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“6 Must-Do Annual Financial Review Items for Your Well-Being”

Wish to make God laugh? Tell him your plans… Our lives change quite unexpectedly, don’t they? That’s why life, auto, and other forms of insurance exist. Our financial well-being often depends on occasional updates. What we set up in the … Continue reading

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Regarding your finances…If you had it to do over, what would you do differently?

What would you tell your children, your grandchildren to do? What do you wish someone had convinced you to do? by L N Himel It’s been my experience that, generally, the young a) feel immortal b) need to experience for … Continue reading

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It’s Time To Think Outside The Box – Part 2

Have you wondered why your 401(k) or investment account has not done what you had hoped, and why so many seem to be experiencing the same anxiety as you?  Much of this has to do with “volatility” within the markets, … Continue reading

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Annual Review Items for your Financial Well-Being

Wish to make God laugh?  Tell him your plans… Our lives change quite unexpectedly, don’t they?  That’s why life, auto, and other forms of insurance exist.   Our financial well-being often depends on occasional updates. What we set up in … Continue reading

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The Magic of 1980 – 2000, “The Roaring Twenty”

Here is a link to a chart displaying the Dow Jones Industrial Average for the period October 1928 to January 2016. http://www.fedprimerate.com/djia-chart-history.htm You will notice a climb for the period 1980 – 2000.  Let’s focus on that.  On January 2, 1980, the … Continue reading

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Should you be looking for Unclaimed Property?

We’ve all heard of Unclaimed Property, but did you know that there is $12 billion in New York alone?  Of course, there is much more nationwide.  (I am in New York).   Here’s what happened to me: My aunt died … Continue reading

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Fear of the Stock Market

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/05/29/business/retreat-from-stock-market-continues.html?hp The link is to an article in the New York Times dated 5/28/2012, “After Facebook, More Fear of Stock Market”.   In referencing a previous article regarding decreasing volume and investor participation since 2008, the article suggests that investors are … Continue reading

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Economic Recovery: To What Level?

What is the level of business any merchant on Main Street can expect?  Let’s assume you have been running a popular retail clothing store for the last 20 years, 1992 – 2012.  You would have experience with an expansionary period … Continue reading

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The Beginning of Direction

It should occur to the investor that the traditional investments are self-serving to the Silo from which it comes, all too often.    Perhaps the way to explore the motivation, and the opportunity, should start with some basics on the investment … Continue reading

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Are you too busy?

Is it odd that people seem to be busy when the opportunity to discuss and deal with their finances or insurance arises? Who wouldn’t try to be too busy to attend to what is difficult, rarely explained well, and forgotten … Continue reading

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