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Resolve to Take Control of Your Finances in 2017

Resolutions for 2017—Take Control of Your Finances

Looking back, 2016 gave us plenty of market shocks, such as China’s surprise currency devaluation and slowdown in growth, UK’s Brexit vote and the...
9 Tax Tasks To Dos Before December Ends

9 Tax Tasks to Do Before December Ends

Tax day may be four months away, but taking care of a few things this month can put things in order before your 2016...
Breaking Down Passive and Active Investing

Breaking Down Passive and Active Investing

As a consumer, you want to feel confident in the choices you make. When it comes to investing, it’s important to understand your options....
FOMC: What It is and What It Means to You

FOMC: What It is and What It Means to You

The U.S. Federal Reserve’s monetary policy has far-reaching effects—with its responsibility for setting short-term U.S. interest rates, it has the power to affect transactions...
Holiday Spending Got You Feeling Scrooged?

Holiday Spending Got You Feeling Scrooged?

Holiday cards have been addressed. Wrapping paper and frilly bows are at the ready. You can almost hear the strains of “It’s the most...
Elections Expectations: Will the Economy Factor In?

Election Expectations: Will the Economy Factor In?

With the last 2016 presidential debate behind us, voters will soon weigh a variety of issues in deciding how they cast their ballots. It’s...
Cyber Security Month: Safeguard yourself now and always

Cyber Security Month: 8 Ways to Keep Yourself Safe

October has been designated as National Cyber Security Awareness Month for more than a decade. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the National...
Why a Diverse Portfolio Makes all the Difference

Why a Diverse Portfolio Makes all the Difference

The common saying, "Don't put all your eggs in one basket" is just as relevant in the world of finance as it is in daily life.
Track, Field and Target Funds: Three Themes Ring True

Track, Field & Target Funds: 3 Themes Ring True

Athletes across the globe have recently gathered to demonstrate their sporting expertise. To show our spirit, we’ve identified a few parallels between the time-honored games...
Dashing to cash for safety?

Dashing to Cash for Safety? Consider This Approach

Has recent market news has got you rattled? In response to jumpy markets, investors often consider a move to money markets or related cash...

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