Archive for August 2019

Recession and Retirement

There has been a lot of chatter recently by economists and news outlets using the word “recession”.  Understanding that it could happen and understanding how to handle it are different matters.   If you are one of those nearing retirement or in retirement that has no strategy, you may be right to worry.  Planning for…

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Grandparents Raising Grandchildren

Raising children is something often done by parents in the prime of their life, typically between the ages of 20 and 50. By the time retirement comes around, most of the children are off on their own, leaving the parents to finally take a well-deserved rest. Aside from occasional contact with their young grandchildren, grandparents…

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How To Handle Market Volatility

Looking back at the past few weeks, the market has made some investors nervous.  Market volatility can lead to some serious stress but what are the best ways to respond to this uneasy feeling?  When dealing with market volatility, it’s important to keep several things in mind to avoid making major mistakes. Have a Plan…

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Bad Idea? Women Leave Money Decisions To Their Spouse

When couples get married the finances are typically left to one person. It is rare for both parties in a marriage to handle the finances together. In some cases, it is the wife that is leaving the husband to handle all financial issues. This may be common in some relationships, but it is not exactly…

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