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Estate Planning in a Pandemic

By Paula Miles | May 30, 2020

The ongoing COVID-19 global pandemic has disrupted life in countless ways. The health crisis has led many people to examine their own mortality and realize that they are not prepared for the end of life situations. As the crisis continues to rage on, it is more important than ever to make sure that your will…

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CARES Act Creates Tax Relief

By Paula Miles | May 30, 2020

In March 2020, the unemployment rate was 4.4 percent; just one month later the number had skyrocketed to 14.7 percent-the highest figure since the Great Depression of the 1930s. Some 29 million Americans are now temporarily or permanently out of work. COVID-19, the pandemic coronavirus, in many ways, has crippled the U.S. economy. The good-or…

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Stimulus Payments Won’t Cut Into Your Tax Refund

By Paula Miles | May 18, 2020

In March 2020, the Federal Government passed the CARES Act. This act, a result of the massive COVID-19 pandemic that has infected over one million Americans, was responsible for the establishment of a variety of federal aid designed to assist individuals throughout the country in getting through unemployment and the ongoing pandemic. The most well-known…

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Is The Stock Market Making You Nervous Lately?

By Paula Miles | May 18, 2020

The history of the stock market is littered with examples of times when the market takes a dive downwards. However, there are a lot of reasons to believe that the latest market dive is one of the more extreme that most people have ever seen. Thus, it makes all the sense in the world that…

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Beware of Coronavirus Scams

By Paula Miles | May 2, 2020

It appears the novel coronavirus is causing more than just damage to people’s health. This situation is causing some people to experience serious financial harm from scammers. They are taking advantage of individuals for their money. These are individuals who are well-intentioned and often uninformed. Scams There have been many different types of coronavirus scams…

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Has Being Quarantined Changed Your Thoughts of Retirement?

By Paula Miles | May 2, 2020

The pandemic has some rethinking retirement plans, as this event has a lot worried about their post-career years.  The sentiment of US citizens aged 65 and older echoed across the nation is that they have worries about their decisions regarding retirement now that the pandemic has seeped into the country. Concerns over too much togetherness…

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Updated Stimulus Check Info

By Paula Miles | April 19, 2020

If you’re still someone waiting and wondering about the status of your Stimulus Check, we are here to help you understand it all. The following information will focus on what you need to know about the stimulus checks the government will be sending out in the weeks to come. Who is Getting Stimulus Checks? In…

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COVID-19 Was Your Retirement Plan Test?

By Paula Miles | April 19, 2020

Countless Americans are worried about the impact that Covid-19 will have on the health of their families and friends, and indeed their own well-being. However, there is another concern that could  impact you. In preparing for retirement, investors should prepare for all sorts of investment environments, and that includes downturns like Covid-19. While it may…

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Near-Zero Rates From the Fed and What it Means For You

By Paula Miles | April 3, 2020

In a response to plunging numbers on the stock market, the Federal Reserve has stepped up to offer up some much needed relief in the form of a rate cut. With near-zero rates put in place, many are wondering how it will factor into their own financial futures. Swings in stock market strength influence the…

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Medicare Expands Tele-Medicine Help Due To COVID-19

By Paula Miles | April 3, 2020

Medicare recently announced the expansion of its telemedicine program to benefit seniors while they stay at home during the Coronavirus pandemic. This expansion will allow millions of senior Medicare participants to adhere to the public health advisory to stay home during the coronavirus pandemic, and still, be able to connect with their doctors virtually to…

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