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A survival guide for a bear market

A bear market is a prolonged period of price declines in securities, an index such as the S&P 500, or the overall stock market of usually 20% or more from a recent high. Bear markets can also signal economic downturns such as a pandemic, recession,…

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Retirement planning does not stop in retirement

If you’re retired, there’s good news in that you’ll probably live longer and perhaps better than your parents and grandparents did. The bad news: You’ll live a longer and perhaps more expensive life, too.

You face decisions your parents or…

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Critical ages on the Social Security benefits timeline

It's essential to know the critical ages regarding taking Social Security that may impact the amount of your benefits. Getting the most out of your Social Security retirement benefits can be the difference of thousands of dollars over time. For this…

Lending Insights

10 practical home-buying tips to write home about

Thinking of purchasing your first home? Or finding a new house with more space? With inflation on the rise, market conditions are evolving which could impact your home purchasing decisions.

Interest rates are likely to increase which, in turn…

Business Banking Insights

Business Fraud Prevention: 7 Strategies That Work

As a business owner, focusing on the big picture is a priority. Business administration often takes a back seat to generating revenue and managing client needs. And, that’s what fraudsters count on. They use your distraction to their advantage. It only…