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Gradual Retirement

Gradual Retirement Not everyone retires the same way – or at the same pace.    Are you in a hurry to retire? Not everyone is rushing to that particular finish line. According to the 2018 retirement survey from the Transamerica Center for Retirement Studies, which gauges the outlook of American workers, 56% of those who…

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No, That Is Not the I.R.S. Calling

No, That Is Not the I.R.S. Calling Watch out for crooks impersonating I.R.S. agents (and financial industry professionals).       Do you know how the Internal Revenue Service contacts taxpayers to resolve a problem? The first step is almost always to send a letter through the U.S. Postal Service to the taxpayer.1   It is…

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Weekly Update- Stocks Post Solid Gains

In this week’s recap: the Dow, S&P, and Nasdaq all advance more than 2% in five trading sessions, while investors review tame inflation data and wait for further news in U.S.-China trade negotiations. Weekly Economic Update   THE WEEK ON WALL STREET The big story last week was the sudden grounding of Boeing 737 Max…

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Weekly Update: Stocks Lose Momentum

In this week’s recap: a disappointing jobs report and a downgrade of the 2019 growth forecast for Europe give Wall Street pause. Weekly Economic Update   THE WEEK ON WALL STREET As in February, investors spent most of the first full trading week of March hoping for new details in U.S.-China trade negotiations. While they…

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Atlanta, here are some Long-Term Investing Truths

Long-Term Investing Truths Key lessons for retirement savers.   You learn lessons as you invest in pursuit of long-run goals. Some of these lessons are conveyed and reinforced when you begin saving for retirement, and others, you glean along the way.     First and foremost, you learn to shut out much of the “noise.” News…

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