March 3, 2022

What Should You Do About the Russia–Ukraine Crisis and Market Volatility?

The events of the last few weeks in Ukraine have been stressful and upsetting to many of us. The buildup of Russian forces along the border, rising tensions, and the ensuing attack have caused worldwide shockwaves. People across the globe are understandably concerned and anxious.  What’s more, the events have caused economic volatility across the […]

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February 14, 2022

Ways to Avoid Capital Gains Taxes

As we watch the market go up and down (and then up again), we rarely think about the taxes we might pay with the rise of our portfolio or home value. But we should, because the tax man always cometh. Thankfully, you aren’t completely powerless when it comes to capital gains tax—you can control how […]

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February 1, 2022

What Should You Do About Inflation and Stock Market Volatility?

After a three-year rally, the financial markets have been down for seven straight days, marking their worst slide since the pandemic decline in March of 2020. (1) Monday’s market dip put the S&P 500 down over 10%, which is officially called a “correction” on Wall Street. (2) In addition to the stock market decline, inflation […]

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January 5, 2022

Jump-Start Your Financial Plan for 2022!

Welcome to 2022! Given that 2021 wasn’t quite the fresh start we’d hoped for, a new year can be overwhelming to think about. After the intensity of the last two years and the pandemic, economic shutdown, and slow road back to “normal,” the good news is that there are actionable steps you can implement to […]

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7 Rules of Investing

Is investing an art or a science? If you want to succeed in investing, does it take a set formula or skill and talent? Either way, investing can seem intimidating and overwhelming. But you don’t have to just cross your fingers and hope for the best. Whether you choose to purchase stocks and bonds, contribute […]

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December 3, 2021

Important Year-End Financial Strategies

Most of us entered 2021 with a lot of hope—hope that the new year would bring an end to the pandemic and life would go back to normal. Instead, we saw the uncertainty continue and extend even further. Concerns about inflation, potential tax changes, and long-term purchasing power have many people wondering if next year […]

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