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Don’t Throw Away that Statement!

Finding how much your investments really cost can be difficult, but not impossible. You can scour your statements for fees, look up your funds on Morningstar, or ask your adviser. 401(k) plans though have been among the least transparent investment vehicles and often believed to be a free service from your employer (they’re not). New […]

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Pigs Get Fat, Hogs Get Slaughtered

Pigs get fat, hogs get slaughtered- so goes the old saying, and something our furry friend Dutch learned recently.  Not literally of course.  Besides enjoying bones, Dutch also likes shoes.  High heels are his favorite; he ventures into sandals occasionally- mine of course.  He likes to hide under our bed and find a shoe to […]

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Make Your Money Work for You or Save the World – Why Choose?

I’m a big believer in helping people and in safety nets.  I am.  And certainly with so many still struggling in our country more needs to be done.  But I don’t think turning that job over to the government (our wasteful, bloated government) is the best way to go.  I believe much of that job […]

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