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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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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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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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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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How to Navigate Stock Market Volatility

Sep 17, 2020 | 6 minute read

It’s hard to predict what could, and when something might, happen to the stock market – it’s constantly changing. There’s importance in realizing the stock market will have its ups and downs....

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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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The Ins and Outs of Retirement Planning: At Your Fingertips!

Aug 24, 2020 | 9 minute read

What does your retirement look like? Traveling to and from your beach house along the coast? Uninterrupted time with friends and family? Working part-time to keep busy? However you picture...

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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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The ABC's of 529 Plans

Aug 18, 2020 | 8 minute read

 
529 plans are tax-advantaged education savings vehicles and one of the most popular ways to save for education today. Much like the way 401(k) plans revolutionized the world of retirement...
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Planning for Marriage: Financial Tips for Women

Jul 21, 2020 | 6 minute read

When planning for marriage, you'll want to take a look at how this will impact your financial situation. While there are a number of issues you'll need to think about, careful planning can...

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