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The Potential Pitfalls of Early Retirement

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Market Update - April 19, 2019

In a low-volume week shortened by the Good Friday holiday, U.S. stocks were mixed, with mega-caps gaining, while small caps lost a bit of ground. In fact, the VIX volatility measure reached an eight-month low during the week, with little headline news to move the needle in either direction as of late.

Tips For Buying a House

Buying a house, especially for the first time, can be seriously stressful. A mortgage? Real estate agents? What if it’s a fixer-upper? There are some things that HGTV just can’t prepare you for, but don’t worry! We’re here to provide you some tips that will hopefully make your house buying process a little easier, and make you feel more confident. 

Tips For Buying a House

Buying a house, especially for the first time, can be seriously stressful. A mortgage? Real estate agents? What if it’s a fixer-upper? There are some things that HGTV just can’t prepare you for, but don’t worry! We’re here to provide you some tips that will hopefully make your house buying process a little easier, and make you feel more confident. 

Tips For Buying a House

Buying a house, especially for the first time, can be seriously stressful. A mortgage? Real estate agents? What if it’s a fixer-upper? There are some things that HGTV just can’t prepare you for, but don’t worry! We’re here to provide you some tips that will hopefully make your house buying process a little easier, and make you feel more confident. 

How Advisors Benefit From Having Charitable Conversation With Clients

By Ken Nopar, Senior Philanthropic Advisor

How Training for a Marathon is like Managing Your Finances: Lesson 13

By Gary Silverman, CFP®

5 Myths About Social Security

Submitted by Kate Hennessy on April 18, 2019

As I get older, I’ve become more curious about Social Security.  I’m in my mid 40s and I have been paying into the system since high school. Hopefully, I’m 20+ years out from claiming benefits but  given how fast life goes by, it’s never too early to start thinking about and planning for Social Security. It’s a topic that many people shy away from, but in planning for your financial future, it’s an income stream that needs to be accounted for in a financial plan.

To kick off our series of articles on this topic, I am starting with 5 myths about Social Security:

Successful Financial Habits For College Graduates

Successful Financial Habits For College Graduates

Dee Kerr, CFP®, CDFA®

It’s that time of year again-- college graduation is upon us. There could be a lot of college graduates that find themselves making personal financial decisions on their own for the first time. This can seem overwhelming and a daunting task at the start.

Successful Financial Habits For College Graduates

Successful Financial Habits For College Graduates

Dee Kerr, CFP®, CDFA®

It’s that time of year again-- college graduation is upon us. There could be a lot of college graduates that find themselves making personal financial decisions on their own for the first time. This can seem overwhelming and a daunting task at the start.

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