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Read this before cashing out your retirement account due to COVID-19
Read this before cashing out your retirement account due to COVID-19

Read this before cashing out your retirement account due to COVID-19

August 11, 2020 / Beth Reeser

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act offers a provision to soften the economic impact from COVID-19. It authorizes the withdrawal of up to $100,000 from IRAs, or 401(k) retirement accounts, without penalty…

The U.S. is in turmoil, yet stocks are climbing
The U.S. is in turmoil, yet stocks are climbing

The U.S. is in turmoil, yet stocks are climbing

June 05, 2020 / Warren Hurt

Despite a global pandemic, Great Depression-era levels of unemployment, mass demonstrations and an economy in turmoil, the stock market is booming. Here are four reasons why…

Emergency Response in today's financial markets
Emergency Response in today's financial markets

Emergency Response in today's financial markets

June 02, 2020 / The Merrill Anderson Company

We are in an unprecedented situation, with economic distress that we are struggling to under-stand. It really is different this time for the financial markets.…

Savings Accounts: Which is right for you?
Savings Accounts: Which is right for you?

Savings Accounts: Which is right for you?

May 11, 2020 / Sarah Stansfield

Trying to set aside money? It’s important to understand your options when choosing which account to use. Savings accounts, money market accounts and certificates of deposits…

Coronavirus Market and Economic Impact
Coronavirus Market and Economic Impact

Coronavirus Market and Economic Impact

March 03, 2020 / Warren Hurt

Markets across the globe and in the United States continue to react with volatility as fears of the novel coronavirus escalate. But while the virus may cause short-term uncertainty, investors should remain focused…

Everything you need to know about emergency funds
Everything you need to know about emergency funds

Everything you need to know about emergency funds

February 06, 2020 / Christian Merritt

Having a healthy emergency fund in place is a critical component to achieving and maintaining financial stability. Unfortunately, things happen, like medical emergencies and job loss.…

The Big Game Predictor, go 49ers?
The Big Game Predictor, go 49ers?

The Big Game Predictor, go 49ers?

January 31, 2020 / Warren hurt

It may sound as unbelievable as Punxsutawney Phil predicting an early spring, but the outcome of the Super Bowl forecasts the stock market’s direction for the year ahead.…

A good case for a corporate fiduciary
A good case for a corporate fiduciary

A good case for a corporate fiduciary

November 05, 2019 / © 2019 M.A. Co. All rights reserved.

As they say in the movies, the following is based upon a true story. Alex was in the market for a boat slip. He found one, owned by a brother and sister…

Is it time to break up with your bank?
Is it time to break up with your bank?

Is it time to break up with your bank?

October 28, 2019 / Paulo Oliveira

Breakups can be hard, but let’s face it: Sometimes they’re necessary. If your bank isn’t making you happy, it may be time to start thinking about taking your money elsewhere.…

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