Social Security: What You Don’t Know Could Cost You

By Bill Leavitt Have you ever calculated how much you’ve been paying into Social Security throughout your working years? You’ve been contributing to Social Security your whole life, right back to your first official paycheck. Between you and your employers, you’ve doled out 12.4% of your annual income. That’s a substantial amount, and one that…

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What Should You Do About Market Volatility?

The U.S. stock markets had the worst day of the year last Monday, reacting to news of escalating trade issues with China and fears of an economic slowdown. After the Dow closed down 767 points, investors are understandably nervous. If you are worried about your retirement accounts, you’re not alone. But during stock market volatility,…

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What We Do And How We Help

Your life is a constant journey of moving from one milestone to the next, making decisions along the way that will hopefully get you to where you want to go in the future. But how do you know if what you are doing today will actually get you from point A to point B?  That’s…

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How to Invest in a Volatile Market

In recent days, a volatile market, falling stock prices, and announcements from industry experts all seem to be pointing in the direction of a bear market. We have enjoyed almost a decade of continued market growth, following the Great Recession of 2008. Is it time for a market correction or are we sliding into another…

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