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Bear Markets Come and Go

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Don't lose sleep over market volatility. There have been 10 bear markets since 1950, and the market has eventually recovered every time.…

Does Inversion = Recession? Does it Matter?

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Are we in a recession? Are we heading for a recession? Should we go to cash because of the recession? Let's clear this up.…

Will the Holiday Shopping Season be Enough to Stop the Markets from Falling and Turn the Momentum?

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Will this holiday shopping season be enough to beat the bear? Early data suggests that may very well be the case.…

Can Tax-loss Harvesting Help You Save on Taxes?

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How do you harvest losses, and could it save you money? Here are a few things to consider.…

What Do These Big Drops in the Market Mean for You?

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The last few weeks or so have been a little unsettling for many investors. How worried should you be?…

Will This Win Streak be SNAPped?

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Just how unusual have the last few months in the market really been? We dug up some statistics to give perspective.…

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Brexit Backwash

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The UK has voted to remove itself from the European Union. How we react to events like this are what differentiate traders from investors.…

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Complexity, Simplified: Inter-sowing Seeds of Financial Wisdom

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Wisdom can be universal--from farming to financial investments. So when working for growth in fluctuating markets, amend your soil with expert advice.…

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Anticipating the Fed

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Will the Fed raise rates? Should they? And what happens to the market if they do or don’t?…

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Memo

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As we continue to live through the increased volatility in the financial markets, it’s a natural reaction to question how this may impact our own individual wealth.…

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Risk vs Reward

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The S&P 500 saw huge returns in 2014, but most portfolios didn t echo those gains. Would the investment risk have been worth the reward?…

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Retirement Essentials

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Your retirement planning Holy Grail: To determine an ideal withdrawal rate. But with inflation and myriad variables, you may need a guiding light.…

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Recent Equity Market Volatility

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Here at FNA, we have been anticipating a pullback in the markets for the last two quarters. Now that we are living it, I would like to answer a pair of questions that are likely on many of your minds.…