Is Now A Good Time to Invest?

It’s become apparent that we’re living in abnormal times. Some folks have asked us if a downturn in the market might represent a good time to invest. It’s a fair question and one that’s definitely NOT one-size-fits-all. The changing economy represents different things to different households, and as such, we recommend that you consult a

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What To Do When the Market Plunges

Libertyville, IL investors – and anyone looking at the news, for that matter – have seen rapidly falling markets over the last several weeks. Fears over the worldwide spread of the coronavirus have sent broad indexes such as the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) and the S&P 500 into bear market territory, defined as a

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CONQUER “FINANCIAL STACKING”

In a recent editorial for the National Endowment for Financial Education (NEFE), Brent Neiser commented on “Financial Stacking: A Modern American Burden.” He wrote:   Myriad choices, opportunities, and expectations generated by the financial services industry, media, advertisements, experts, employers—and even family and friends—create an amassment of jumbled priorities that often leads to inaction, frustration,

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DON’T FALL ASLEEP AT THE WHEEL (OF LIFE)

We’ve all heard of (or experienced) the “annual review.” Especially common in corporate environments, this review typically goes over the following: What you did at work for the past year How well you attained goals set for you throughout the past year Feedback on your performance What you hope to accomplish in the coming year

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