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Monday, April 5, 2021

BUDGET CHECK UP: TAX TIME IS THE RIGHT TIME Every year, about 140 million households file their federal tax returns.1 For many, the process involves digging through shoe boxes or manila folders full of receipts; gathering mortgage,...

 

Monday, February 1, 2021

Seven age milestones that will impact your retirement planning? As you travel the savings road toward retirement and beyond, certain key dates will pop up. Some of these dates are critically important to your retirement planning...

 

Tuesday, December 15, 2020

REBALANCING YOUR PORTFOLIO Everyone loves a winner. If an investment is successful, most people naturally want to stick with it. But is that the best approach? It may sound counterintuitive, but it may be possible to have too much of a...

 

Sunday, November 15, 2020

THE A, B, C, & D OF MEDICARE BREAKING DOWN THE BASICS. Whether your 65th birthday is on the horizon or decades away, understanding the different parts of Medicare is critical, as this government-sponsored program may play a role in...

 

Friday, September 25, 2020

EIGHT MISTAKES THAT CAN UPEND YOUR RETIREMENT Pursuing your retirement dreams is challenging enough without making some common, and very avoidable, mistakes. Here are eight big mistakes to steer clear of, if possible. 1. NO STRATEGY:...

 

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Wednesday, July 15, 2020

A LOOK AT DIVERSIFICATION Ancient Chinese merchants were said to have developed a unique way to manage their risk. They would divide their shipments among several different vessels. That way, if one ship were to sink or be attacked by...

 

Friday, May 15, 2020

Few life events are more stressful than a job loss.If you or someone you know is in this situation due to COVID-19, you’ll likely have several questions about job hunting, unemployment insurance, and health care. You may also be...

 

Wednesday, April 22, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has shaken up nearly every aspect of American life. To say it’s been a difficult time would be an understatement. However, difficult times may open doors to new possibilities. Businesses are changing their...

 

Monday, March 16, 2020

In recent weeks, we’ve seen several major stories in the news. On the political front, in addition to the arrival of the presidential election through the 2020 caucuses and primaries, we have just experienced the third...

 

Saturday, February 15, 2020

The term “Fiduciary” has received a lot of attention lately. Certified Financial Planners (CFPs) act as fiduciaries, Registered Investment Advisors (RIAs) such as The Wealth Consulting Group work under the fiduciary...

 

Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Recent history has moved many of us to take another look at our finances—a smart thing to do in any economy. Maybe it’s been a while since you took your financial temperature, or maybe this is the first time you’ve...

 

Thursday, December 5, 2019

What Makes a Team? If it takes a village to raise a child, it may take a team to help you pursue financial freedom. As a child, my parents built a team including aunts, uncles, cousins, and neighborhood families to help guide my...

 

Friday, October 19, 2018

Spending time with relatives always reminds me of growing up in a family business. A trip to Virginia this year for my brother’s 50 th birthday brought our family together along with memories of the family business, an Italian...