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Friday, October 12, 2018

It’s hard to ignore China. After all, it is one of the largest countries geographically speaking as well as the most populous. We are here, however, to discuss another big aspect of this country; their ever-growing economy. China...

 

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Most of us feel like we need more money. But colleges and universities? They really do need it. If you're one of the many people who feel like you’re up to your eyeballs in student loan debt, then you might be screaming...

 

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Investing is about making money. When you invest, you do so with the goal of profiting later on. Consumers, however, become more and more self-aware with each passing year. Most of us want to make more money, this is true, but most of...

 

Thursday, June 14, 2018

Depending on whom you ask, as much as 20-33% of all equity investments is held in index funds. Index funds have always been popular, but the recent bull market has seen billions of dollars pumped into them by individual investors who...

 

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

The road of life is not a straightaway, for better or for worse. Each of our paths twists in one way or another. Sometimes we curve in familiar directions, but when in uncharted territory, a sudden turn can mean shock, tragedy, and...

 

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Tuesday, May 1, 2018

It’s 2018, you’ve probably heard the words “renewable energy” multiple times, maybe you even hear them multiple times a day. In case you’re still unsure of what they mean, we’re talking about energy...

 

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Various picturesque images come to mind when our home base Vermont is brought up in conversation: fall foliage, ski slopes, flourishing farms, sweet syrup, blossoming breweries. Breweries, as in beer? That’s right, a lot of...

 

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Our goal in putting these thoughts together is to give everyone a historic understanding of the correction that occurred during the past two weeks, whether it has further to go, and answer the most important question, is this the start...

 

Thursday, February 8, 2018

Index funds allow the average individual who may not know the ins and outs of the stock market to invest intelligently by offering stock diversification and by reliably delivering average market performance. In essence, they are a type...

 

Thursday, February 1, 2018

Many people spend their whole lives passively preparing for retirement, but the older you get the more important it is to flesh out your specific plans. Even if you feel pretty confident about your financial situation, retirement is...

 

Thursday, September 7, 2017

Tip: How Much? Check your Social Security earnings and see an estimate of your benefits on the Web site, www.ssa.gov. Social Security’s been a fact of retirement life ever since it was established in 1935. We all think we know...