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Bond Fear

My Bond Values Have Gone Down: Now What Do I Do?

Are bonds still a conservative investment? With yields jumping dramatically this summer (and prices dropping), it’s hard not to notice the turmoil in the bond market. I’ve been stopped by many people with concerned questions about what to do, and this article was born out of those conversations. The bond market almost certainly touches your […]

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Poor House

Could Inflation Put You in the Poorhouse?

In these uncertain economic times, I often get questions from clients about hyperinflation and whether to be worried about it. While the US has experienced periods of higher inflation in the past (many people remember the ‘70s, when prices went up an average of 7 percent a year), over the past 30 years inflation has […]

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