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The Real Cost of a Vacation Home

The Real Cost of a Vacation Home

What if instead of buying that vacation home, you invested the money?

Inflation and Your Portfolio

Inflation and Your Portfolio

Even low inflation rates can pose a threat to investment returns.

Bursting the Bubble

Bursting the Bubble

Tulips were the first, but they won’t be the last. What forms a “bubble” and what causes them to burst?

Keeping Up with the Joneses

Keeping Up with the Joneses

Lifestyle inflation can be the enemy of wealth building. What could happen if you invested instead of buying more stuff?

How to Retire Early

How to Retire Early

Retiring early sounds like a dream come true, but it’s important to take a look at the cold, hard facts.

The Fed and How It Got That Way

The Fed and How It Got That Way

Here is a quick history of the Federal Reserve and an overview of what it does.

What Our Kids Can Teach us About Saving Money

What Our Kids Can Teach us About Saving Money

Would you guess that Millennials are effectively saving for retirement? Well, they are.

Should I Invest In REITs?

Should I Invest In REITs?

Are Real Estate Investment Trusts right for your portfolio?

Jane Bond: Infiltrating the Market

Jane Bond: Infiltrating the Market

Agent Jane Bond is on the case, cracking the code on bonds.

Jane Bond: Decoding Diversification

Jane Bond: Decoding Diversification

Agent Jane Bond is on the case, discovering how bonds diversify a portfolio.

Jane Bond: Scaling the Ladder

Jane Bond: Scaling the Ladder

Agent Jane Bond is on the case, uncovering the mystery of bond laddering.

From Boats to Brokers

From Boats to Brokers

From the Dutch East India Company to Wall Street, the stock market has a long and storied history.

A Fruitful Retirement: Social Security Benefit

A Fruitful Retirement: Social Security Benefit

Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.

Coaches

Coaches

Coaches have helped you your whole life, in ways big and small. We’d like to be one of them.

Extended Care: A Patchwork of Possibilities

Extended Care: A Patchwork of Possibilities

What is your plan for health care during retirement?

Investments

Investments

You’ve made investments your whole life. Work with us to help make the most of them.

Acres of Diamonds

Acres of Diamonds

In life it often happens that the answers to our most pressing questions are right in our own backyards.

Retirement Redefined

Retirement Redefined

Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.

Forecast

Forecast

The market is as unpredictable as the weather. We’d love to help you prepare.

How to Bake a Pie-R-A

How to Bake a Pie-R-A

Roth IRAs are tax advantaged in a different way from traditional IRAs.

It May Be Time for a Financial Checkup

It May Be Time for a Financial Checkup

It’s never a bad time to speak with your financial advisor about changes in your situation.

Can Election Results Predict the Market?

Can Election Results Predict the Market?

How do the markets usually react to elections? Was the 2016 election any different?

Consider These 3 Things Before Driving Off the Lot

Consider These 3 Things Before Driving Off the Lot

There are a few things to consider when buying or leasing your next vehicle.

When Special Care Is Needed: The Special Needs Trust

When Special Care Is Needed: The Special Needs Trust

A special needs trust helps care for a special needs child when you’re gone.

The Cost of Procrastination

The Cost of Procrastination

Procrastination can be costly. When you get a late start, it may be difficult to make up for lost time.

It Was the Best of Times, It Was the Worst of Times

It Was the Best of Times, It Was the Worst of Times

All about how missing the best market days (or the worst!) might affect your portfolio.

Is Tax Reform on the Agenda?

Is Tax Reform on the Agenda?

There’s been a lot of talk about Tax Reform. What might it look like?

The Latte Lie and Other Myths

The Latte Lie and Other Myths

Do you know these three personal finance sayings?

 

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