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[Video] Hits & Misses, Goals In Your Life

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STEPHEN SMALENBERGER, EA® [Video] Hits & Misses, Goals In Your Life The last time we had family over, we pulled out some old games we had saved when we were kids.  One in particular is Battleship. It is a really fun game where you and your opponent try to find and sink each other’s five…

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What A Difference A Day Makes

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What A Difference A Day Makes This last week brought many news headlines.  One day in particular, Thursday, Nov. 3rd, brought many of those headlines.  Let’s look into these stories to understand how our portfolios will be affected. Fed Governor Jerome Powell nominated as Federal Reserve Chair Mr. Powell is expected to largely follow in…

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[Video] Complete Your RMD’s

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What are RMD’s and how can you make sure they are complete? Another item on your year-end checklist is making sure that your required minimum distributions are completed.  There can be a variety of different types of accounts that this affects so we really want to make sure that we don’t forget about something.  This…

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