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Estate Planning is the Ultimate Gift for Adult Kids
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Market Update: What You Need To Know
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How Gender Differences Can Affect Your Investments
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A New-Hire Checklist
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What’s Going On in the Markets August 23, 2015

Estate Planning is the Ultimate Gift for Adult Kids

Your adult child’s birthday is coming up, and you’re experiencing the annual quandary: What will I give this year? Let me suggest a gift your kids would never, ever think of getting for themselves, but which could possibly even save their lives. The gift: estate planning documents. That’s right: […]

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Market Update: What You Need To Know

The decline in stock market values has been quite broad-based around the globe the past couple of weeks, accelerating in the past two days. Although it can be disconcerting at times, our message remains the same: focus on the long-term and on what you can control.

Is this Normal?
There have been over 1,000 trading days in the US stock market between its 2011 correction and the one we’re in the midst of presently. This is an extraordinary length of time for the markets to rise essentially uninterrupted. Historically, you would expect a 10-25% correction in the stock market every …

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How Gender Differences Can Affect Your Investments

*Published on Nerdwallet  With investing, it’s a fact that the better you know yourself, the more likely you are to get better results. That’s why it helps to understand gender-based (some might say gender-biased) investing tendencies. Let me explain first that “gender-based” is a bit of a misnomer. Though we can see differences along gender […]

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A New-Hire Checklist

Starting a new job can be very overwhelming. Often, new-hires go through a barrage of training, information overload and multiple booklets covering procedures, processes and application. Somewhere in that mix is the benefit package. Here is where the new employee can sign up for important health insurance coverage, retirement savings plans, and other benefits such as life insurance and disability. In the stress and whirlwind of the on-boarding process, sometimes benefits can get pushed to the side, and then after time, forgotten about.

Here’s a checklist of what a new employee can do to make sure they sign up for …

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What’s Going On in the Markets August 23, 2015

Some of the most entertaining times to be a long-term investor are those periods when short-term investors are looking over their shoulders for an excuse to sell. They’re convinced that the market is heading down before they can get out, and so they jump on any bad news that comes across their Bloomberg screen.

Last Thursday and Friday was a marvelous time to see this in action. With all the economic drama playing out in the world, there were plenty of opportunities to panic. The Greek Prime Minister has resigned! Sell! … China devalued its currency a few days ago …

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