The Unending Brexit Drama

Has any political referendum led to more consternation and hand wringing than Brexit? Nearly three and a half years after the United Kingdom voted to usher in a new epoch in European history, we still do not have a clear...
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Planned Giving Goes Further

There are many ways that we support our favorite charitable causes. However, one of the most beneficial ways to support a favorite charity now and into perpetuity is through planned giving. While almost any larger nonprofit organization has an active planned giving program, it may come as a surprise that many smaller nonprofits are also eager to work with their donors on planned giving options.

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Why Financial Literacy is Important

Being financially literate in today’s economic climate is more important than ever. Understanding finances can help you make better money management decisions, budget your money properly, adequately save for college, and be financially prepared for retirement. While it may sound daunting, financial literacy starts with a budget. Today, only one third of Americans have a budget that they actively use when making financial decisions, although 75% of Americans believe you should have a budget.

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ESG Entering the Mainstream

Funds that focus on environmental, social, and governance (ESG) advancement attracted about $8.9 billion worth of net inflows during the first six months of the year, according to data from Morningstar. That is more than a...
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September Monthly Recap

September lived up to its reputation of being one of the most eventful months of the year, from both a monetary policy and geopolitical headlines perspective. Political discord, trade rhetoric, and the Federal Reserve’s (the Fed) policy comments on...
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The Key to Dividend-Paying Stocks

Investors traditionally have had an appetite for yield. Sitting back and collecting a quarterly payment from doing nothing more than making an initial investment is attractive, especially to retirees or those depending on a consistent stream of cash flow. Dividend investing not only offers a...
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