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Are You Saving for Retirement? — Advice for Women

March 28, 2017

A 2016 Survey by GOBankingRates found that 56% of Americans have less than $10,000 saved for retirement. Scary stuff. Scarier still is that two-thirds of the women surveyed said they had no savings or less than $10,000 in retirement savings, compared with...

Tax Season Prep: Taxes and More

March 18, 2017

Tax season is upon us, and you may be getting ready to file by the April 18 deadline. Typically, the deadline for taxes is April 15, but because that date falls on a Saturday and April 17 is a legal holiday, the tax deadline has been pushed to April 18 th...

Market Analysis – February 2017 (with Fiduciary Rule comments)

March 3, 2017

The Fiduciary Rule After more than a year of deliberation, the US Department of Labor (DOL) under President Obama issued a new regulation specifying how all financial advisors in regard to retirement accounts should be held to a fiduciary standard. This n...

Market Analysis – January 2017

February 3, 2017

Although still positive for the month, the so called Trump Rally took a breather in January. There is concern that Trump’s three business-friendly intentions for 1) tax reform, 2) looser regulations, and 3) infrastructure spending are being undermined b...

Where to Stash Your Cash

January 24, 2017

Especially in uncertain times, it’s a good idea to hold some amount of your savings in cash. A good rule of thumb is to hold three to six months of necessary living expenses in cash or liquid funds generally called your “emergency reserves”. However...

Market Analysis – December 2016

January 11, 2017

Expectations are running high for President-Elect Donald Trump and the Republican majority. Nobody knows exactly what is going to happen in regard to Trump’s business-friendly policies for tax cuts, tax reform, looser regulations, and infrastructure spe...

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Market Analysis – February 2017 (with Fiduciary Rule comments)
March 3, 2017

The Fiduciary Rule After more than a year of deliberation, the US Department of Labor (DOL) under Pr...


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Year-End Review and 2017 Preview
January 24, 2017

The presenters review the market activity and the economic events of 2016, as well as preview what 2


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Don’t Pay Attention to Predictions
January 24, 2017

2016 was a horrible year for professional predictors, forecasters, fortune tellers, and pollsters. T...

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