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Market Update January 2016

Posted by Georgia Bruggeman in Market Updates

Click here to open the PDF No sugar coating it, 2016 is off to a rocky start for investors. A tug of war between negative events in the global economy and a relatively benign domestic backdrop has created a heightened level of anxiety about future economic…

Market Update October 2015

Posted by Georgia Bruggeman in Market Updates

The Fed blinks Click here to open the PDF version. The September meeting at the Federal Reserve was eagerly anticipated by analysts, economists, and short- term investors because there was the real possibility that central bankers would finally boost the fed funds rate for the…

How Medicare Sets Your Premium

Posted by Georgia Bruggeman in Medicare

Did you know Medicare premiums can change year to year based on your reported income? If your adjusted gross income (AGI) plus tax exempt interest is over $85,000 for single taxpayers or $170,000 for married couples, you will be subject to the income related monthly…