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5 Tips to Regain Your Retirement Savings Focus in 2021

Jan 20, 2021 | 4 minute read

In early 2020, 61% of U.S. workers surveyed said that retirement planning makes them feel stressed. Investor confidence was continually tested as the year wore on, and it's likely that this...

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2020 Year-End Tax Tips

Dec 16, 2020 | 3 minute read

Tax season is coming. Review these things to consider as you weigh potential tax moves before the end of the year.

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November Market Update

Dec 3, 2020 | 13 minute read

The Markets (as of market close November 30, 2020)

Despite a downturn on the last day of the month, stocks rebounded impressively in November from a moribund performance in October. Several of...

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4 Reasons to Join a Credit Union

Nov 19, 2020 | 3 minute read

So, you want to put your money somewhere … but you aren’t quite sure where that is yet. Banks … credit unions … under the mattress (just kidding) … There’s a lot to consider before opening an...

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Your Personal Brand and Strengths

Nov 12, 2020 | 3 minute read

When asked what the biggest challenge is when it comes to your job search, many may say: effective networking, figuring out the right career path, being an introvert in an extrovert world, getting...

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October Market Update

Nov 10, 2020 | 12 minute read

The Markets (as of market close October 30, 2020)

Stocks fell for the second consecutive month in October as rising COVID-19 cases and related deaths shunted signs of an economic rebound. The...

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Black Friday Shopping Could Look Very Different This Year

Oct 29, 2020 | 3 minute read

Doors bursting open at stores. Crowds spilling into the aisles. Elbows brushing up against others. Products flying off shelves. These are the hallmark images of Black Friday.

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Research Tips When Choosing a College

Oct 26, 2020 | 7 minute read

 
It seems like only yesterday you were bandaging scraped knees and waving at the school bus, and now it's time for your child to choose a college. You may think a hands-off approach is best...
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5 Hidden Things that Put Your IT Systems At Risk

Oct 22, 2020 | 4 minute read

There are certainly many threats when it comes to technology, and as a small business owner, it is vital to understand the threats that could put your IT systems at risk. In today’s environment,...

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Quarterly Market Review: July-September 2020

Oct 20, 2020 | 12 minute read

The Markets (third quarter through September 30, 2020)

July kicked off the third quarter with a bang as stocks surged throughout much of the month. Investors were encouraged by solid...

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