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Fill Up Those Bathtubs With Oil!

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Monday witnessed one of the craziest events we’ve ever seen in financial markets. The price of crude oil dropped below zero, meaning that people would PAY you to “buy” oil. There’s actually a good reason why the price of oil can be negative, but there’s also a larger takeaway about how bad economic conditions are…

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Cash Savings Rates: Back to Zero

Fee Only Financial Advisor Deer Park Barrington Cash Savings Rates Back To Zero

Keeping cash in savings accounts for emergencies and other cash needs is a bedrock of sound personal financial planning. But there’s a trade-off: earning lower returns.  As we assess the post-COVID landscape, we turn our attention to the outlook for cash savings rates. Unfortunately, the potential to earn decent interest rates on our cash isn’t…

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Where Do We Go From Here? Coronavirus Update

Where Do We Go From Here? Coronavirus Update fee only financial advisor deer park barrington chicago draft

A lot is happening in response to the spread of the coronavirus. As you all know, many of us are in lock-down, working from home and hoping that these actions help “flatten the curve” on the spread of the virus. The Response We are less than one month into stay-at-home orders and school shutdowns, but…

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