Weekly Wrap Up – Week of March 13th

Stocks declined modestly on the week, breaking their six-week streak of gains. Energy stocks led decliners, following oil prices lower. However, the week ended on a positive note as a…

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Weekly Investment Wrap Up

U.S. stocks increased for the fourth straight week and closed at record highs on Wednesday as economic data continued to come in better than expected. Consumer confidence reached another high-water…

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Indexed Universal Life Insurance: Simplified

A life insurance policy offers both tax advantaged cash value to the policy owner and financial security to immediate family members. Payouts or distributions are made usually in one of…

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Trade is Not Our Enemy

“If loving you is wrong, I don’t want to be right”. Oh yeah, a great tune for us old fogies! Probably for as far back as this song goes, another…

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Home Sales Could Rise Even Futher

I think existing homes are getting neater, cooler or hipper all the time. I think that if Uncle Sam loosens the grip on banks, allowing them to make more capital…

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Is it Time for an Interest Rate Hike?

In the discipline of marathon running, “duration” comes to mind. It means competitors can hang in there for as many hours as it takes to cross the finish line. To…

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