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Understanding Your Social Security Benefits

By |March 8th, 2014|

Social Security is a topic on many people’s minds these days and most retirees have questions about how and when they should begin taking Social Security benefits. This letter aims to answer some common questions about Social Security and educate [...]

Putting Market Corrections into Perspective

By |March 8th, 2014|

After 2013, many investors had forgotten that stocks could actually decline. While 2013 was a banner year for stocks, it was very much a historical abnormality in which equities seemed to ignore bad news (including a federal government shutdown) and [...]

Affordable Care Act, a.k.a. Obamacare

By |October 10th, 2013|

Affordable Care Act, a.k.a. Obamacare The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, commonly known as the Affordable Care Act (ACA) or “Obamacare,” has been at the center of the recent government shutdown and debt ceiling debates as well as a [...]

Four Challenges Facing Markets This Fall

By |October 4th, 2013|

You may have noticed that markets have been especially volatile in the last few weeks. The S&P 500 dropped 4.5% from its August peak, while the Dow lost 5.4%. Since then, markets have regained their footing and are heading towards [...]

Defaults and the Muni Bond Market

By |September 16th, 2013|

Defaults & the Muni Bond Market: What Investors Should Know About the Detroit Bankruptcy Filing If you’ve been keeping up with the news, you know that on July 18, 2013, the city of Detroit filed for Chapter 9 protection in [...]

The Alexandria Lions Club

By |July 17th, 2012|

I have been a member of the Alexandria Lions Club since 1996 and had the honor of being the Club's President in 2001 to 2002. My father-in-law, Eric Harris, had perfect attendance for 63 years, so that knocked me out [...]

The Reality of Investing During Retirement

By |June 1st, 2012|

As retirees live longer, their portfolios need to be stronger Decades ago, the "typical" retiree left work for good between age 60-65 and typically passed away at about 70-75. Retirement lasted 10-12 years for many Americans. Now the picture has [...]

Financial Missteps Made by Married Women

By |February 1st, 2012|

Plan to avoid these common money blunders. A recent survey found that over 60% of women feel they are better at handling money than men are. However, married women sometimes find themselves in perplexing financial situations - conditions that might [...]

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