Month: March 2022

Simple Investing

3 Rules for Simple Investing

Investing…Just the word can be intimidating. There are so many options available when it comes to investing, a thousand different ways to invest these options and then the “how to” invest on top of all that. We have a saying that “a confused mind says no.” And our fear is that all of this mental…
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March 28, 2022 0
Spring Cleaning

Spring Cleaning Your Financial House

Have you ever met anyone that doesn’t have at least one area of clutter in his/her house? I would bet that even the tidiest of homes has a closet or drawer that gets cluttered from time to time. Life gets busy. We throw stuff here and there, planning to deal with it later. Then before…
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March 21, 2022 0
Taxes

Paying Taxes on Your Terms

Did you know you can often choose when to pay tax? By default, you can often choose how much you will pay. There is no trick or “gotcha.” It is simply a result of understanding how taxes work for or against your situation. “The hardest thing to understand in the world is income tax.” —Albert…
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March 14, 2022 0
Stock Market

89 Reasons Why NOT to Invest in the Stock Market

1934 Great Depression 1935 Spanish Civil War 1936 Economy Still Struggling 1937 Recession 1938 War Clouds Gather 1939 War in Europe 1940 France Falls 1941 Pearl Harbor 1942 Wartime Price Controls 1943 Industry Mobilizes 1944 Consumer Goods Shortage 1945 Post-War Recession Predicted 1946 Dow Tops 200- MARKET HIGH 1947 Cold War Begins 1948 Berlin Blockade…
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March 7, 2022 0
Farm

My Farm & Ranch: Transitioning and Retirement Planning

I recently read an article offering a few statistics from the U.S. Department of Agriculture and one in particular caught my eye: Did you know that the average age of a farm operator in the U.S. is 57.5 years old?!1 At age 57, every farmer or rancher should be considering – or have already considered –…
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March 7, 2022 0