Is the Presidential election a threat to your retirement? Learn how you could “election-proof” your portfolio … no matter who wins. Don’t miss Retirement Solutions Radio show, “4 Ways the Presidential Election Could Impact Your Money, Investments and Your Retirement!“Listen Now! Our firm assists retirees and pre-retirees in the creation of retirement strategies utilizing investment…

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The high cost of prescription medications continues to afflict Americans. Despite an ongoing focus by the Trump administration — including recent executive orders containing potential changes — the government has not imposed significant regulations that have helped curb price growth.1 As a result, maintenance drug prices have increased out-of-pocket spending for about 30% of Americans…

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As of the end of July, the stock market was still performing relatively well and the Federal Reserve had announced no near-term changes to interest rates.1 However, other economic news was not as rosy. According to the Bureau of Economic Analysis, the U.S. economy contracted by nearly a third (32.9% annual rate) in the second quarter…

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Women remain behind the curve compared to men when it comes to equal pay. With the surge of unemployment caused by the pandemic, this situation appears to have worsened. More women than men have lost their jobs in recent months. The unemployment rate for black women is higher than that of white women, black men…

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A competitive edge is a real factor. Here in the U.S., we boast that capitalism is the key to our success. Unfortunately, that key has gotten a little rusty lately thanks to the rampant spread of COVID-19 throughout the country. Some areas have locked down or experienced slowed economic growth because of safety protocols that…

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WARNING! There are 5 misconceptions about filing for social security … that could cost you a fortune. Learn what they are on Retirement Solutions Radio show, “5 Misconceptions About Filing for Social Security That Could Cost You Tens of Thousands of Dollars“Listen Now! Our firm assists retirees and pre-retirees in the creation of retirement strategies…

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The health care industry has been trying to contain expenses through technology offering medical services to people at home. Some insurance plans offer a 24-hour nurse line, allowing you to call a nurse for advice in the middle of the night about a child’s high fever rather than rush to the emergency room. Some providers…

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Lately, the economy has looked as volatile as the stock market: up for a few weeks and then back down again. This is generally attributed to the reopening of the country in early May, followed by what looks to be a gradual and sporadic reclosing due to an upswing in outbreaks of the coronavirus. In…

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There are 5 pieces of conventional wisdom for retirement planning … that don’t stand a chance against the challenges ahead. Don’t miss a special edition of  Retirement Solutions Radio show, “These 5 Pieces of Conventional Wisdom for Retirement Planning … Don’t Stand a Chance Against the Challenges Ahead“Listen Now! Our firm assists retirees and pre-retirees…

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If the U.S. health-care sector was a separate country, it would be the fourth largest economy in the world when measured by gross domestic product. Currently, the nation spends an average of $3.5 trillion annually on health care, more than Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Spain and the United Kingdom combined.1 If…

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