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Wednesday, January 18, 2023

In the final days of 2022, Congress passed a new set of retirement rules designed to facilitate contribution to retirement plans and access to those funds earmarked for retirement. The law is called SECURE 2.0, and it is a follow-up to...

Tuesday, December 20, 2022

We strive to keep you regularly updated with important market changes and news.Please listen to the most recent market update from Phil Blancato, Advisor Group’s Chief Market Strategist. This call discusses recent updates for the...

Tuesday, December 13, 2022

We're approaching the end of the year, which means it's time for the holidays, shopping, and gathering with family and friends. Giving back to our community is also a part of the season, and what better way to do it than by supporting...

Monday, December 12, 2022

Recession fears and concerns that the Fed may consider a longer rate-hike cycle sent stocks lower for the week.The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 2.77%, while the Standard & Poor’s 500 fell 3.37%. The Nasdaq Composite index...

Thursday, December 1, 2022

Welcome to December. This time of year makes us all feel something. It may be happy; it may be sad; it may be giddy or stressed. But as we approach the end of a challenging year (to say the least), the one thing WE are...

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Wednesday, November 16, 2022

A cooling inflation number ignited a powerful rally on Thursday, sending stocks to strong gains for the week.The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 4.15%, while the Standard & Poor’s 500 added 5.90%. The Nasdaq Composite index...

Thursday, October 6, 2022

With inflation hovering near 40-year highs, some investors are looking for alternative ways to weather the storm. For many, a Series I Savings Bond is just the ticket. I Bonds give investors a rate of return plus inflation protection...

Monday, October 3, 2022

If you’re like most people, you don’t spend much time worrying about whether you’ll become a victim of financial fraud.  Unfortunately, this overconfidence can leave you vulnerable. While financial fraud is a...

Monday, August 29, 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....

Tuesday, August 16, 2022

Even if you’ve been investing for years, the language of investing can sometimes feel confusing. Getting a better grip on investing terminology (which is often a complex combination of legalese, colloquialisms and slang) can help...

Thursday, January 13, 2022

January 28 serves as an internationally recognized day to remind us about data privacy. Also known as Data Privacy Day, January 28 aims to empower companies and individuals to discuss and implement ways to safeguard data and...

Thursday, November 4, 2021

This November we celebrate and honor Native American Heritage Month. First authored by Jerry C. Elliot-High Eagle in 1976, the event was announced by President Ronald Reagan in 1986, then expanded from a week to the full month of...

Tuesday, September 21, 2021

The Autumnal Equinox approaching on September 22 is a day with 12 hours of sunlight and 12 hours of darkness. This balance of day and night serves as a reminder of the change of seasons, and heralds the coming of fall colors and...

Tuesday, August 3, 2021

This month's Retirement Readiness newsletter features insights into inflation, the choices for your 401(k) at a former employer, rethinking the 4% rule, and considering how to live a fulfilling retirement. Hope you enjoy, and as...

Monday, August 2, 2021

As summer comes to an end and the excitement of a new school year begins, most parents dread the price tag associated with back-to-school shopping. And we don’t blame them! The amount of necessary supplies has climbed to new...

Wednesday, July 21, 2021

Clients and friends ask all the time where they should put their money. That’s a great question, and it would be even better if there were a one-size-fits-all answer. Unfortunately, though, market performance is fickle. The same...

Thursday, July 1, 2021

Gear up for the holiday with some history knowledge! The Fourth of July is the perfect opportunity to read up on the Founding Fathers of the United States, a term coined by a speech given by Warren G. Harding in 1916. Here are a few...

Monday, June 28, 2021

This month’s Your Money Matters newsletter features an overview on how inflation is reported and how it can affect investments, tips for inventorying your possessions plus how it can help you save in the event of a loss, ways to...

Thursday, June 24, 2021

We know how devastating being the victim of fraud can be. When it comes to protecting credit, most people only consider taking precautions for adults. But many victims of identity theft crimes are children. Why? Their credit typically...