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Thursday, July 1, 2021

As our nation continues to recover from the effects of COVID-19, one economic trend has been capturing news attention as of late. Consumer prices are rising amidst economic recovery. In fact, the Consumer Price Index (CPI) rose 0.8%...

 

Tuesday, June 1, 2021

A solid strategy will help put you on the path towards a happy retirement. If you work with an experienced financial professional, they can help you retire with confidence knowing you’ve taken steps to protect your assets.Are...

 

Saturday, May 1, 2021

It can be exhausting trying to keep up with the whims of Wall Street.Lately, the financial markets have been fixated on federal taxes and what may be proposed on Capitol Hill in the weeks and months ahead.Wall Street’s focus on...

 

Thursday, April 1, 2021

Most people understand that stock prices don't go straight up. But when market volatility increases, the price action can test the mettle of even the most seasoned investor.In recent weeks, stock prices have trended lower with a few...

 

Monday, March 1, 2021

Your investment strategy is a lot like a marriage. One day you may feel like everything’s going swimmingly. The next day, there might be an argument over who forgot to load the dishwasher. And even the best marriages and...

 

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Monday, February 1, 2021

Married? Should You File Jointly or Separately Some big changes come with getting married, and that includes your taxes. For the first time, you have the option to file jointly or separately. How romantic!While the IRS recommends that...

 

Friday, January 1, 2021

7 Retirement Mistakesto Avoid in 2021 Planning ahead and keeping a close eye on your finances are two of the most important ways you can ensure you get to enjoy your retirement and get the most out of your golden years. As we begin...

 

Tuesday, December 1, 2020

As you likely know, there are more and more attacks on our security online every day, and it’s even more frequent around the holidays. This time of year, be on guard for cyber criminals. To help you stay safe, here are some...

 

Sunday, November 1, 2020

With all of the storm and stress of the year 2020, you’d be forgiven if you momentarily forgot that we’re due for another national election in November. Many states will be selecting governors, representatives, and...

 

Thursday, October 1, 2020

In the era of COVID-19, and the financial woes it has created, I often get asked, “Why is the stock market holding up so well when the economy appears to be struggling?”To understand why the markets react — or...

 

Tuesday, September 1, 2020

Pursuing your retirement dreams is challenging enough without making some common, and very avoidable, mistakes. Here are eight big mistakes to steer clear of, if possible. No Strategy: Yes, the biggest mistake is having no strategy at...

 

Saturday, August 1, 2020

Have you ever had one of those months? The water heater stops heating, the dishwasher stops washing, and your family ends up on a first-name basis with the nurse at urgent care. Then, as you’re driving to work, you see smoke...

 

Wednesday, July 1, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has shaken up nearly every aspect of American life. To say it’s been a difficult time would be an understatement. However, difficult times may open doors to new possibilities. Businesses are changing their...

 

Monday, June 1, 2020

When we think of emergency preparedness, flashlights, bottled water, and first aid kits immediately come to mind. While having a physical emergency supply kit on hand is an important first step when disaster hits, being financially...

 

Friday, May 1, 2020

Rolling over the assets in your workplace retirement plan to an IRA can be a great move. IRAs typically offer more investment choices while allowing you to continue accumulating earnings on a tax-deferred basis. However, making a...

 

Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Imagine driving a car without a basic understanding of the rules of the road or even how to operate it. Scary thought. Here’s another scary circumstance – one that is all too real. Many Americans are making financial...

 

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

You may have read in the news about the SECURE (Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement) Act that went into effect on January 1, 2020 and wondered if it will affect your retirement accounts. This Act makes some very...

 

Tuesday, December 31, 2019

Just like so many who commit to exercise and dieting as a New Year’s resolution, it’s also a good idea to take stock of your financial situation and add some fiscal goals. Taking a good look into your overall savings plan,...

 

Monday, November 18, 2019

Choosing an executor to your estate can be tricky. Here are some things to consider while working through the details.

 

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

With the holidays approaching, it is likely you are searching for the perfect gifts for the special people in your life. Even more likely, you are spending more money than you normally do throughout the year. I’m here to remind...

 

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

With the great success our business has had over the past six years, expanding our team was only necessary. I saw what Landon had to offer and thought he'd be great for the position and for our business.

 

Monday, May 21, 2018

No matter where you are in your retirement planning journey, it's a good idea to check in on your 401(k) account from time to time. Ask yourself these questions to see if it's time for a review.

 

Thursday, April 5, 2018

We’re nearing the end of tax season *cue sigh of relief*. You may have already received your tax returns, or they may still be on their way. So, now what?

 

Wednesday, December 9, 2015

December is a great time of the year to talk to your financial advisor about possibly converting Traditional IRA dollars to Roth IRA. The strategy that we use is to talk with your CPA or tax preparer and do a mock tax return to see if...