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April 23, 2018

April 22 ws Earth Day. First observed in 1970, Earth Day has evolved into an international celebration to support clean air, clean water, and other measures to protect our planet. As an investor, what lessons can you learn from this special day?

Consider the following:

Avoid “toxic”…


April 16, 2018

It’s inevitable — no matter how much of a perfectionist you are at your job or in your personal life, at some point, you are going to make a mistake. Probably even a big one.

More important than the mistake you make is how you handle the situation that mistake creates.

There are many…


April 09, 2018

Swings in the stock market can cause emotions to run high, particularly for investors who are approaching retirement.

And for good reason. Recent research from Ameriprise Financial uncovered that the biggest financial setbacks American investors have experienced in their 50s through their 70s is…


April 02, 2018

In 2012, Google launched an internal initiative called Project Aristotle with the goal of pinpointing what makes a great team at Google.

Project Aristotle researchers studied a broad range of characteristics of successful groups and teams within the company, including personality, hobbies,…


March 26, 2018

Many businesses rely on their devices to house important information — from client appointment details to inventory photos — but often forget to back up these items to a secure place.

With World Back Up Day coming up on March 31, it is a good time to make a plan for keeping this…

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March 19, 2018

In my last article, I discussed some of the changes, limits and repeals made by the tax bill as signed by the president on Dec. 22, 2017.

Well, believe it or not, there have been two bills making changes already to that bill — one signed Jan. 22 and the second signed Feb. 9.

The bill signed…


March 12, 2018

You and your spouse may have thought about retirement, but have you created a joint vision for this time of your life?

If not, you'll want to consider some key questions.

Where should we live? Once you retire, you may need to consider two key aspects of your living situation: the size and location…


March 05, 2018

Why do ladies live longer than men? This is a truth that spans the industrialized world.

Women live on average 5- 10 years longer than men: In the US, 6½ years longer, 5.3 years in the UK, 12 years in Russia and six months more in India. Eighty-five percent of people over age 100 are women,…

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February 26, 2018

Economic and market changes, legislation or personal issues can all lead to the disruption of a business; therefore, it’s important for business owners to play for the long term.

By long run, we are referring to the owner’s ultimate objectives, which usually are for the business and…


February 12, 2018

As you know, we’ve been enjoying a long period of steadily rising stock prices. Of course, this bull market won’t last forever – and when it does start losing steam, you, as an investor, need to be prepared.

Before we look at how you can ready yourself for a new phase in the…

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