What’s moving the markets?

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Phase One. Done. The United States and China finally came to an agreement in an attempt to de-escalate the ongoing trade war. The parameters of this Phase One deal? The U.S. hit pause on more tariffs in return for China agreeing to purchase additional agricultural products. The two countries have many more trade issues waiting in the Read More

Retiring early: Five ways the dream could become a reality

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Do you daydream about leaving your nine-to-five sooner rather than later in life? Retiring early is becoming an extremely common financial goal. People want the freedom and flexibility well before their golden years. Others are simply striving for ultimate financial independence – working because they want to, not because they depend on the income. Traditional Read More