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Timing the Market

Sacrificing long-term gains with a short-term mindset Today, I want to discuss timing the market.Market timing is the strategy of making buying or selling decisions by attempting to predict future market price movements. Common wisdom today tells us that timing the market doesn’t work. As hard as investors may try, earning massive profits […]
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Comparing Active and Passive Investment Strategies

Finding The Right Investment Strategy   Today I want to talk about the differences between passive and active investment management strategies.  A Passive investment strategy is designed to maximize returns by minimizing buying and selling.  Investing in the S&P 500 index is one common passive investment strategy, where an investor […]
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Reviewing the Correlation Between U.S. Elections & Stock Market Gains

Presidential Elections and the U.S. Stock Markets Politics, economics, and financial markets are often intertwined in investors’ minds, with the notion that the political landscape highly correlates to the future of financial markets. The U.S. stock market has been analyzed, researched, and studied for over one hundred years by many […]
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Preparing for Retirement as a Couple

It may seem obvious that preparing for retirement as a couple is a good idea, but you’d be surprised at how easy it is to miss key components. If you have a spouse or partner that you’ll be spending retirement with, you’re going to need to do a lot of […]
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Social Security Scams

Today I want to talk about how to avoid Social Security scams.  Safe Harbor is not affiliated with or endorsed by the Social Security Administration or any government agency, but it’s an important and timely topic that everyone should be aware of today.  Unfortunately, Americans lost almost $153 million to […]
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How knowing the Social Security rules is valuable

Social Security is vital for many Americans. A recent article suggested that Social Security is keeping nearly 15 million retirees out of poverty.1 Beyond that, millions more rely on the program to supplement their income and protect their quality of life during retirement. No matter what role you expect Social […]
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Steps to get your financial life in order

We all want to feel like our lives are in order, and that is especially apparent when things like the coronavirus show us how little we can control. One thing you can control, however, is improving your financial situation. That was the subject of a recent article on thebalance.com.1  The […]
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