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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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Quarterly Market Review: April-June 2020

Jul 14, 2020 | 13 minute read

Stocks rebounded from a dismal March by posting their best monthly returns since 1987, as investors were encouraged by the expectation of additional government stimulus programs and hope that the...

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Closing a Retirement Income Gap

Jun 22, 2020 | 6 minute read

When you determine how much income you'll need in retirement, you may base your projection on the type of lifestyle you plan to have and when you want to retire. However, as you grow closer to...

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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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Q1 2020 Market Update

Apr 10, 2020 | 13 minute read

The world's economies and stock markets have been rocked by the spread of COVID-19. Investors' fears prompted a major sell-off in February and March, plunging stocks well below their 2019 closing...

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11 Ways to Help Yourself Stay Sane in a Crazy Market

Mar 17, 2020 | 6 minute read

Keeping your cool can be hard when the market goes on one of its periodic roller-coaster rides. It's useful to have strategies in place to prepare you both financially and psychologically to...

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February Market Update

Mar 11, 2020 | 11 minute read

With a growing number of countries reporting new cases of the coronavirus, the spread of this virus has prompted a massive panic sell-off, the likes of which haven't been seen since 2008....

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