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Your Emergency Fund: How Much is Enough?

Your Emergency Fund: How Much is Enough? An emergency fund may help alleviate the stress associated with a financial crisis.      Have you ever had one of those months? The water heater stops heating, the dishwasher stops washing, and your family ends up on a first-name basis with the nurse at urgent care. Then,…

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Pending Trade Talks Bolster Markets

In this week’s recap: the three Wall Street benchmarks advance as investors respond to newly scheduled U.S.-China trade talks and see a silver lining in the latest employment and manufacturing data. Weekly Economic Update     THE WEEK ON WALL STREET Stocks rose last week, with help from two developments: the announcement of further U.S.-China…

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Weekly Update: Growth in the Second Quarter

In this week’s recap: stocks rise, data shows economic growth slowing from the first quarter, and the stage is set for further U.S.-China trade discussions. Weekly Economic Update     THE WEEK ON WALL STREET Last week, investors assessed earnings and the initial estimate of second-quarter economic growth, while awaiting the Federal Reserve’s next announcement…

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Weekly Update: Historic Peaks- What is in store for Atlanta?

In this week’s recap: the S&P 500 and Dow Jones Industrial Average close at historic peaks after bulls consider Capitol Hill testimony from Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell; tame inflation persists. Weekly Economic Update     THE WEEK ON WALL STREET Friday, the S&P 500 settled above 3,000 for the first time, after rising 0.78%…

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The Cost of Procrastination

The Cost of Procrastination Don’t let procrastination keep you from pursuing your financial goals. Some of us share a common experience. You’re driving along when a police cruiser pulls up behind you with its lights flashing. You pull over, the officer gets out, and your heart drops.   “Are you aware the registration on your…

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