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In the Heat of Summer - Remember Your Resolutions?

Now is a good time to check-in and see how you’re really doing with your New Year’s resolutions. Here are some key issues that you might have thought about for your to-do list at the beginning of the year. But now the year is nearly half gone and those things are just as important now. You still have time to cross them off your list.
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Inflation: The Nemesis of Every Retiree

Even though the rising costs of goods and services can erode the purchasing power of your retirement savings, with proactive planning and smart strategies, its impact can be mitigated. Included are ideas for several areas of your finances that can possibly be adjusted.
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Stock Performance in Election Years

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Getting the Most from Outside Consultants

While your business may benefit from the expertise and insight that an outside consultant can provide, without a focused selection process and action procedures in place, it can be a waste of time and money. Here are tips for well-defined expectations that can help.
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Career Advancement vs Job Security

Changing jobs can be a difficult decision, but it can also be a great opportunity for career growth and advancement. However, when companies do layoffs, it can be a stressful and uncertain time. Here’s an idea to consider when balancing the Pros and Cons of changing jobs.
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Strong Valley Newsletter: July 2024

PRIORITIES THAT MATTER – Here’s a quick preview of our upcoming topics in the 3rd Quarter of 2024:

  • JULY – Keeping Focused
  • AUGUST – Emotions of Investing; Risk
  • SEPTEMBER – Evaluating Debt 

In this edition, we've included a review of the most popular articles of the last quarter, just in case you missed them.

Featured Article: In the Heat of Summer - Remember Your Resolutions?

In Case You Missed It:

Popular 2nd Quarter Articles

ON TRACK: What Should You Be Thinking About this Quarter?

  • During this busy vacation season, do you have a simple plan to stay focused on your financial goals?
  • Have you taken a Risk Assessment to discuss with your financial advisor the emotions involved with investing?
  • Do you have strategies to help you lower your current debt and move toward eliminating it?

Around the Web & Other Articles of Interest 

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