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August Market Update

Sep 9, 2020 | 11 minute read

The Markets (as of market close August 31, 2020)

The positive run for stocks continued in August as the major market indexes regularly reached all-time highs. While investors remained bullish...

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July Market Update

Aug 21, 2020 | 20 minute read

 

Stocks posted gains in July in spite of gloomy news on the economic and pandemic fronts. Investors continued to trust equities despite the gross domestic product falling nearly 33.0% in the...

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4 Expert Tips to Get Hired from Home

Aug 6, 2020 | 4 minute read

Job hunting has always been a little stressful. OK, a lot stressful. A pandemic certainly hasn’t remedied that. Rather, it’s changing the landscape.

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The Hidden Costs of Working Remotely

Jun 23, 2020 | 3 minute read

Since the peak of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, millions of Americans have worked remotely to prevent the spread of the virus. As organizations and employers actively adjust to the ever...

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May Market Update

Jun 9, 2020 | 17 minute read

May saw several states and foreign countries ease restrictions put in place in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. As economies slowly picked up momentum, investors grew more confident in stocks,...

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Keeping Cool: Investment Strategy vs. Reaction

May 11, 2020 | 4 minute read

After losing ground in 2018, U.S. stocks had a banner year in 2019, with the S&P 500 gaining almost 29% — the highest annual increase since 2013.1 So far, 2020 has been rocky and you can count on...

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April Market Update

May 7, 2020 | 12 minute read

April began on a sour note for stocks as each of the indexes listed here lost value. Economic reports reflected the negative impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. There were more than 700,000 jobs...

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Coping with Market Volatility

Apr 28, 2020 | 4 minute read

The ups and downs of the market not only plays a toll on your finances, but on your emotions as well. As you’ve worked hard for the funds you’ve accumulated, it’s tough to see any type of loss....

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How to Handle an Unexpected Job Loss

Apr 15, 2020 | 4 minute read

As some businesses close their doors and people are staying home due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19), Americans are finding themselves out of work, either temporarily or due to company layoffs or...

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How to Get Your Stimulus Check Faster

Apr 14, 2020 | 4 minute read

In response to the CARES Act, Americans have started receiving their stimulus money; this is estimated to continue through September.

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