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Government Shutdown Could Reduce GDP Growth

The recent government shutdown will affect the economy in the short term, but the debt ceiling agreement means there will be little long-term effect. Read more about 3Q13 and what's ahead for 2014.

5 Ways to Profit from Dividend Stocks

When’s the last time you reviewed your stock portfolio? Do you know how much income you’re generating from dividends? Here are five ways you can update your dividend strategy.

5 Answers to Equity Income FAQs

The dividend element of stocks is often overlooked, but it’s an important part of a successful strategy. Learn more about how equity income differs from other types of portfolios and who should consider this model.

5 Questions Investors Should Ask about Bonds

Bonds may not be the first thing that comes to mind when investors think about their portfolio, but they are an important part of the allocation mix.

6 Money Management Strategies for Retirees

Many people focus their sights on retirement, but the work doesn’t stop there. Here are some strategies for retirees to make the most of what they have saved and make sure it lasts.

Review Investments in Times of Uncertainty

The million-dollar question is “Where should I invest?” That depends on your individual needs and concerns. This would be a good time to review your portfolio with your investment advisor.

Retirement Planning: Take an Inventory of Income and Assets

Making sure that your income in retirement is sufficient to cover your expenses is a critical consideration in deciding whether or not you can afford to make the big transition.

The Key to Your Business Continuation Plan

Every business owner envisions what it will take to help the company succeed for years to come. Unfortunately, many business owners don’t think about what would happen to their company if a key employee passed away.

3 Factors Make Equity Income a Viable Strategy

There’s no doubt the past few years have been challenging for most investors. At the same time, three factors have created an opportunity for those who are looking for investments that generate cash.

The Playbook for Successful Investing

Learn about the importance of managing your risks rather than returns and letting your time frame for returns match the type of investments. Scott also emphasizes the importance of looking for value and not making emotional decisions or being overly influenced by what’s in the news.

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