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Tuesday, July 7, 2020

Young adults and those making less money are hardest hit by the pandemic. The United States Census Bureau has been collecting data in as close to real-time as possible in order to provide empirical insights into how Americans are really...

Tuesday, June 30, 2020

Organization, efficiency and discipline are the three primary steps of financial planning. Organization is knowing where your money comes and goes. An efficient portfolio means a better chance of profits, and discipline keeps you on...

Monday, June 29, 2020

New guidelines for retirement loans and distributions due to COVID-19 On June 19, 2020, the Internal Revenue Service announced new guidelines to help those affected by COVID-19 gain more access to retirement plan distributions and...

Tuesday, June 23, 2020

Combined with surprising jobs numbers, hopes for a faster recovery heat up On June 16, 2020, the U.S. Commerce Department reported that U.S. retail sales surged a whopping 17.7% in May, as consumers returned to shopping and spending....

Friday, June 19, 2020

When you're a small business owner, you need to pay extra careful attention to both your business and personal finances. Your financial planning strategies should simultaneously encourage the success of your business while also working...

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Monday, June 15, 2020

Whether you dream of a travel-filled retirement or would prefer to relax and enjoy spending more time at home, you're probably wondering what you can do to make your golden years as stress-free as possible. For many who have spent the...

Saturday, June 13, 2020

Housing starts down, construction jobs way down and lumber prices are up? As states begin to ease stay-at-home orders, communities across the county are starting to see “For Sale” signs planted in neighbors’ lawns...

Monday, June 8, 2020

However much you make or save now doesn’t promise you a bright financial future. Life is unpredictable. Follow these 10 tips to prevent you and your family from money troubles. 1. See a lawyer and make a will. If you have a will,...

Friday, June 5, 2020

Invest early. Invest often. Invest for growth. These are the basic principles of saving for your child’s college education. The earlier you begin a savings program, the more time you have to benefit from the power of compound...

Monday, June 1, 2020

The makers of the fitness tracking device Fitbit reported that Americans were less active during the spread of coronavirus, as we stayed-at-home and practiced social distancing...

Friday, May 22, 2020

For the past two months, the market declines and market rallies have been historic, as COVID-19 introduced a level of uncertainty that was difficult to...

Thursday, April 23, 2020

To help people suffering from business closures, stay-at-home orders, and other effects of the coronavirus, the government has decided to send out stimulus checks. If your adjusted gross income is up to $75,000 for an individual or...

Tuesday, March 31, 2020

As part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, the government has funded a number of initiatives to help small businesses. As you navigate this difficult time, you may want to look into the following...