The Top 10 Things To Consider When Preparing for Retirement

Hometown Life Newspaper Part Of The USA Today Network  Define your cash flow If you haven’t already developed a budget for yourself, do it now. Defining your cash flow-how much money you have both coming in and going out _ is your first step. Understanding your spending patterns will help you to know how much income you’ll need to create once you’re…

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Market Trends to Watch

The investment world is like the weather: constantly changing. Financial vehicles are tweaked and improved upon, particularly when there are changes to tax law or compliance rules. The world of finance is fluid, and so are we. As our lives evolve, it’s important to review and sometimes make adjustments to our investment and insurance goals…

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Read Newsmax: 3 Steps to Prepare for Another Market Collapse

Newsmax Finance  It’s been more than 10 years since the great stock market crash of 2008, and the recent market volatility has made some people jittery – especially considering stock indexes can seemingly plunge hundreds of points in a matter of hours. Those same nervous people ask: Are we due for yet another financial crisis; and perhaps…

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Potential Reasons to Put the Retirement Countdown on Hold

Potential Reasons to Put the Retirement Countdown on Hold Retirement is still something most people look forward to, but over the years, some of the reasons for anticipation have dwindled. During the industrial age, more people worked jobs requiring manual labor that were hard on the body. By mid-century, many rank-and-file workers could look forward…

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Strategic vs. Tactical Asset Allocation

Strategic vs. Tactical Asset Allocation  In recent years, the markets, the economy and the global political scene have evolved considerably. We’ve witnessed both remarkable volatility and remarkable resilience in these areas. The reality is that less predictability in today’s economic landscape requires more vigilant risk diversification, coupled with the ability to adapt to a fast-changing…

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