important part in our financial plans for retirement or later stage of life. Even if you’re years away from applying for benefits, there are good reasons to set up your online Social...

Monday, August 1, 2022

When you have a major life event such as getting married, having a child, or buying a home, your financial situation and priorities may change. As your life changes, your financial decisions must stay in line with your goals, values,...

Monday, July 18, 2022

Phew, what a roller coaster we’ve all been riding. There’s so much going on in the world right now, and a lot of it is less-than-happy news. Understandably, most of us have nagging worries about what’s going on in the...

Friday, June 24, 2022

Good days and bad days are a fact of life in the market. Sometimes it’s up and we celebrate. But when it dips, we worry…and if it tanks, forget it: the first instinct for most of us is panic, and we wonder if we should just...

Monday, June 20, 2022

When market volatility is headline news and account values start to fall, it’s easy to understand why investors get jittery. Even with a boatload of historical data to support us, in times of stress we all struggle to overcome...

Thursday, February 17, 2022

Ukraine and Fed moves and what factors could impact stocks next.

Monday, December 6, 2021

Friday, May 14, 2021

The stock market has its ups and its downs – it’s a lot like life that way. Another similarity? How you navigate the speed bumps you encounter along the way determines how successful your journey will be.During a round of...

Saturday, February 20, 2021

Tax time is upon us and that means gathering all of your documents needed and getting them in one place to make filing your taxes as easy as possible. We thought it would be helpful to send along this handy checklist to help with that...

Saturday, February 6, 2021

As an entrepreneur, you may have spent years learning your craft, developing your abilities and growing your business. In fact, it’s probably fair to say that by now, you’re an expert! But unless your business specializes...

Saturday, January 30, 2021

Our newsletter this month features a few facts we think may surprise most folks when it comes to retirement, highlights some uncertainties we all face that can erode our sense of confidence, touches on common mistakes you can avoid...

Friday, January 29, 2021

Insurance: we all hope to not need it, but wouldn’t want to be without it when we do. Car insurance, health insurance, life insurance, home insurance… you and your spouse probably  have most – if not all –...

Monday, January 18, 2021

In late December, Congress passed a $900 billion stimulus package, which included $600 checks to qualifying citizens. We wanted to send along some highlights from the bill which include:Stimulus Payments. The IRS and the Treasury have...

Monday, January 18, 2021

Each fall the Treasury Department announces inflation adjustments to tax-advantaged retirement accounts and income limits for the following tax year. They recently announced contribution limits and changes for the 2021 tax year.For...

Monday, July 20, 2020

Dear valued client, The pandemic is here and we’ve found ourselves in bear country without enough toilet paper. When markets fall as rapidly as they have over the last few weeks and the country is going into lockdown, it’s...

Thursday, May 16, 2019

What’s with the dog you ask? Here is the story. I’ve worked closely with educators for many years, so I understand just how hard it is for you to find time to focus on your retirement. You arrive at school early, leave late...

Thursday, May 16, 2019

According to an article written for InvestmentNews that states that many firms have been cutting service to smaller accounts in order to reduce costs, thus creating an orphaned account. Orphaned accounts are accounts that were...