Calculating your Credit Score

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July 19, 2019
Calculating your Credit Score

Image Copyright Ted Grussing Photography – Used with permission It is common knowledge that your credit score has an enormous effect on your purchasing power.  This numerical calculation of your credit history has, until recently, been a closely-guarded secret.  Pursuing a sizable purchase or applying for credit often caused great anxiety because we just didn’t know where we…

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Weekly Snippet

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July 16, 2019
Weekly Snippet

Last Week… …Was a quite a mix of benchmarks moving different directions. If, like most investors, you were only tracking ‘The Market’ meaning the S&P 500 or the Dow (both up a point or more) you would have concluded it was a great week. However, a closer look reveals that aside from these popular benchmarks,…

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Gray Divorce

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July 12, 2019
Gray Divorce

Image Copyright Ted Grussing Photography – Used with permission What is gray divorce, you ask?  Gray divorce is defined as divorce later in life, usually 50 and over.  Statistics show a growing trend in divorce later in life.  Divorce of couples in the 50-65 age group has nearly doubled since 1990, while those in the age group of…

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Weekly Snippet

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July 12, 2019
Weekly Snippet

Last Week… …Asset classes trended up and down almost exactly opposite from the previous week. U.S. equities were all up from the previously week, from 1.18% to over 3%.  Growth outpaced Value in large companies while Growth and Value had very similar growth from the previous week in small and mid-size companies.  U.S. AND Global…

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Weekly Snippet

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July 5, 2019
Weekly Snippet

Last Week… …Most of our benchmarks continued their upward march. Although the Dow and S&P fell back last week, it was not much to write home about, at only -0.52% and -0.33% respectively. All Growth and Value funds gained some momentum last week, excluding Large Caps which only went back a ½ % or less….

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