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Mortgage Gimmicks Explained

Wayne Bell-Warren

As mortgage rates have surged to around 7% since 2021, lenders have employed creative strategies to attract borrowers. These include temporary buydowns, like Rocket Mortgage’s Inflation Buster program, which lowers the interest rate by one percentage point for the first year before reverting to the original rate. Cashback incentives, offering…

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5 Ways to Protect Seniors from Financial Abuse

Thad Schlaud

To protect seniors from financial abuse, initiate regular family discussions to raise awareness, simplify their finances by reducing credit cards and consolidating accounts, and consistently monitor financial statements for suspicious activity. Ensure all legal documents are updated and securely stored, and caution seniors against sharing personal information over the phone…

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Unlocking the Power of our Professional Network

Jeff Ivory

This video highlights the diverse network of professionals that a service provider has encountered over the years, ranging from accountants to personal chefs. They emphasize their commitment to fostering relationships based on trust and expertise, aiming to simplify the process for clients seeking various professionals by leveraging their network. They…

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Windfall Strategies in Retirement

Chad Wotton

Experiencing a sudden financial windfall, whether it’s from inheritance, winning the lottery, or a bonus, can evoke a mix of emotions. While it’s exciting, it can also feel overwhelming to decide what to do with the money. This video explores key considerations for managing such windfalls effectively.

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Podcasts for Business Owners

Thad Schlaud

Today we are discussing podcasts for business owners. Having worked with many business owners, we have admired their unwavering dedication to continuous learning. We have curated a list of five informative and enjoyable podcasts for you to listen to.

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Keeping Politics out of Your Portfolio

Jeff Ivory

Keeping politics out of your investment portfolio involves focusing on fundamental financial principles rather than making decisions based on political beliefs or events. Let me walk you through why prioritizing sound investment strategies over political considerations, can potentially achieve the most stable and consistent returns over time.

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3 Benefits of Powering-Up Your 401(k)

Nicole Standen

In some good news for 2022, contribution limits have increased for 401(k)s. For those looking to max out their 401(k)s in 2022, you can contribute $20,500—an increase of $1,000. For workers over the age of 50, the catch-up 401(k) contribution is still an additional $6,500 per year. Contributions to your…

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