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Common Cents

Common Cents

  Last week…     …the market was spooked!     By what? Possibly the announcement of another COVID variant.   We only had two asset classes across both equities AND fixed income that showed a gain from the previous week. Those winners were...

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Understanding Your Credit Score

Understanding Your Credit Score

  A credit score is a number that tells a lender how risky of an investment you are. The higher your credit score, the lower the risk you represent to the lender. Two individuals with vastly different scores may both be offered a loan, however the person with the...

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Common Cents

Common Cents

  Last week…   …was not as awe inspiring as the previous week.   Half of US Equities let off a little steam.  It’s like when you're cooking pasta on the stovetop. The water reaches a boil, the pasta is added, but sometimes some of the water bubbles over...

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Common Cents

Common Cents

  Last week…   …WOAH! What a week!     US Equities, with exception of Health Care surged ahead.  You can see the illustration above for just how much, but look at the numbers below:   Large Growth up 2.84% Large Value up 2.08% Mid Growth Up...

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Common Cents

Common Cents

Last week…   The pattern changed up with all US Growth stocks surging ahead, leaving all US Value behind. US Large Growth jumped 3.5%, more than tripling US Mid and Small Growths’ advances. US Mid and Small Value both slipped -1.2%.        ...

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Common Cents

Common Cents

Last week...   Again, as the week before, all equities – US and Foreign gained significantly.     US Growth and Value stocks both moved more in tandem this week with Mid Cap Growth streaking ahead of all others – ahead for the week by over 3.0%! Large...

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Halloween Spending and Ways to Save

Halloween Spending and Ways to Save

  Consumers are expected to spend a record $10.14 billion on Halloween this year, according to the National Retail Federation. That's up from $8.05 billion last year when the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention suggested most avoid trick-or-treating. The...

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