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Friday’s Financial Update 7-21-2017

Financial Friday

MICHELLE SMALENBERGER, CFP® No news is good news?  This is a common phrase you may hear or even tell yourself when you “want” to hear it.  Today the market ended down slightly.  The news of the day to cause this was the hiring of Anthony Scaramucci as President Trump’s new communications director and the resignation…

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Friday’s Financial Update 7-14-2017

Financial Friday

MICHELLE SMALENBERGER, CFP® As this week took the market up to new highs, it is important to be reminded of investing disciplines that should be in place for your portfolio.  Before quarterly earnings hit full steam, this is a great time to review for anything that should be added or changes that should be made.…

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Alternatives Are Not Just
Miscellaneous Investments

Alternatives Performance - 5

MICHELLE SMALENBERGER, CFP® With this week’s events we are reminded again that it is important to pay attention to every investment in our portfolio, not just the current winners that are outperforming. The market just absorbed the 4th Fed rate hike announced on Wednesday.  We got another quarter point increase in interest rates by the…

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