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April 2018 Newsletter

April 26, 2018

APRIL 2018 AROUND THE OFFICE Our own Austin Eddy went walking with “Bull” for a good cause. INTO THE ESCAPE ROOM Why people of all ages are choosing to “escape” for a fun night out.  PROCRASTINATION DOES NOT PAY Saving too little for retirement today may lead to financial stress tomorrow. ARE HEALTH TRACKERS TRULY ACCURATE?…

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Traveling on a Fixed Income

April 23, 2018

Oh, the places you’ll go! Renowned author Dr. Seuss wrote a children’s book in 1990 that has become a popular graduation gift for young adults. Part of its message:1 “You’re off to Great Places! Today is your day! Your mountain is waiting. So … get on your way!” Perhaps for some people, the time to…

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Digital Tools for Tax Season

April 16, 2018

Tax season is upon us. According to the IRS, about 90 percent of taxpayers now file their taxes electronically. The agency touts the service as more accurate, convenient and secure than paper claims, and people usually receive their tax refunds faster. The IRS offers free tax filing assistance to filers who earn $54,000 a year…

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Women’s Issues and Retirement

April 9, 2018

In 2017, women organized and made headway toward real change, making it a hallmark year for women’s issues. The year started with the Women’s March in January and ended with the #MeToo movement spreading across the globe.1 In addition, record numbers of women considered running for public office.2 The thing is, many of the factors…

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The Cost of Health Care

April 2, 2018

Americans spend a lot on health care. In 2016, national health expenditures grew 4.3 percent to $3.3 trillion, which amounts to $10,348 per person.1 It’s interesting that you’ll find few people who say our health care system is fine as is, and medical services, facilities, drugs and equipment are all reasonably priced. However, there is…

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Green Innovation and Investors

March 26, 2018

President Trump may have announced his intention to drop the U.S. from the Paris Agreement last June,1 but that didn’t stop commerce from pressing on with “green” innovation. Drawing from lessons learned from the emerging renewable energy industry, many global corporations have found there is money to be made by saving the world from pollutants.…

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How Losing Sleep Could Translate to a Loss of Money

March 26, 2018

Some teenagers seem to sleep a lot. As parents and grandparents, we can find this rather aggravating. But the fact is, as we get older, our sleep patterns may change, and our sleep can be less restful.1 Perhaps it’s a good idea to let young people sleep in peace while they still can. Scientists say…

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The Impact of Income Inequality

March 5, 2018

As it turns out, income inequality can be an issue for all society, not just the poor. A new study of high-earning clients of a bank’s wealth management unit tracked the fortunes of male and female young adults to learn how income inequity would impact their lives. The assumptions had both genders starting out in…

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February 2018 Newsletter

February 26, 2018

FEBRUARY 2018 AROUND THE OFFICE Recap of the Prism of Possibilities 2018 FINDING FOCUS IN THE FRENETIC Tips to help you work more calmly & efficiently in 2018 WHICH DEBTS SHOULD YOU PAY DOWN FIRST? High-dollar or high-interest? Why high-interest may be the best choice. THE PLANE TRUTH ABOUT SLEEPING ON FLIGHTS Tips for getting…

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Innovation Around the World

February 26, 2018

Digital music service Spotify and the popular electronic games Minecraft and Candy Crush Saga all originated in Sweden. The country is home to some of the world’s largest technology companies and is second only to Silicon Valley for tech giants.1 Sweden provides free health care, free higher education and outstanding infrastructure with the third-fastest internet…

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