It has been a fast and volatile ride in the market so far this year. After three years of double digit returns we are seeing a correction in the market. It is important to remember, corrections are a normal and a healthy part of the market and economy. It’s like the Spring needs rain and…

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Hobbies are an important piece of our life that everyone needs. Whether it is a hobby that you do by yourself, or one you do with others, having something outside of work that interests you is important for keeping you energized. Hobbies can come at all kinds of different price points. Some are very inexpensive…

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There is no better feeling than officially completing school. I finished my master’s degree and my CPA exams a few summers ago and thought to myself, “I can’t believe I never have to take another test again!” Little did I know, I would transition to the financial planning industry and have the SIE, Series 7/66…

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Stock market volatility is never fun to deal with or try to understand, but it’s a normal part of being a long-term investor. If you are invested in the stock market, at some point you will have to deal with volatility. The only way to avoid this would be to keep your money in cash…

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Of all the financial questions that we answer for clients, there’s one that tends to come the most often… “When can I retire?” Now, the word retirement can mean something completely different for everyone out there. Some people may find joy in working until 65 years old and finally walking away from work for good…

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Inflation has been a topic at the top of headlines for the last 6+ months. It is something that our team has had a close watch on, especially as we look at entering the final month of the first quarter of 2022. We have been getting a ton of questions about inflation with the Consumer…

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So far this year, it seems like every day there’s news about what the Federal Reserve Board (FED) is going to do about interest rates. We all have heard about interest rates to an extent in our lives… whether it be interest on our savings accounts, interest we’re paying on our mortgages and car loans,…

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2021 was a banner year for equities, as fiscal and monetary stimulus continued to pour into the economy to help aid the pandemic. 2021 also brought some of the strongest economic and earnings growth we have seen in decades, as the economy continued to reopen. In addition, consumer demand was at levels we have never…

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