Like Exercise, Long-Term Investing Requires Persistence and Patience

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Dave Rowan, a CFP from Rowan Financial reflects on the parallels between financial and physical wellness. "As a lifelong exerciser, I know how important consistent physical activity is to one's health. And as a financial advisor, I see how this concept parallels the benefits of developing and committing to a long-term investing strategy. " ...

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Where Does the Economy Go from Here?

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Chief Economist Brian Wesbury of First Trust shares his insights on the state of the U.S. economy in this article written by Matthew Jarrell. He cuts through the flak and garbage and looks at things from an objective point of view and not a sensational one. He often talks about the "four pillars ...

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Six Things Every College Graduate Needs to Know About Money

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Just getting started? Beyond the relative safety of college sits the stressful and sometimes messy world of adulthood. Fortunately, your life can be as prosperous as you want it to be - that is, as long as you put in the work and make good decisions when it counts. What lessons are the most important ...

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Big Changes To Social Security

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The Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015, passed by Congress and signed by the President, includes significant changes to Social Security's rules. To quickly summarize the impact (text courtesy of Dr. Laurence Kotlikoff, Professor of Economics at Boston University, and author of the online tool Maximize My Social Security): No one can collect a spousal or ...

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