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global investment outlook
  China, a story about when I grew up… Read this Periscope for insights into the world’s second largest economy and how it is influencing the culture and behavior of the world at large. When I grew up in Singapore… So begins our conversation with Louis Lau, one of our investment managers who specializes in...
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is china on the rise?
  China is going its own way As I discussed at the beginning of this year, China is going its own way. With the world’s second largest economy and the fastest growth rate of any large country, they are flexing economic strength. Read more: Our 2022 Outlook is Cautiously Optimistic Watch the video from January:...
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salary increase
Read this post for 8 good ideas and 3 bad ideas for what to do with a bonus, or other influx of money. Recently, I published an article for the CFP Board of Standards. I thought I would add some color to the article for our clients. The question was, what should you do with...
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investing smart
  Check out this post for an informative video with tips for managing our emotions while investing during these uncertain times. I encourage you to watch this video and share it with your friends. I spoke with an investor recently who said it was just a whole lot easier to deal with the turbulence of...
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retired couple hiking assets and income financial planning
Retirees face unpleasant taxes on Medicare Karl Frank recently published an article in Retirement Investor about an unpleasant surtax for some retirees. Read this post to learn more about the Medicare surtax that might surprise you. One of the least pleasant surprises in retirement is to find out that you suddenly have to pay more...
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inflation in the market
Read this post for insights into inflation, or the loss of purchasing power, which has become a big deal in 2022. Click HERE to watch a 5 minute excerpt on inflation and interest rates from our recent 2022 market and economic outlook. When I gave the presentation to our clients in January, I could have...
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