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    ‘Tis the season . . . for tax planning

    by Denise Howell// The fall brings in cooler weather, autumn colors, festivals, family gatherings, and year-end tax planning. Yes, that dreaded word — tax. The year-end sneaks upon us quickly because of all the activities this time of year. But, there are numerous topics that need to be addressed before December 31. The main issue […]

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    Why Investing Is Not Working For Everyone

    By Lee Rogers//   By the time you are reading the article, volatility may have already returned. Volatility means when you feel in your investments that you have been riding a roller-coaster with no opportunity to get off. (I get white-knuckled on the Ferris wheel) *Beacon Capital Management   The evidence of higher volatility is […]

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    Do you have an ugly baby?

    by Ryan Giles//   Did your business make a profit last year? If so, did it make as much as you would have liked? If not, don’t beat yourself up. In fact, most small and medium businesses did not make a healthy profit in 2015. As business owners, we invest our blood, sweat, and tears […]

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    A Woman’s Retirement Concerns

    By Suzie P. Sawyer//   Investing for retirement can be a challenge for anyone, but women, in particular, face many unique challenges when it comes to building a proper nest egg. According to the Women’s Institute for a Secure Retirement, one-half of all American women work in low-paying jobs that don’t offer retirement benefits. Women […]

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    Is college worth it?

    by Lee Rogers A lagging economy and skyrocketing university costs leave many Americans asking, “Is college the right choice for me?” To know the answer, you will need to understand the costs and benefits of a university degree and learn more about planning and saving for college. The decision about whether or not to attend […]

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