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Monday
Aug072017

Stocks Step Up

Indices closed in the green zone on Monday. The Dow and S&P 500 ticked up to record level highs. Brands such as Apple, Boeing, and Caterpillar stepped up in the wake of favorable earnings reports.

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Friday
Aug042017

Another New Record Level for the Dow

Indices traded in green territory on Friday. The Dow closed at a new record level for the eighth straight session. Stocks stepped up on better-than-expected employment numbers for July.

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Friday
Aug042017

Profitable Businesses have an Opportunity to Optimize Tax Situation for 2017

In today's Marietta Daily Journal: Per Bil Lako, CFP®, small businesses can make moves to minimize their tax situation for 2017. Read the Article

Friday
Aug042017

QuickBooks Tip: Receiving Payments in QuickBooks Online

The checks have come in! QuickBooks offers several ways to keep your accounts receivable organized. We explain in this QuickBooks Tip.

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Thursday
Aug032017

Social Security and Medicare Trustees Reports: Financial Challenges Continue

Latest reports indicate both the Social Security and Medicare Trust Funds still face financial challenges. Read more in this week's Insurance Tip.

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Wednesday
Aug022017

Are You Ignoring the Household Employee Payroll Rules?

If you hire a domestic worker to provide services in your home, you may have a tax liability that you don’t know about. Read all about it in this week's Tax Tip.

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Tuesday
Aug012017

Kickstart Your College Fund with a 529 Plan

529 Plans are made specifically for college savings. You can contribute a lot, and there are tax benefits too! Learn more in this week's Financial Tip.

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Friday
Jul282017

Mixed Moves

Indices closed out with mixed moves on Friday. The Dow traded to a new record high while the S&P 500 and Nasdaq shed some points. Brands such as Amazon.com and Starbucks retreated following the release of quarterly results.

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Friday
Jul282017

Small Businesses can Tailor a Retirement Plan to their Needs

In today’s Marietta Daily Journal, Bil Lako, CFP®, explains what small-business owners need to consider when developing a retirement plan. Read the Article

Friday
Jul282017

Business Valuation: How Should You Translate Market Data?

Analysts rely on market data from both private and public companies to determine the value of companies. We explain in this week's Business Tip.

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Thursday
Jul272017

The Health-Wealth Connection

There is a clear connection between health and wealth; therefore, you need to develop plans to manage both. Learn more in this week's Insurance Tip.

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Wednesday
Jul262017

Stocks Step Up

Indices ended trading in the gains zone on Wednesday. The Dow closed at a new record level. Companies such as Boeing and Coca-Cola ticked up after reporting better-than-expected quarterly figures.

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Wednesday
Jul262017

Consequences of Filing Married Separate

The tax code is laced with restrictions so that a married couple cannot benefit by filing Married Filing Separately. We explain in this week's Tax Tip.

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Tuesday
Jul252017

Brands Rise on Earnings Data

Indices traded into green territory on Tuesday. The S&P 500 closed at a new record level. Brands such as Caterpillar, McDonald's, and General Motors stepped up following the release of earnings details.

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Tuesday
Jul252017

Working in Retirement: What You Need to Know

Before you get a part-time job to supplement your income during your retirement years, there are points to consider. Read all about it in this week's Financial Tip.

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Monday
Jul242017

Mixed Session, New Nasdaq Record

Indices closed out mixed on Monday. The Dow and S&P 500 ended in the red zone while the Nasdaq traded up to an all-time high. Alphabet posted quarterly data after the closing bell.

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Friday
Jul212017

Red Session

Indices ended the session in red territory on Friday. General Electric shed 2.92% following news of a lowered outlook.

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Friday
Jul212017

Unwinding Quantitative Easing for the Average Investor

In today's Marietta Daily Journal, Bil Lako, CFP®, explains how the Fed will reduce their balance sheet and the effect on the economy. Read the Article

Friday
Jul212017

How An Accounting Pro Can Help Your Small Business Boom

An accounting professional who can leverage their years of experience to your company’s advantage is a good idea. Learn more in this week's Business Tip.

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Thursday
Jul202017

Mixed Moves

Indices ended trading with mixed moves on Thursday. The Dow and S&P 500 shed some points while the Nasdaq hit another record high. Microsoft reported favorable quarterly details after the closing bell.

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