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Which Type of IRA Is Right for You?

Individual retirement accounts, also known as IRAs, are widely popular retirement savings vehicles. According to a 2013 study from the Employee Benefit Research Institute, Americans own a collective 25 million individual retirement accounts. Those IRAs hold nearly $2.5 trillion in… Read More »

Weekly Economic Update 8/21/17

RETAIL SALES RISE IMPRESSIVELY In July, they were up 0.6% – the largest monthly increase seen so far in 2017. This gain suggests the economy has gathered momentum in the third quarter. Core retail sales (which do not include food,… Read More »

Weekly Economic Update 8/14/17

TAME INFLATION PERSISTS Can the Federal Reserve justify another interest rate hike in the second half of 2017? Given weak inflation pressure, maybe not. The central bank has set a 2% yearly inflation target, but the Consumer Price Index rose… Read More »

3 Questions to Ask About Your Life Insurance

Are you in the market for term life insurance? Or do you currently own term life insurance but are wondering whether a permanent policy may be a better strategy? Term life insurance is a popular and effective way to manage… Read More »