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Time is our most precious resource and I thank you for allowing me to get a few minutes of your time each week. I hope you find the blog helpful and informative. Send me an email if there is ever a topic you would be interested in learning more about. I will research it and write a future blog about it.

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The Tsunami Of Noise Created By Financial Journalism

Every single day each one of us is inundated and even overwhelmed by the tsunami of noise from financial journalism. Most of it centers around timing of the market, perfect selection of funds. The "experts" say things like "Big correction coming soon!" or "Here's the three next big technology stocks to jumpstart your portfolio." and on and on and on.

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What Is Money?

Do me a favor. Open your wallet and pull out any denomination of American greenback. It can be a Washington, Lincoln or a Jackson. Give it a stare for at least 10 seconds and then describe what you are holding in your hand with only one word.

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What is My Tax Bracket for 2021?

Being "in" a certain tax bracket doesn't mean you pay that federal income tax rate on everything you make. The progressive tax system means that people with higher taxable incomes are subject to higher federal income tax rates, and people with lower taxable incomes are subject to lower federal income tax rates.

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Retirement Boils Down To One Simple Question

If you spent ten minutes reading economic forecasts for 2021, you wasted ten minutes that you will never get back. By the way, time is your most valuable asset. Invest it wisely. Anyway, I re-read some of the 2020 outlooks from several of the most respected and well known forecasters in the financial industry such as Vanguard, Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan, etc. You know what I noticed?

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The Silent Killer Of Your Retirement Plan

High Blood Pressure is often referred to as the silent killer of human beings. It has no obvious symptoms to indicate something is wrong. Many people don't even know they have it. It develops slowly over time and although it can't be cured but it can be managed. Your retirement plan has a similar killer.

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