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Your emergency cash fund is as important as your retirement funds

The partial government shutdown could result in 800,000 federal workers across the county missing a paycheck on January 11th. And if the shutdown continues to drag on, it’s possible that these workers won’t receive another paycheck...

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A record-setting year for stocks, but one investors would rather forget

As we reflect on 2018, it is tempting to sugarcoat the year by simply reporting that it was a record-setting year for stocks – because so many investors would rather quickly forget the end results.

So here are the end resul...

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Is the flattening yield curve telling us a recession is around the corner?

Suddenly everyone is talking about the yield curve: Barron’s, Bloomberg, CNBC, and The Wall Street Journal.

Given all the attention it has gotten in recent months, most everyone seems to know that the bond market’s yield...

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Millennials are the first generation of workers to fully benefit from improvements made to retirement plans over the last decade, including the introduction of automatic features, and these improvements are reflected in their retirement savings habits and attitudes, the results of a survey conducted...

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Does this fast-growing industry fit within financial planning? It’s complicated.

Notwithstanding the pros and cons of medical marijuana, the legalization of cannabis for recreational use may be hazardous to your wealth. And then again, maybe it will help you reach new (investment) highs.

Still...

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2018 is shaping up to be a record year for stock buybacks

Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway recently announced that for the first time since 2012, they would be “buying back” their own stock.

In reporting its quarterly results to Wall Street, Berkshire reported almost $1 billion in share buyba...

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