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Is Risk Lurking in Your Portfolio?

“Ya gotta spend money to make money.” “The greater the risk, the greater the reward.” “No pain, no gain.” No matter where we look or what we read, we are reminded that growth always requires some level of risk. It’s especially true when it comes to growing our money; we know that investing is an…

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The Yield Curve Conundrum

When the yield curve inverted briefly on the morning of Aug. 14, 2019, it set off chatter that a recession might be lurking on the distant horizon. Economic experts began popping up on newscasts everywhere. Headlines screamed statistics about the relationship between an inverted yield curve and recessions. Although it lasted only 2 hours and…

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How to Avoid Bad Investment Advice

Overview It’s no secret that Google’s search function yields a wealth of information associated with nearly every facet of finance. A search with the words “financial planning” will reveal more than a billion items to explore. While investors can immerse themselves in this sea of information, they may find that practical wisdom is in short supply. The unfortunate…

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