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July 2021
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How COVID Might Forever Change Benefit Plans

With the pandemic disrupting businesses, employers recognize that benefit plans need to adapt to compete for and retain the best talent.  Companies of all sizes are likely to see lots of permanent changes. This article examines a few trends to watch this year and next.
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Strong Valley Newsletter: July 2021

BEING PREPARED - Here's a quick preview of our upcoming topics:

  • JULY - Insuring Against Risks 
  • AUGUST - Retirement Planning
  • SEPTEMBER - Preparing for the Inevitable

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

Featured Article: How COVID Might Forever Change Benefit Plans

In Case You Missed It:

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

  • Have I considered insurance part of my financial planning?  How can I protect myself and my family?
  • Am I saving enough now to afford what I want to do later?  Have I considered how inflation may affect my retirement plan?
  • How can I adapt to changing economic times?  Do I have a financial plan if something happens to a loved one? 

Around the Web & Other Articles of Interest 

Tips to Keep Emotions and Investing Separate

Money is always an emotional subject, but reducing your emotions can give you a better chance for investing success.  Here’s four tips that might help.
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5 Ways to Build a Better Tax Plan

Taxes may be inevitable, but they're also something you have some power over. Here are several strategies to consider for helping your financial plan become more tax-efficient going forward.
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Tips for Women to Build Financial Independence

Every woman needs to balance her financial past with her financial future. Here are tips to help you with the management of your personal finances so you can start building financial independence.
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Bond Returns after a Worst Start

2021 had the 4th worst start for bonds. This Student of the Market looks at how “Worst Starts” bounce back historically.  Also included are insights for cash on the sidelines, equity fund assets, investing signals, and recent inflation basics.
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Your turn – What are your updates?

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