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The Coronavirus Stimulus Package
March 27, 2020
Changes to Retirement Accounts Adding Flexibility for Investors
Today President Trump signed into law a new bill that provides over $2 Trillion dollars of stimulus to the United States economy and provides some important flexibility for investors. Unique Changes to Retirement Account Rules...
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Crises and Long-Term Performance
March 25, 2020
A Long-Term Perspective
Crises occur.  Sometimes they are predictable due to a buildup of excesses (e.g., The Tech Bubble circa 2000 and the Global Financial Crisis circa 2007-2009), and sometimes they occur due to unforeseen and unpredictable events.  T...
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Stock Market Contractions and...
March 20, 2020
Endurance Has Paid Off
There have been 8 market contractions and expansions since 1973 with declines over 10%. In this 9th contraction, we don't know when things will improve, but we can see from the chart that investors that maintained confidence and...
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Downturns and Recoveries
March 17, 2020
The U.S. Market Recovery after Financial Crises
If you are an investor, the current market volatility is certainly front of mind.  Today we share a Morningstar® graph illustrating the amazing recovery of the U.S. Markets after past financial crises. U.S. Market Recovery A...
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Update on COVID-19
March 13, 2020
March 12, 2020
You may be asking yourself how do I weather the storm we are in today? Our answer is simple. Stay calm and invest wisely. With the equity markets having their biggest one-day decline since 1987, we wanted to give you an update on...
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February 2020 Newsletter
February 28, 2020
The Upside to a Down Market: Tax-Loss Harvesting
There are two things on many investors’ minds at the moment: the looming tax deadline, and the current state of the stock market. Neither can be avoided. (I sometimes wonder if the old saying should be revised to, “Nothing is cer...
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Risk Aversion – Is It a Fad...
February 27, 2020
The Spreading Concerns from the Coronavirus
With all of the angst appearing in the financial markets, the Coronavirus (COVID-19) has finally made its mark in history as probably one of the most talked about subjects on social media. We have read quite a bit about the...
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January 2020 Newsletter
January 31, 2020
Contagion: Should the Coronavirus Give Investors Pause?
As the market attempts to sustain the fever pitch of 2019 into the new year, a deadly epidemic has struck across the globe threatening to put a halt to the seemingly secular growth we have become accustomed to in the United...
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In the Beginning…
January 28, 2020
Our Origin Story. 18 Years and Counting.
A few weeks ago, a client made a simple statement. “The day I call your office and can’t reach a real person with real answers will be the day I know it’s time to move on.” His words confirmed one very important thing: that we’ve ...
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December 2019 Newsletter
December 23, 2019
Feeling SECURE in Retirement
In the midst of all the impeachment news Congress and the White House have passed and signed a year-end government spending bill that has some significant changes for retirement savings.  This legislation is named the SECURE Act ...
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