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Fed Takes Steps Toward Rising Rates

On December 14, the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) voted unanimously to raise the federal funds rate by 0.25% — to a range of 0.50% to 0.75%. This was the
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2016 Market Summary

What a year 2016 turned out to be! From hitting 3 year market lows in February to a powerful rebound and rally to new highs by year-end. The market reminded
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Fundamental Investing

Through many years of experience working with clients and advisors alike, it has become clear to me that many struggle with the fundamental concepts of investing. Investing is simply buying
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What an Upset – Market Update

What a month November turned out to be. I watched in disbelief as the numbers piled up. The momentum seemed to flow back and forth as tension mounted. Excitement, anxiety
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Health Care Mess – Opportunity or Land Mine

Client Question? Does value exist in the health care space given all the political talk and huge declines? We believe opportunity always exist somewhere. Generally it is where the headlines
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Will the election impact your investments?

Elections can impact markets but not as much as you might think. If you have a good plan, stick with it. *Snippet of article by Fidelity Viewpoints, 10/26/2016 that we
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Rate Hikes Should Happen

Deeper Dive into the Federal Reserve and Rate Hikes Watching my kids ride a bike for the first time now ranks among my proudest moments as a dad. There was
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Third Quarter Market Update

Let me be clear, the economy is not the market! You can have slow economies and wonderful market returns or great economic times and sub par investment returns. Investments in
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How will interest rates affect my account?

Our question of the month from clients is, what will happen if rates increase? Below is a great response from one of our Perrysburg, OH advisor partners, Adam Cufr. We
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