The Retirement Planning Gem

The Retirement Planning Gem Have you heard of the Health Savings Account (HSA)? Or as I like to call it, the retirement planning gem. This is NOT the Flex Savings Account (FSA) that is use it or lose it! The use it or KEEP it account! This is the use it or KEEP it account…
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Timing the Market

Timing the Market Why is it that many investors feel the urge to time the stock market? Consider the following… Since 1950, stocks have been in a bull market 83% of the time – despite all the crises and declines.1 You would think investors would be happy with that kind of result. But that isn’t…
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Stock Market Returns Are NOT What You Think

Stock Market Returns Are NOT What You Think What would you guess is the S&P 500 average annualized return from January 1, 2000 to January 1, 2020? Would you think 9%? Maybe 10%? Heard 12% on the radio? Maybe you heard 12% on the radio? Reality is much more sobering: 6.2% average annualized return for…
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The Magnificence of Diversification

The Magnificence of Diversification Diversification is often defined as “Don’t put all your eggs in one basket.” It’s something we do to reduce volatility and manage risk. But there is another reason to diversify. We diversify in an attempt to increase the return on our investments. Diversification provides opportunity for investors to both reduce risk…
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Bank Failures Are More Common Than You Think

Bank Failures Are More Common Than You Think Check out this link to learn more about the almost 600 bank failures in the past 23 years! Bank failures are more common than you think and you can use this link below to review on your own. Check Out This FDIC Link You can learn more…
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The Virtue of Slowing Down

The Virtue of Slowing Down Time is an interesting dimension. It is a fixed measurement, yet our perception of time varies greatly depending on what we are doing. It has been said that the longest eight seconds in life is riding a bull. I never rode a bull and have no interest in testing that…
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How to Make Money In Stocks

How to Make Money In Stocks This is how you make money in stocks! Hint: It actually starts with cash. 🙂 Cash is the Key Learn how holding cash enables you to make higher stock market returns over time. Thank You Thank you for watching and I hope you have a blessed day! – Kaleb…
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The Advantages of Low Expectations

The Advantages of Low Expectations We all want desirable outcomes – those outcomes that bring us happiness, peace, and prosperity. Because we desire such outcomes, we may go into situations having high expectations. But it may be more beneficial to temper our expectations if we want to experience greater contentment in life. Disappointment & Contentment…
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Remember This During Market Declines

Remember This During Market Declines Are you thinking it’s time to take excess risk since your investments are declining or sideways? We’d say, “Remember This During Market Declines” to help frame correct perspective. Impatient or antsy? Are you getting impatient and antsy with your investments? Focusing on truth Instead, realize the TRUTH of what really…
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What if You Got a Glimpse of the Market’s Future?

What if You Got a Glimpse of the Market’s Future? Let’s say your friend came back from the future and shared a glimpse of stock market performance. He said that 3 months from now the stock market will be lower. He didn’t elaborate but hearing that the market would be lower got you concerned. You…
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