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To Make Golfing More Affordable in Retirement, Consider a Golfing Community

To Make Golfing More Affordable in Retirement, Consider a Golfing Community

To Make Golfing More Affordable in Retirement, Consider a Golfing Community For active seniors with a passion for playing golf, there are many golfing retirement communities located across the United States to consider as your primary retirement residence. Imagine living surrounded by beautifully-maintained green-grass vistas, just a short walk away from your community clubhouse. Picture…

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Struggling with the Unknown

    In this week’s recap: Coronavirus continues to drive the markets, even as bankers and health professionals take decisive steps to stem the tide. Weekly Economic Update     THE WEEK ON WALL STREET The stock market suffered through another volatile week as it wrestled with the health and economic fallout of the domestic…

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Markets Grapple with Uncertainty

In this week’s recap: Continuing concerns over COVID-19, aided by cuts in oil production overseas, contributed to continued market volatility. Weekly Economic Update THE WEEK ON WALL STREET Markets remained exceptionally volatile, buffeted by the spreading impact of coronavirus, uncertain responses from federal policymakers, and the sudden drop in oil prices. The Dow Jones Industrial…

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Understanding Market Downturns

Understanding market downturns For prepared investors, market downturns can represent great opportunity Nearly everywhere you turn, from friends and colleagues to cable news shows, you can find someone with a strong opinion about the financial markets. People will often use specific terms such as correction or bear market to render judgments about the direction of…

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Should You Choose a Fixed or Variable?

Should You Choose a Fixed or Variable? Thinking about your mortgage. Buying a home is the single largest financial commitment most people ever make. And sorting through mortgages involves a lot of critical choices. One of these is choosing between a fixed- or variable-interest-rate mortgage.   True to its name, fixed-rate mortgage interest is fixed…

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Making Sense of a Home Warranty

Making Sense of a Home Warranty Are you covered for that?    As a consumer, when you purchase an expensive item, like a car or refrigerator, you expect to receive a warranty that the manufacturer will repair or replace that product if it breaks down. A warranty makes sense for big-ticket purchases, but what about…

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A Wild Trading Week

In this week’s recap: U.S. stocks finish higher after a wild trading week; the Federal Reserve cuts short-term interest rates; Treasury yields decline; the latest jobs report out of Washington shows no falloff for hiring. Weekly Economic Update   THE WEEK ON WALL STREET Heightened coronavirus fears, falling yields, and Super Tuesday primary results sent…

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Tax Deductions Which Can Free Up More Money For Golf

  Tax Deductions Which Can Free Up More Money For Golf By Allan Duncan Tax season is almost upon us, and our minds are on the green—both our money and how we can get another round of golf in. There are still some tax breaks available that directly relate to our sport, as well as…

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Fewer Home Sales, But More Building Permits

In this week’s recap: Wall Street grapples with coronavirus unknowns; new Federal Reserve meeting minutes appear; existing home sales retreat; the price of gold climbs. Weekly Economic Update   THE WEEK ON WALL STREET Traders paid close attention to coronavirus developments and earnings last week, while wondering how the former might eventually impact the latter.…