Tag Archives: money matters

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June 14, 2017

Monthly market insights for May 2017

By Kevin Theissen U.S. markets Shaking off political turbulence in Washington, stocks climbed higher in May amid the strongest corporate earnings growth in years. The Dow Jones Industrial Average picked…

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June 7, 2017

Money-draining food myths

By Kevin Theissen The road to better health may sometimes involve an extra expense here and there, but you should be careful about wasting money on diet ideas wit  promises that…

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May 31, 2017

It’s time to talk about aging

By Kevin Theissen We are all, inexorably, marching toward old age. By 2030, 72 million Americans will be age 65 or older. The good news is longevity has been improving,…

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May 24, 2017

Eight mistakes that can upend your retirement

By Kevin Theissen Pursuing your retirement dreams is challenging enough without making some common, and very avoidable, mistakes. Here are eight big mistakes to steer clear of, if possible. No strategy:…

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May 19, 2017

Monthly market insight

By Kevin Theissen U.S. markets Strong corporate earnings, results from the French presidential election, and a tax reform proposal combined to propel stock prices higher in April. The Dow Jones Industrial…

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May 11, 2017

$1 invested in 1802

By Kevin Theissen How much would $1 be worth today if invested in 1802? Professor Jeremy Siegel of the Wharton School put together a chart of real returns for various investment…

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May 3, 2017

Putting a price tag on your health

By Kevin Theissen We hear over and over again how important it is to maintain a healthy lifestyle. But being healthy for its own sake isn’t easy—especially when you’re facing down…

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April 12, 2017

Monthly market insights

By Kevin Theissen The U.S Market The bull market celebrated its eighth anniversary in March, but stock prices were mixed for the month. The Dow Jones Industrial Average slipped 0.7 percent,…