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Strength in Technology Sector Could Drive Broader Market

Published by Taylor Financial Group

We recently talked about the anticipated strong earnings season, which kicked off about two weeks ago.  It’s now in high gear, with more than a fifth of S&P 500 companies already reporting Q1 2018 earnings and revenue, and more company results on the way. Read more

Market Commentary

Weekly Market Commentary April 23, 2018

Stocks moved higher last week as gains in the energy, industrial, and financial sectors overcame weakness in tobacco and technology stocks. The S&P 500 rose 0.5%, and the global MSCI ACWI climbed 0.4%. The Bloomberg BarCap Aggregate Bond Index dropped 0.6% on inflation and interest rate concerns.

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Health Conscious, Money Conscious

Published by Taylor Financial Group (for women)

I have always believed that working out and eating healthy is a form of self-respect. However, sometimes being healthy doesn’t come easy and it can often be costly. Read more

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Why Investors Should be Optimistic and Stay Committed to the Plan

Published by Taylor Financial Group

There’s no denying that we’ve had our fair share of volatility lately.  In fact, the last time we saw this much volatility was during the financial crisis. Read more

Market Commentary

Weekly Market Commentary April 16, 2018

Markets ended positive for the week as energy and technology shares rallied and trade war tensions eased on all sides. These developments paired with earnings reports showing continued strength across all sectors drove stock markets higher. The S&P 500 rose 2.0% last week. The global MSCI ACWI climbed 1.6%. The Bloomberg BarCap Aggregate Bond Index dipped 0.2% as inflation risk and the odds of additional rate hikes increased.

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Videos

2018 2nd Quarter Market Outlook Video

Carson Group Partners’ Scott Kubie discusses market updates from the past quarter and provides an outlook on the upcoming quarter. Contact us to speak with a Financial Advisor.

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Retirement Secrets are Best Shared

Published by Taylor Financial Group (for women)

Someone once said, “secrets are no fun unless you tell everyone.” While I can’t say I completely agree with that statement, I guess there are some “secrets” that every woman should know, especially when it comes to enjoying a well-planned retirement. Read more

Infographics

Social Security In Our Time

The Social Security program began in 1940.  But there have been several important adjustments to the program in the past 80 years, including changes in the retirement age and increases in benefits to keep up with inflation.  So, what does Social Security look like in our time? Read more

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In Transition: Coping with Big Life Changes

The one constant in life is change. Whether your child is graduating from college or getting married, whether you’ve inherited assets, recently divorced, lost your job, lost your spouse, remarried, or been diagnosed with an illness, life comes at you fast. Read more

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Caregiving, No Greater Gift

If you’re part of the “Sandwich Generation,” then you’re facing the challenge of managing your family, career, and the needs of your aging parents. First coined in 1981, the label “Sandwich Generation” describes caregivers who are responsible for both children and elderly parents. Read more