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Without A Plan

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Without A Plan

Published By Michele Schreck, Wealth Advisor Do you have a plan for your financial future? Life happens and we may not always work on our financial priorities until we are nearing retirement. Suddenly, you’re left asking yourself, “I want to retire in a few years, will I be okay? Can I do t …

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September Monthly Newsletter: All Your Pencils Sharpened – A Financial Fine-Tuning for Autumn

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September Monthly Newsletter: All Your Pencils Sharpened – A Financial Fine-Tuning for Autumn

We all remember it. You have your pencils all sharpened, your new outfit on, and a fresh new school year ahead of you. Long after our academic days are over, we can’t help feeling that autumn is the time – after the exuberance of summer – to re-check and re-tighten everything to prepare for …

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Where There Is A Will – There Is A Way

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Where There Is A Will – There Is A Way

Published by Cliff York Statistics show that humans have a 100% mortality rate. Yet, nearly 6 out of 10 of Americans are unprepared for the inevitable*. End of life planning isn’t fun. It can seem morbid, depressing and even a little scary. But, it’s also a critical aspect of managing your …

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4 Easy Ways to Diversify Your Investments

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4 Easy Ways to Diversify Your Investments

Published By Jake Bleicher, Equity Analyst The benefit diversified investments has for a portfolio is simple, in theory. It reduces the impact any individual investment has on the portfolio, and proper diversification can help mitigate losses during a market downturn. In practice however, p …

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Comfort: A Word We Need To Think About For Our Families

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Comfort: A Word We Need To Think About For Our Families

Published By B. Patrick Carter, CPA If we lived life in reverse, think of all of the confusion and problems we could potentially avoid. We could provide for our families in a much more efficient manner, covering all of those things that seem unimportant to us now or decisions we avoid becau …

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How Men and Women Differ with Finances

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How Men and Women Differ with Finances

Marital status is a key factor in their differences, which in turn affects their mindset. Lastly, where men and women believe they are in their life, depending on their age and expectations, is a huge catalyst for moving forward in their financial journey.

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5 Reasons It’s Important to Set Financial Goals

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5 Reasons It’s Important to Set Financial Goals

Published by Rob Furlong, Portfolio Manager The alarm sounded promptly at 1a.m. Shortly after some rustling and grumbling the tent zippers opened and we stepped out into the frigid air. After a quick breakfast, we began heading uphill into the darkness. For the next eight hours life was lit …

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3 Lessons I’ve Learned Working At A Wealth Management Firm

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3 Lessons I’ve Learned Working At A Wealth Management Firm

Published by Shayla Kriha Flash back to May 9th 2011, the day I started working at Carson Wealth Management Group. I thought at that time I knew what working in the financial services industry was all about; I could not have been more wrong. It’s now June 2018, and I can truly say I know ex …

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Financial Planning Is About the “Why”

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Financial Planning Is About the “Why”

Published by Brad Dillon Many of my clients and prospects confuse financial planning with investment management. There are countless financial professionals touting their expertise regarding investments, and in my 20 years in the profession I have had many conversations with prospective cli …

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How Emotional Decisions Can Ruin Your Investment Strategy

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How Emotional Decisions Can Ruin Your Investment Strategy

More money is left behind than lost during market declines. When an investor reacts emotionally to declines, they often pull money out of the market, derailing their investment strategy and leaving them much less exposed to equity markets. Often, these moves are made very near the bottom of …

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