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Sunday, October 25, 2020

It's time for your life insurance policy review. Is your current coverage sufficient to protect your interest? In our uncertain climate, it’s unsurprising that when American investors are thinking about their financial strategy,...

 

Friday, October 23, 2020

Earnings are coming in, reflecting the third quarter of 2020. However, it’s important not to jump to any conclusions about the state of the overall economy based on the results reported from a small handful of companies....

 

Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Stocks treaded water last week amid fading prospects for a stimulus bill, fears of a second wave of COVID-19 cases, and increasing political and regulatory pressures on Big Tech companies. The Dow Jones Industrial Average added just 0...

 

Monday, October 19, 2020

On October 13, 2020, the Social Security Administration (SSA) officially announced that Social Security recipients will receive a 1.3 percent cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) for 2021. This adjustment will begin with benefits payable...

 

Friday, October 16, 2020

On October 13, 2020, the Social Security Administration (SSA) officially announced that Social Security recipients will receive a 1.3 percent cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) for 2021. This adjustment will begin with benefits payable...

 

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Tuesday, October 13, 2020

It’s a startling statistic. 45% of consumers with $100,000 or more investable assets expect to make changes to their investments due to the upcoming 2020 presidential election.1 Second-guessing your investment strategy is...

 

Monday, October 12, 2020

When training to become a financial professional, much of our course work centers on the six critical areas of creating a financial strategy. Some recognize October as Financial Planning Month, so it's an excellent opportunity to...

 

Sunday, October 11, 2020

Applications for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) are now open for the academic year 2021-22. Applying for the FAFSA allows you to qualify for grants, scholarships, and other federally-sourced aid, such as...

 

Sunday, October 11, 2020

Jim Griffith Applications for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) are now open for the academic year 2021-22. Applying for the FAFSA allows you to qualify for grants, scholarships, and other federally-sourced aid,...

 

Thursday, October 8, 2020

Jim Griffith CEO In theory, investors understand that stock market corrections are part of the investing process. But experiencing a setback—like the one we’ve witnessed in the past four weeks—can raise a lot of...

 

Wednesday, October 7, 2020

Jim Griffith Even in “normal” times, the news can be depressing. But these days, it can seem like there’s an awful lot to worry about. Here’s a sampling of the types of headlines I’ve seen recently: Why...

 

Tuesday, October 6, 2020

Hi: The beginning of 2020 has been quite a ride so far. I wanted to let you know that I’m still here for you during this difficult time. Even if my office is closed for a while, I’ll still be working from my home and just...

 

Tuesday, October 6, 2020

Jim Griffith When training to become a financial professional, much of our course work centers on the six critical areas of creating a financial strategy. Some recognize October as Financial Planning Month, so it's an excellent...

 

Sunday, October 4, 2020

Jim Griffith With all of the storm and stress of the year 2020, you’d be forgiven if you momentarily forgot that we’re due for another national election in November. Many states will be selecting governors, representatives...

 

Friday, October 2, 2020

Jim Griffith It should come as no surprise to hear the economy is the top issue for voters in the 2020 election. Nearly 8 in ten voters say that the economy will be very important to them when they cast their votes.1 But when voters...

 

Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Jim Griffith CEO In theory, investors understand that stock market corrections are part of the investing process. But experiencing a setback—like the one we’ve witnessed in the past four weeks—can raise a lot of...

 

Monday, September 28, 2020

Jim Griffith The beginning of 2020 has been quite a ride so far. I wanted to let you know that I’m still here for you during this difficult time. Even if my office is closed for a while, I’ll still be working from my home...

 

Monday, September 28, 2020

Jim Griffith Football is back, which means Summer is coming to a close, days will get shorter, and sweaters will soon be in play. This year, there was no pre-season, so professional football started in September, which coincidentally,...

 

Saturday, September 26, 2020

The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA), one of the most widely followed stock market indices, has made some key changes to its starting lineup.Salesforce.com, Amgen Inc.and Honeywell International Inc. have replaced Exxon Mobil Corp....

 

Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Jim Griffith Inherited Retirement Account Distributions Must Be Taken Within 10 Years THE SETTING EVERY Community Up for Retirement Enhancement (SECURE) Act was signed by President Donald Trump in December 2019 and became a law as of...