10 Things You and Your Spouse Should Know About Your Finances

It seems inconceivable, but the Couples Retirement Survey by Fidelity Investments recently revealed that over 40% of couples don’t know how much their partner earns. Yet having a solid understanding of your financial status as a couple is crucial to planning, budgeting and saving toward your goals. To get in sync, make sure you have the answers to these questions. Do we have any financial secrets? Talk about your debt, obligations, past mistakes (e.g., credit […]

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10/31/2016 Weekly Market Commentary

It’s almost over… During July 2016, Pew Research reported almost 60 percent of Americans were suffering from election fatigue. They weren’t uninterested in the election. They were just worn out by never-ending news coverage that focused on candidates’ comments, personal lives, and standing in the polls rather than their moral character, experience, and stance on issues.1 Last week, U.S. election news overshadowed positive economic data causing U.S. stocks to lose value as investors shifted assets […]

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