May 27

The Stock Market is Not the Economy

John Rekenthaler, who is Vice President of Research for Morningstar, wrote a piece recently, The Stock Market Is Not the Economy.  In his article, Rekenthaler noted that stock prices are only tenuously connected to general economic conditions. Rekenthaler went on to say, “For one, stocks anticipate future developments rather than dwell on current affairs. For […]

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May 08

Spring Clean Your Finances; 5 Ways How to Get Organized

Now that we have made it through another tax season, it is finally time to look forward to Spring.  Although, depending upon where you live, the spring season could be fleeting as they often are in the state of MI.  Regardless of the weather, Spring from a financial calendar standpoint means it time to get […]

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May 04

How to Buy or Sell a House During the Coronavirus

As we all adjust to our new normal with people working from home, children being homeschooled, and a shelter in place order being enforced in most states, the real estate market has also adjusted to a new home selling reality. Although the Coronavirus has ground most economic activity to a halt, it has not entirely […]

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Apr 01

How The CARES Act Could Impact You

With the passing of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, I wanted to highlight a few of the critical points that could impact you and your family. Tax Rebates Taxpayers with no tax liability would receive $600, and the amount increases dollar for dollar for those with a tax liability up to […]

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Mar 30

Peace of Mind When it Matters Most

Last week stock markets were in rally mode as the $2 Trillion stimulus bill was passed, and President Trump indicated that some businesses could be up and running by Easter. Trading in the stock markets last week took the stance as if the War against the coronavirus will soon be over.  How do we know?  […]

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