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Solid job growth, but tariffs still in the spotlight

Posted by The Simply Money Advisors Team on Aug 6, 2018 4:48:00 PM

The robust job market continues be an important force in the U.S. economy.

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Topics: Economics

Shop tax-free this weekend!

Posted by The Simply Money Advisors Team on Aug 1, 2018 10:52:00 AM

Take just one look inside Tri-State stores and you’ll know right away: it’s officially back-to-school time! And if you have kids going back to school, you know that everything from crayons, markers, notebooks, folders, electronics, and clothes will be eating up your budget this month.

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U.S. growth hits it out of the park

Posted by The Simply Money Advisors Team on Jul 30, 2018 8:43:00 AM

The U.S. economy surged 4.1% from April through June, which was its fastest pace since late 2014. The growth was driven by spending by you (the consumer), business spending, and an increase in exports.

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Topics: Economics

Why you're saving too much in your 401(k)

Posted by The Simply Money Advisors Team on Jul 25, 2018 8:47:00 AM

How much are you saving in your traditional 401(k)? Something like 7% of your paycheck? 10%? More?

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Topics: 401(k)

Stocks ignore tough trade talk, focus on earnings instead

Posted by The Simply Money Advisors Team on Jul 23, 2018 8:54:00 AM

Stocks were steady last week despite the increasingly tough trade talk from President Trump, who threatened to slap tariffs (taxes) on all $505 billion of China’s imported goods.

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Topics: Economics

The U.S./China trade spat shows no signs of letting up

Posted by The Simply Money Advisors Team on Jul 16, 2018 8:58:00 AM

After the U.S. imposed tariffs on $34 billion of Chinese goods on July 6th, China immediately retaliated with tariffs on the same amount of US goods. Because of China's retaliation, the U.S. announced last week, on July 10th, tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods that could go into effect around August 23rd.

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Topics: Economics

Your secret weapon in fighting retirement healthcare costs

Posted by The Simply Money Advisors Team on Jul 11, 2018 9:01:00 AM

What’s your biggest worry about retirement? If it’s healthcare costs, you’re not alone. According to a new survey, more than one-third of respondents ranked medical bills as their most concerning retirement expense.

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Topics: Retirement Planning

Don’t let these 4 ‘financial fireworks’ blow up your retirement!

Posted by The Simply Money Advisors Team on Jul 4, 2018 9:04:00 AM

Happy 4th of July! We hope you’ll be spending today enjoying time with family and friends, grilling out in the backyard, watching the red, white, and blue fireworks light up the night sky over the Tri-State.

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Topics: Retirement Planning

There’s more value to working with a financial advisor than you think

Posted by The Simply Money Advisors Team on Jun 27, 2018 9:06:00 AM

What do you think a financial advisor does?

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Topics: Financial Planning

Are growing recession fears warranted?

Posted by The Simply Money Advisors Team on Jun 25, 2018 9:08:00 AM

Recession fear has been rising over the past few weeks with some investors worried the Federal Reserve, our nation’s central bank, will raise short-term interest rates too quickly, causing the economy to shrink.

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Topics: Economics

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