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The Trump Stock Market

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I am asked from time to time about what impact the Trump presidency will have on the markets and my response is, “It all depends.” It all depends on what Congress will go along with and what geopolitical events occur around the world. He was elected based on some of his economic ideas for lowering taxes for corporations, fixing health…

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Alternatives To The Stock Market

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Are you seeking an alternative to the stock market? Contrary to what you may believe to be true, there are ways to save for the future without being tied to the stock market. I speak with people everyday who want to learn what options they have available to reduce their exposure to the market. I hear comments tongue in cheek…

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College Savings For Your Kids

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If you have kids, then the thought about how to pay for college has surely crossed your mind. … I know it has for me. I have three kids myself and I can say from experience that the cost to educate your kids can add up. And it’s not just with the tuition itself… there are ancillary expenses such as…

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Managing Investment Risk

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Have you ever been at an amusement park where they have a bridge, with a spinning drum surrounding the bridge? The drum has an optical illusion printed onto it and it is illuminated with a black light. You cannot see the actual bridge you are walking across, because it is pitch black, and the illusion of the spinning drum has…

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Asset Allocation

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Most everyone has heard the saying, “Don’t put all your eggs into one basket.” It is used as a cautionary suggestion to not rely on one thing for the results you are seeking. Over the years it has become a buzzword used by many financial advisors and investors when they suggest building a portfolio of investments. It is translated to…

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Should You Buy An Annuity?

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Do you have questions about whether to buy an annuity? If so, you are in the right place. I am going to reveal to you what I have learned after 20+ years as a financial advisor. First of all, understand that nearly everything you have heard about annuities has likely come from someone who has something to gain (or lose)…

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Understanding Investments

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The idea of taking hard-earned money and placing it into an investment, which you do not fully understand or realize the risk associated with, can be a cause for uneasiness. Many people who bring their investments to me for review often do not know what they have, cannot read their statement, and typically have no contact with the company or…

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