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How to Invest in High Markets Like a Pro

Posted by byronellis on May 22, 2018

It is nice when you can experience a great bull run (rising markets), but it could put you in a position where you don’t want to invest more, thinking it may be time for the good market to reverse its positive trend. The problem is that when markets are high and you aren’t looking to sell, you might not quite know what to do with your portfolio. You just need to know the strategies for investing in high markets. Stick to Your Plan If you…
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5 Tips to Starting Your Own Business

Posted by byronellis on May 15, 2018

Starting your own business can be an incredibly rewarding experience. You become your own boss, set your own hours, and write your own paycheck. But running a successful business isn’t easy; it requires a lot of time, knowledge, and focus. But with the right amount of planning, you have an opportunity to build a business that will continue to grow for many years to come. Here are some things to consider when starting your own business: Create a Business Plan A well designed business plan…
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Why You Should Start Planning for 2018 Taxes Now

Posted by byronellis on May 8, 2018

Yes, it is time to start thinking about getting ready to file your 2018 tax return. I know. You just were knee-deep into getting things done for 2017. Whether you are a last minute tax filer or you like to plan ahead, here are some tips to help you stay organized and potentially keep more of your hard-earned money. First, let’s get organized for next year starting today. Here are three ways to make next year’s tax prep easier: 1-Start tracking all of your tax…
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3 Things You Must Do When Loaning Money to Friends

Posted by byronellis on May 1, 2018

When a family member or a friend is in need of financial help, they might come to you for assistance rather than a traditional bank. While these loans can be extremely beneficial for all parties involved, they can also be a source of tension or even hostility if things don’t go according to plan. If you are thinking about lending money to a family or friend, consider the following advice and the possible consequences in order to protect your finances, as well as your relationships.…
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Why These 3 Milestones Are Crucial When Considering Social Security Benefits

Posted by byronellis on April 24, 2018

I have found that most people don’t really understand the details of Social Security retirement benefits. Most couples have between 3 to 12…or more…different options regarding when they start taking the income, whose benefit they base the income on, and more. It is not just a cut and dry benefit. If you sign up without knowing all of your options you could be making a lifelong income reducing mistake. There is a lot to learn and we are not going to cover all of the…
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