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Tuesday, January 25, 2022

U.S. and International Equities U.S. Markets Lower The major equity markets finished the week lower as inflation, higher interest rates, and tighter Federal Reserve policy continue to be front and center on investors’ minds....

Tuesday, January 18, 2022

When you hear the term identity theft, the first thought that comes to mind may involve a data breach or opening a credit card in someone else's name. But another common type of identity theft involves the use of someone's Social...

Tuesday, January 18, 2022

U.S. Markets Lower The major equity markets finished the week lower as concerns about inflation and higher interest rates continue to weigh on investors’ minds. A weaker than expected December retail sales report along with...

Tuesday, January 18, 2022

When you hear the term identity theft, the first thought that comes to mind may involve a data breach or opening a credit card in someone else's name. But another common type of identity theft involves the use of someone's Social...

Monday, January 17, 2022

Many couples blame their marriage problems on disagreements and an inability to see eye to eye. Marriage counseling is a great option for couples who need to learn how to better communicate, but it might not solve the problem that...

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Monday, January 17, 2022

Though it can be a stressful time in the home buying process, there’s no need to sweat closing on your home. Avoid any surprises on closing day by keeping these important tips in mind! Budgeting Cover all your bases by accounting...

Friday, January 14, 2022

Between the delectable menu and the endless laughter, hosting a holiday get-together is always a good idea—until the guests leave. Once they go home, it’s just you and the mess left behind. Here are a few tips to help you...

Thursday, January 13, 2022

Work is not typically a place people associate with relaxation, fun, and flexibility. Yet, the modern workplace is evolving into just that. From bean bag rooms to telecommuting, offices are focusing less on maintaining the status quo...

Wednesday, January 12, 2022

Inflation soared 7% in 2021 according to Consumer Price Index (CPI) data released this morning by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, as seen in the LPL Chart of the Day, its highest level since 1982. There was little consolation in...

Monday, January 10, 2022

U.S. and International Equities Major Markets Lower The major equity markets finished the week lower, as concerns about inflation and interest rates intensified after the Federal Reserve’s (Fed) minutes were released this week....

Friday, January 7, 2022

While most people find the notion of creating a budget about as appealing as cleaning out closets, most would agree that the result—a well-crafted and useful budget—is worth the work   Two financial...

Monday, January 3, 2022

U.S. and International Equities Major Markets in the Green The major equity markets finished the week higher, as the Santa Claus rally continued to take hold even amid concerns about the Omicron variant’s effects on the economy....

Thursday, December 30, 2021

Regardless of whether you prepare your taxes yourself or use a professional's services, it's a good idea to gather the information and documentation you need well in advance of your actual tax filing date. Below, we've listed some key...

Thursday, December 30, 2021

If you have trouble keeping your New Year’s resolutions, you may benefit from taking a more scientific approach. In the late 1970s, researchers studying the experiences of smokers to learn why some were able to quit on their own...

Tuesday, December 28, 2021

U.S. and International Equities Major Markets higher The major equity markets finished the week higher, as the Santa Claus rally took hold even amid concerns about the Omicron variant’s effects on the economy. The growth style...

Tuesday, December 28, 2021

LPL Research Outlook 2022: Passing the Baton is designed to help you navigate the risks and opportunities over the rest of 2021 and beyond. While the economy continues to move forward, we’re still feeling some...

Monday, December 27, 2021

We all have things we’d like to see happen in the New Year. Whether it’s an improvement to your health and well-being, a new career you’d like to pursue, or a bad habit you need to break, resolutions are sometimes...

Monday, December 20, 2021

The snow has begun to fall and it officially feels like winter. Your usual work routine may need some minor adjustments to ensure that you are productive and ready to tackle each day. Dress in layers The outdoors may be freezing, and...

Monday, December 13, 2021

You may know that your small business needs a written business plan—but how do you get started? What elements should your plan address, and do you need different plans for different audiences? Below we discuss a few of the key...

Monday, December 6, 2021

For some, it’s easy to put personal finances on the back burner during the last few months of the year. However, before the year comes to an end, it’s essential to review your finances. By doing so now, you can make the...

Tuesday, November 30, 2021

As Christmas sales loom, we face an endless array of sparkly, shiny and occasionally innovative items. As an investor, you run into a similar phenomenon that requires you to ask, “Are investment offerings truly innovative, or...