The millennial generation hasn’t had it so great. A recent economic analysis reports that since entering the workforce five to 20 years ago, the average millennial has experienced slower economic advancement than any other generation in U.S. history.1 It’s not just a matter of long periods of high unemployment. It’s also because getting that first “real”…

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Early this year, many stopped spending and began saving money. This wasn’t difficult as many areas of the economy were — and possibly still are — shut down. For some, vacation plans were canceled, and the normal level of entertainment activities and dining out has been curbed. If you’ve remained employed, chances are good you’ve…

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There is a lot riding on both the outcome of this year’s federal elections and the appointment of the new Supreme Court justice. One of the most predominant issues scheduled to be argued before the court this fall is the constitutionality of the individual mandate within the current health care law. By extension, it’s possible…

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Prospects for stock market growth have remained resiliently and optimistically cheerful this year, despite the nine-month-long pandemic. Unfortunately, the time may be at hand for a stock market price correction that better reflects the state of the global economy. The lack of ongoing fiscal stimulus which, even if passed, may not feasibly be able to…

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Millennials can’t seem to catch a break. From their late teens through college, many saw their parents suffer from tremendous financial distress, job loss and, for some, even losing their family home. Many of these young adults graduated from college with overwhelming student loan debt as they entered a terrible job market. Now, having settled…

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Some people believe that climate change is exacerbated by human intervention, while others argue that humans are not a factor. Regardless of what may or may not influence extreme weather events, economists are predicting that the long-term results of climate change could affect more than just our homes and possessions. In fact, the Congressional Budget…

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There are 7 year-end financial planning tips … that could protect and grow your retirement savings. Don’t miss a special edition of  Solutions Radio show, “7 Year-End Financial Planning Tips That Could Protect & Grow Your Retirement Savings“Listen Now! Our firm assists retirees and pre-retirees in the creation of retirement strategies utilizing investment and insurance…

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Christmas came early this year. Well, sort of. In an effort to provide financial aid to millions of Americans in dire economic straits, President Trump declared a payroll tax holiday between September and the end of the year. Available to workers who earn $104,000 a year or less, this means that no FICA taxes will…

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If you think the economic decline due to the pandemic has been difficult for you personally, the big picture numbers maybe even worse. Analysts project that the total economic disruption could eventually cost between $9 trillion and $33 trillion. Many economists are advocating that the U.S. — and the world — make a concerted effort…

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Millennials can’t seem to catch a break. From their late teens through college, many saw their parents suffer from tremendous financial distress, job loss and, for some, even losing their family home. Many of these young adults graduated from college with overwhelming student loan debt as they entered a terrible job market. Now, having settled…

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