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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.…

How to avoid early withdrawal penalties
How to avoid early withdrawal penalties

How to avoid early withdrawal penalties

October 21, 2019 / ©2019 M.A. Co. All rights reserved

To increase the likelihood that tax-preferred savings actually will be used for retirement, Congress included a 10% penalty tax on IRA and 401(k) distributions before the account owner reaches age 59½.…

Avoid these six financial false steps
Avoid these six financial false steps

Avoid these six financial false steps

October 08, 2019 / Christian Merritt

Money makes the world go ’round, and being irresponsible with your finances can leave your world in ruins. But if you avoid these costly blunders, that doesn’t have to be your situation.…

Four ways to stop living paycheck to paycheck
Four ways to stop living paycheck to paycheck

Four ways to stop living paycheck to paycheck

September 15, 2019 / Matthew Berger

For many people, the days just before payday are the hardest. With no savings and only a few bucks in the checking account, waiting for payday to come can feel like an eternity.…

Think hard before tapping your 401(k) balance
Think hard before tapping your 401(k) balance

Think hard before tapping your 401(k) balance

September 10, 2019 / The Merrill Anderson Company

One of the features that make 401(k) plans so attractive is that your money is not completely out of reach should an emergency need arise.…

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