Strategic vs. Tactical Investing   How do these investment approaches differ?     Ever heard the term “strategic investing”? How about “tactical investing”? At a glance, you might assume that both these phrases describe a similar investment approach.   While each approach involves the periodic adjustment of a portfolio and holding portfolio assets in varied…

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Conquering Retirement Challenges for Women   Looking ahead can help you conquer these unique obstacles.     When it comes to retirement, some women face obstacles that can make saving for retirement a challenge. Women typically earn less than their male counterparts and often take time out of the workforce to care for children or…

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In this week’s recap: Stocks Reached New Highs, erasing steep losses from February and March. Weekly Economic Update   THE WEEK ON WALL STREET Stocks powered to another week of gains as the S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite set multiple new record highs along the way. The Dow Jones Industrial Average was essentially unchanged while…

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Making Decisions About Life Insurance Life insurance choices can be confusing.   Man is Mortal. That makes life insurance a little unique and interesting, doesn’t it? We purchase things like health insurance, car insurance and home insurance, then hope we never have a need to use them. Life insurance is different because it’s a widely…

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Taking Charge of Your Financial Life Delegating responsibilities to others may lead to problems down the road.   When you are putting together a household, it isn’t unusual to delegate responsibilities. One spouse or partner may take on the laundry, while another takes on the shopping. You might also decide which one of you vacuums…

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