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X is for e”X”actly what is a Stock Market Index?

An index is a selection of securities that help provide a glimpse into the broader market. For example, its calculation is based on prices of a collection of similar stocks; this helps give a general idea of how the market is performing in this particular market or segment.  When you hear the market is up […]

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W is for Why “Worry” About Your Money

Money may be a thing of constant worry in many of our lives. Usually, money dictates how we live our lives: what we eat, what we drive, what we wear and where we live, etc. It’s okay to think often about money and how it affects your life. But, when the worry turns into an […]

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Risk vs. Volatility

R is for Risk vs. Volatility

Let’s take a look: What do volatility and risk mean in terms of your investments? Volatility – is when trading prices for a given security or market index fluctuate  up or down, indicating uncertainty or risk in the amount of change in a security’s value. In other words,  securities may go up and down in […]

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Giddy to Glum

G is for Going from Giddy to Glum

Congratulations! You got your college degree; this is something to be giddy about. After all you spent four years or more of your life working hard to achieve this goal. You should be happy and proud! So don’t let the fact that a year later, you haven’t already found the perfect career make you glum. […]

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C is for Choose to Challenge your Comfort Zone

“Dare to learn, to be different, to set your goals, to move out of your comfort zone, to be persistent.” ~ Unknown Your comfort zone is a space that provides you with a feeling of safety. It’s where you seek patterns of the familiar and try your best to exclude anything uncomfortable. Staying in your […]

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B is for the Bitcoin Buzz will it Boom or Burst?

The boom of the Bitcoin has opened the door to the world’s first decentralized money and crypto-currencies. Like any currency, bitcoins can be exchanged for goods and services but unlike conventional currencies there is no physical place of exchange, there is a virtual exchange…the internet. Some say that something great has begun – an era […]

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T is for Tax Mistakes You Should Avoid

There is no doubt our tax laws can be complicated. The continued expansion of our tax code, along with its complexity, helps to create a playground for common mistakes. Making one of these mistakes, no matter how small, may result in underpayment, overpayment or delays on your refund. Let’s go over some of the most common […]

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AZ Asks Advisor Views

Advisor Views A feature from Ann Zuraw, Zuraw Financial Advisors,   LLC. Advisor Views offers timely investment news and market updates designed to keep you informed, while        enhancing your overall investment experience. Human Capital: Don’t Overlook this Important Asset Class  When considering asset classes, most investors think of things such as stocks and bonds, commodities or real estate. Each […]

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S is for a Successful Financial Future

S is for a Successful Financial Future

One of the most important lessons when planning for a successful financial future is finding a way to control your money instead of letting it control you. Success is about your choices, priorities, values and the development of healthy financial habits. The following tips may help lead you to financial comfort, contentment and a valued […]

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