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Financial Empowerment: What Every Woman Should Know About Investing

Apr 8, 2021 | 8 minute read

Financial empowerment helps women: reach goals, meet their needs, and maintain or establish financial independence. Whether someone is the breadwinner in their home or a stay-at-home mom with a...


Expecting Parents: Here Are 5 Things to Do Before Baby Arrives

Apr 7, 2021 | 5 minute read

So you're about to become a parent. Congratulations! Parenthood may be one of the most rewarding experiences you'll ever have. From getting your finances in order to purchasing a crib, there are a...


A Quick Guide to Securing Social Security

Mar 30, 2021 | 7 minute read

Social Security is a large part of the retirement plan for almost every American worker, providing replacement income for qualified retirees and their families. If you have questions about this...


Funding Your Future with Annuities: Where Do I Start?

Mar 26, 2021 | 7 minute read

Retirement is a time to relax and do what you please after years of hard work. It’s new-found freedom with increased leisure and family time. However, many aren’t sure how much they’ll be able to...


The Markets (As of Market Close February 26, 2021)

Mar 15, 2021 | 12 minute read

February began on a high note as investors drew encouragement from strong fourth-quarter earnings reports and encouraging employment data. However, news was not all positive. The COVID-related...


The Home Stretch: 7 Things to Do in the Decade Before You Retire

Mar 3, 2021 | 8 minute read

As you approach retirement age, it may feel like the finish line is in sight. But what do you see waiting for you once you get there? If your mind is pulling up a blank, know that it’s important...


The Markets (As of Market Close January 29, 2021)

Feb 24, 2021 | 14 minute read

Stocks were able to weather the storm of events that occurred throughout January, despite investors having numerous reasons to move away from equities.

The month began on a somewhat positive note...


Annual Market Review 2020

Feb 12, 2021 | 15 minute read

Over the past 12 months, we have endured a global pandemic resulting in numerous deaths and hospitalizations, mass layoffs, a sinking economy, and a contentious presidential election. Our lives...


5 Tips to Regain Your Retirement Savings Focus in 2021

Jan 20, 2021 | 5 minute read

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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...