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The Highs and Lows of Dollar-Cost Averaging

August 10, 2020

Investors who defer the same amount of money from their paycheck into a 401(k) plan at regular intervals are practicing dollar-cost averaging. By investing the same fixed dollar amount each…

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Recovery: COVID-19 First, Then the Economy

August 3, 2020

The World Health Organization recently reported that while some countries have made effective inroads to contain COVID-19 within their borders, the pandemic is still well on the rise throughout the…

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How Might The Economic Downturn Affect Dividends?

July 27, 2020

If a large allocation of your retirement portfolio is invested in dividend-paying stocks, you might see your household income reduced this year. During the Great Recession, dividend payouts dropped by…

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What The Increasing National Debt, Deficit Could Mean For You

July 20, 2020

If you’d like to see a snapshot of what’s going on with national debt versus revenue, check out the U.S. Debt Clock. While there’s a lot moving on one screen, you…

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Social Security Woes

July 13, 2020

In 2000, actors Helen Hunt and Kevin Spacey starred in “Pay It Forward.” The premise of the film is that a person repays a favor by offering small acts of…

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The Future of Retail Raises More Questions Than Answers

July 6, 2020

Will we learn to live with less? Some lessons were learned when the U.S. initially closed up shop and told everyone to stay home. For example, we can live without…

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How The Pandemic Is Affecting The Real Estate Market

June 29, 2020

Research has found that over a 150-year period (1870 to 2015), owning a home has proved to be one of the most stable and secure holdings compared to other types…

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What Might Be Next- Inflation or Deflation?

June 22, 2020

Consumer prices fell by 0.8% on a seasonally adjusted basis in April, the biggest drop in more than a dozen years, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported. Conversely, prices for…

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The Pandemic’s Financial Toll on Women

June 15, 2020

In April alone, the U.S. lost more than 20 million jobs — increasing the unemployment rate to 14.7%. Researchers say one of the demographics hit hardest during the pandemic is…

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Are The Stock Market And The Economy Out Of Sync?

June 8, 2020

In normal times, the stock market is often a reflection of the economy. But these are not normal times. Even though April was marked by a global shutdown of businesses,…

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