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The Trump Bump” Post-Election Stock Market Run-Up

Mike and I have had so many questions about the post-election stock market run-up aka, “The Trump Bump,” that we thought we should address it in our December newsletter. First of all, we and many others were surprised by the

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Insight into the Stock Market after an Election Year

As eager as we may be for this Presidential campaign to end, it is still two weeks until election-day. We do not know who will win, but we know it will be either Secretary Clinton or Mr. Trump. The burning

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Women & Finance

It is interesting to contrast the differences in how women and men approach finances, especially when you are looking at retirement. With the workforce in America being almost equal in the number of women vs. men there is a surprisingly

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The Value of Family Financial Planning

To: All FMI Clients From: Jack, Mike and Kayla Mike, Kayla and I want to alert you to our upcoming Lunch and Learn session, and this one will be special. On Thursday March 26th at 11:45 AM we will host

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Mint App

June 2014 Newsletter Mint App- Smart phone, tablet or computer Do you have children or grandchildren in their 20’s or 30’s? Jack and Mike wanted me to introduce you to the Mint app which might be something that helps spark

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Thoughts on spending in retirement

From: Jack, Mike and Kayla Re: Thoughts on spending in retirement Date: July 14, 2014 Happy Summer one and all. We are all back in our places for July – Kayla returned from her honeymoon, Mike completed the inaugural Corporate

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Dimensional Fund Advisors, DFA

To: All clients From: Jack, Mike and Kayla Re: August newsletter Happy summer to all! By now we have survived some triple digit days and we are only weeks away from College Football kickoff, so the end is in sight.

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Lunch & Learn Topic Review

To: All FMI clients From: Jack, Mike and Kayla September News Letter For those who attended our last “Lunch and Learn”, presented by Bryan McClune, on September 11th this may serve as a review; and for those who could not

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Market Volatility

October 15, 2014 To all FMI clients: Re: Market Volatility It looks like we are in for another round of volatility fueled by many geo-political and health-care factors:  Ebola has the entire planet concerned that what was an epidemic

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Student Loan Forgiveness

November 19, 2014 To: All FMI Clients Subject: Student Loan Forgiveness College graduates are in for a rude awakening, the class of 2013 averaged $35,200 in total college related debt. From government loans and private loans to personal/family loans and

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