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5 Mistakes People Make in a Recession and How to Avoid Them

There’s no getting around it – recessions are stressful. The 2020 COVID-19 pandemic is just the most recent reminder. Recessions bring volatility, uncertainty, anxiety and the urge to act – do something, anything, to make sure I’m safe. This is often where people make mistakes. Here are a few common ones we see and how to avoid them so you’re ready the next time around.

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Medicare – The What, When & How when Turning 65

Turning 65? Medicare can be a daunting topic, but this guide should help understand your options and build your plan to successfully enroll!

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Is Your Home an Investment?

“Why are you throwing away money on rent when you could own?” Have you ever heard this? Its core assertion is that renting a home is an expense while owning a home is an investment. For most homeowners, however, this is unlikely to be the case.

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Why This Isn’t the Next Great Depression

We don’t see this as the next Great Depression. Why? Well, historically, major economic downturns have different causes, but one common thread separates the Great Depression from each subsequent recession and recovery.

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PPP vs EIDL – Which CARES Act Program is Right for Me?

The CARES Act provides a wide range of support to struggling small businesses. But which program is right for you? Here’s a guide to help navigate your options.

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