Money Advice

3 skills you need to master an amazing family budget

Posted by The Simply Money Team on Oct 18, 2017 3:17:02 PM

Budgeting doesn’t have to leave you feeling restricted. It should be a tool you use to stay on track toward your financial goals. It’s a key part of your personalized financial plan. It helps you see your progress.

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Topics: Budgeting

U.S. economy reports strong bill of health

Posted by The Simply Money Advisors Team on Oct 16, 2017 2:30:17 PM

The latest economic data showed us what we at Simply Money Advisors already knew and have been telling you: the U.S. economy is healthy.

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Topics: Economy, Federal Reserve

How to build wealth without winning the lottery

Posted by The Simply Money Advisors Team on Oct 11, 2017 4:17:48 PM

Did you recently win the lottery? Or maybe recently inherited millions of dollars from your second aunt once removed?

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Topics: Financial Planning

P&G wins proxy fight - for now

Posted by The Simply Money Advisors Team on Oct 10, 2017 1:24:20 PM

Many Procter & Gamble shareholders may be breathing a sigh of relief as ‘activist investor’ Nelson Peltz was not elected onto the company’s Executive Board today.

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Topics: P&G

Cincinnati anticipates outcome of P&G’s boardroom battle

Posted by The Simply Money Advisors Team on Oct 9, 2017 3:10:22 PM

It's no surprise that Hurricanes Harvey and Irma caused the September jobs report to come in well short of expectations. Prior to September, the U.S. economy has averaged 172,000 new employees per month over the past 12 months.

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Topics: Economy

Don't put all your (investment) eggs in one basket

Posted by The Simply Money Advisors Team on Oct 4, 2017 12:24:09 PM

Diversify, diversify, diversify! How often have you heard that? If you've ever sought out financial advice, this term was probably used.

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Topics: Investing

Lower tax rates could boost corporate profits in 2018

Posted by The Simply Money Advisors Team on Oct 2, 2017 12:36:31 PM

President Donald Trump unveiled key parts of his tax reform proposal last week as he looks to secure his first major legislative win. He is looking to reduce the number of tax brackets for individuals from seven to three, double the standard deduction for households, and reduce the top corporate tax rate to 20% from 35%.

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Topics: Economy, Taxes

Is Social Security doomed?

Posted by The Simply Money Advisors Team on Sep 27, 2017 2:59:25 PM

Did you know 51% of non-retirees in America believe they won’t receive Social Security benefits, according to a new Gallup survey?

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Topics: Social Security

P&G's proxy fight, explained

Posted by The Simply Money Advisors Team on Sep 26, 2017 12:03:00 PM

Have you heard, P&G is currently facing a ‘proxy’ fight? All the information surrounding this topic may be confusing, so Simply Money Advisors wants to help simplify what’s going on so you can better understand what’s at stake, and, if you’re a P&G shareholder, to help you make an educated vote. 

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Topics: Investing

No surprises from Fed; tax reform up next

Posted by The Simply Money Advisors Team on Sep 25, 2017 4:21:30 PM

There were no surprises from the Federal Reserve (Fed), our nation’s central bank, at its September meeting last week. The Fed decided to leave short-term interest rates (the Federal Funds rate) unchanged. It also announced it would begin to reduce the amount of bonds it owns. You may have heard this referred to as ‘reducing its balance sheet.’

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Topics: Economy, Taxes, Federal Reserve


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