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Taking Stock In Overseas Investing

By: Tim Hayes Financial Advisor - posted in: Investment Advisor - Last updated Jun 19, 2019

Because different countries have different currencies, overseas travel is usually more complicated than domestic travel. Likewise, overseas investing is more complex than domestic investing. However, just as foreign travel adds diversity to your travel experiences, so foreign assets add diversification to your portfolio.

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Taking Stock In Overseas Investing

The Impact of Tax Cuts on Your State Income Taxes and Your Investment Strategy

By: Tim Hayes Financial Advisor - posted in: Investment Advisor - Last updated Jun 17, 2019

The big winners from the new congressional tax bill are corporations, which will see their tax rates reduced from 35% to 21% while keeping most of their deductions. However, second but little-talked-about winners are state governments, mainly in those forty or so states that align their tax codes with the federal system.

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The Impact of Tax Cuts on Your State Income Taxes and Your Investment Strategy

Diversification and Rebalancing: A Retirement Saver’s Best Friend

By: Tim Hayes Financial Advisor - posted in: Investment Advisor - Last updated Jun 17, 2019

Diversification is the proverbial don’t put all your eggs in one basket. So within an asset class like bonds, a diversified investor owns treasury bonds, corporate bonds, high-yield bonds, and international bonds, benefiting from the fluctuations from year to year in returns.

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Diversification and Rebalancing: A Retirement Saver’s Best Friend

Is the Economy Getting Better?

By: Tim Hayes Financial Advisor - posted in: Economy, Markets, and Interest Rates - Last updated Jun 17, 2019

Anyone reading today’s financial press would think the U.S. economy is accelerating—finally taking off from its post-financial crisis lackluster performance to what Tom Brokaw called “a roaring economy” on Meet the Press this past weekend.

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Why Tax Cuts, Combined With the Federal Reserve Reducing Its Balance Sheet, Is So Risky for Our Economy

By: Tim Hayes Financial Advisor - posted in: Economy, Markets, and Interest Rates - Last updated Jun 11, 2019

The 1% got $4 trillion of help from the Federal Reserve during QE. The bill for that support, which comes due just as the Fed reduces its balance sheet, just got sent to the middle-class through this new tax bill.

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