The Personal Side of Retirement Planning
Investing
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Investing
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The Personal Side of Retirement Planning

Lamont J - February 19, 2019

Retirement planning is complex and can become unnecessarily stressful if you leave things too late. While many of us focus on the financials of retirement (and rightly…

Here’s What’s Changing in Social Security and Medicare
Commodities and Futures
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Commodities and Futures
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Here’s What’s Changing in Social Security and Medicare

Becky H - January 9, 2019

If you’re approaching retirement in 2019, there are some key changes on the horizon to watch out for. The Social Security system has undergone minor reforms that…

Money Tips for a Potentially Volatile Year
Investing
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Investing
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Money Tips for a Potentially Volatile Year

Lamont J - January 4, 2019

2019 started with some positivity thanks to a post-Christmas surge of investor confidence, but markets in the second half of this week have shown that volatility is…

Reasons to Open Another IRA
Investing
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Investing
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Reasons to Open Another IRA

Becky H - December 26, 2018

The importance of an Individual Retirement Account (IRA) cannot be overstated. In some cases, opening a second or even third account could also be an option, and…

JP Morgan Strategist Isn’t Concerned About a Bear Market
Economy
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Economy
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JP Morgan Strategist Isn’t Concerned About a Bear Market

Becky H - November 21, 2018

Some investors are worried that we are entering a bear market where confidence will dip, and prices will continue to fall. However, there are still top analysts…

Four Rules of the Stock Market for New Investor
Investing
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Investing
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Four Rules of the Stock Market for New Investor

Lamont J - November 15, 2018

If you are considering becoming an new investor in the stock market, then you’ll find it’s easier than ever before. Exchange traded funds, online brokerages, and even…

Social Security Gets Major Cost of Living Adjustment
Investing
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Investing
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Social Security Gets Major Cost of Living Adjustment

Adam R - November 6, 2018

Social Security benefits are crucial for many individuals in retirement. Regardless of other savings and retirement accounts, the payments can go a long way towards improving quality…

Unemployment in the U.S. at 49-Year Low
Economy
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Economy
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Unemployment in the U.S. at 49-Year Low

Lamont J - October 9, 2018

Late Friday came with the news that unemployment in the United States has fallen to a 49-year low. With the rate now at 3.7%, it is the…

Dow Jones Closes with a Record High on Thursday
Economy
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Economy
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Dow Jones Closes with a Record High on Thursday

Becky H - September 21, 2018

Growth has been so strong that both the Dow Jones and S&P 500 closed with record highs on Thursday evening. In the first quarter of 2018, the…

Want to Retire Early? Four Tips That Can Help
Retirement
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Retirement
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Want to Retire Early? Four Tips That Can Help

Becky H - September 4, 2018

The average age of retirement in the United States ranges from 62 to 65 years of age, depending on where you live. The exact year when you…