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The SVB Situation and Your Financial Picture

You’ve likely heard the news that Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) has experienced a financial shock. In a matter of a few short days, Silicon Valley Bank lost its funds and went under. So, let's get into the facts that can help put this event into context. The Series of Events Before interest rates started to [...]

What Does a Rolling Recession Mean for Your Retirement?

What Is Rolling Recession You may have noticed that the economy after the pandemic has been very up and down. And while there has been talk of a possible recession for a few years now, we have yet to completely enter a recession. A recession is traditionally defined as a consistent, widespread downturn in the [...]

Experience The Television Renaissance

Somewhere around 1999 and 2000, television started to change. Sitcoms were still very popular, and weekly dramas were also big, but several shows revolutionized how we think of television. They turned television into a medium for long-form, poetic storytelling. Before Netflix and streaming services pumped out shows as 8-hour binges, the following shows of the [...]

Putting Together the Puzzle Pieces of Retirement Planning

Over the course of your life, you have probably acquired several different retirement accounts, and you have likely considered many kinds of retirement strategies. The key now, if you have recently retired or you are about to retire, is to start putting those different pieces together to form a complete picture of what you have [...]

Traditional (And Unusual) Pets for Retirees

If you are planning on retiring or you have just retired, this might be the perfect time to get a pet! Now that you have more time to focus on the things you want, you may find that you finally have time to take care of a pet. Pets are like companions and hobbies all [...]

Will Your Retirement Savings Be Enough?

Are you unsure of how much money you will need in retirement? This is a very common concern for Americans as they approach retirement age. This blog will give you some tips on how to begin estimating your needs in the future, as well as some tips on how to increase the longevity of your [...]

Cure Your Winter Woes with These Homey Delights

With the holidays over, we are officially approaching the thick of the winter season. This time of year can be difficult, whether it be the bitter cold, lack of daylight, or decrease in social gatherings. But there is one perk that winter brings: comfort food. Comfort food gives rise to a psychologically comfortable and pleasurable [...]

Quick Tips for Filing Your Taxes This Season

Tax season is fast approaching, so you may find yourself with some important tax questions. This article will cover some of the pitfalls of this process to make sure that you get the most out of your taxes this year. Don’t file too early! You may be eager to file your taxes to get your [...]

Make Time to Celebrate Your Retirement

We celebrate many different major life events as we get older—birthdays, weddings, or the birth of children. Something you may want to celebrate is the end of your working years. Now that you’ve worked to set up a great life after working for so long, it can be a great idea to help avoid those [...]

Don’t Underestimate the Importance of Your Mindset Toward Your Finances

The concept of retirement planning is simple. Despite changes in the economy or in life itself, the concept of planning your retirement has remained unchanged. We work, save, retire, and repeat for generations over. But while the concept may be the same, the puzzle has begun to evolve. In other words, individuals and families currently [...]

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