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Market Commentary: Unemployment Rises, China’s Recovering Economy

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Market Commentary: Unemployment Rises, China’s Recovering Economy

The measures slowing the spread of the coronavirus are dealing severe challenges to the U.S. job market. Social distancing has proven difficult for day cares and dentists, restaurants and retail. As the accompanying chart shows, last week, 6.6 million workers filled for new unemployment benefits.

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How the CARES Act Affects You

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How the CARES Act Affects You

Congress recently passed the largest economic relief package in history. While you may have heard about the rebate check most Americans will be receiving, there is plenty more that impacts individuals and businesses in the U.S. Learn more about the overall impact of the new laws. Click Here to Watch the Webinar

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The Tough Get Strategic – Financial Strategies for a Market Downturn

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The Tough Get Strategic – Financial Strategies for a Market Downturn

When the going gets tough, the tough get strategic. Headlines you read at breakfast might be contradicted by lunch, and the ups and downs of the market could give anyone vertigo. But now is not the time to panic – now is the time to take a deep breath and strategize.

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CARES Act Summarized

As the stock market hit its lowest returns since the 2008 Financial Crisis, the government stepped in in an attempt to boost the economy. The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) produces roughly $2 trillion in relief funding, tax breaks and loans for individual Americans and businesses impacted by the COVID-19 virus.

After reading this guide, you’ll walk away with a firm understanding of how the CARES Act impacts you – and how it’s shaped to help the overall economy.

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Market Commentary: Relief Package Enacted as Unemployment Sharply Rises

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Market Commentary: Relief Package Enacted as Unemployment Sharply Rises

Markets look forward and, at least for a week, saw signs government is willing to provide support to get the economy through the coronavirus pandemic. The centerpiece of the steps announced last week was a $2 trillion package designed to keep people employed and support those who have lost their jobs.

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Understanding the Market Situation and the Opportunities Ahead

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Understanding the Market Situation and the Opportunities Ahead

These are unsettling times, both from a public health perspective and an economic perspective. To help provide answers at a time filled with questions, watch this webinar with Jamie Hopkins, Director of Retirement Research, and Scott Kubie, Senior Investment Strategist. Click Here to Watch the Webinar

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Managing the Ups and Downs of the Market – And Your Emotions

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Managing the Ups and Downs of the Market – And Your Emotions

Emotions run high when the market dips low. Market volatility can cause stress and uncertainty in many investors, and trying to remove your emotions from the decision-making process won’t play out in the long-term. Managing the ups and downs of the market begins with managing the ups and downs of your emotions. Watch this webinar with Director of Retirement Research Jamie Hopkins, Esq., MBA, LLM, CFP®, ChFC®, CLU®, RICP®, to learn more. Click Here to Watch the Webinar

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Coronavirus and the Markets Q&A: 5 Industry-Leading Voices on the Magnitude of the Downturn, What Investors Can Do and More

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Coronavirus and the Markets Q&A: 5 Industry-Leading Voices on the Magnitude of the Downturn, What Investors Can Do and More

We put together a roundtable discussion of investment experts across financial disciplines to give us some insight on the current markets. This group represents decades of experience in the fields of investment management and financial research and strategy.

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Market Commentary: Government Steps In As Downturn Continues

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Market Commentary: Government Steps In As Downturn Continues

The ongoing battle against the coronavirus pushed markets sharply lower last week on concerns the collateral economic damage from social distancing will significantly damage economic growth and corporate profits for extended periods.

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The US Census and Your Privacy

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The US Census and Your Privacy

By Erin Jones, Wealth Advisor   The 24th United States Census happens this year, as mandated by the Constitution. Every United States address will receive an invitation the weeks of March 12th – March 20th to participate in the Census. Although the Census collects data regarding the number of people in your home, be aware that your financial information is not part of the questionnaire. Avoid being subject to scams or fraud by knowing what is being asked, and the data that isn’t requested by the Census Bureau. Here’s some information about the 2020 US census that can help you...read the full article

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