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Should a Strong U.S. Dollar Make You Happier

Fri, Aug 12, 2022

Should a Strong U.S. Dollar Make You Happier?

The U.S. dollar is flexing its muscles. So far this year, the U.S. Dollar Index has gained 10% and is near a 20-year high. So is a strengthening dollar a good thing for your wealth?

Tackling ETFs: What You Should Know

Wed, Aug 10, 2022

Tackling ETFs: What You Should Know

Chances are you’ve heard of ETFs before. Or maybe not. You may even feel like you have a decent grasp on them. If not, we’d understand why. The details can be as elusive to grasp as a garden snake.

Confused on How to Save for Retirement

Tue, Aug 9, 2022

Confused on How to Save for Retirement?

Saving for retirement is more confusing than it should be. Many people have questions like: Should you wait until you’re established in your career to start? Or, should you max out your 401(k) or start a Roth IRA? Here’s a simple guide to get you started.

How Does the Unionization Trend Impact Your Investments

Wed, Aug 3, 2022

How Does the Unionization Trend Impact Your Investments?

Apple. Trader Joes. Starbucks. Amazon. BuzzFeed. The Democratic National Committee. What do these organizations have in common? Some of their workers recently voted to unionize. As this may be a reversal of a trend, investors want to know: How do unions affect profitability and stock returns?

Finding Retirement Income in a Down Market

Tue, Aug 2, 2022

Finding Retirement Income in a Down Market

Most retirees have some combination of six sources of income to draw upon in retirement. But when the stock market is down significantly, taking income from some sources may hurt your wealth in the long run. Instead we suggest pulling income in this order…

Baseball’s Stock Appears to be Slumping. What Can It Teach Investors?

Wed, Jul 27, 2022

Baseball’s Stock Appears to be Slumping: What Can It Teach Investors?

Hard as it may be to admit, baseball may no longer be America’s favorite pastime. What lessons can investors learn from baseball’s slump?

6 Sources of Retirement Income

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6 Sources of Retirement Income

Many retirement planning guides focus on finances, but we believe a satisfying retirement goes beyond how much money you have saved. It’s also about how you intend to use your savings.