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By Lee Sherbakoff, CPA/PFS, CFP®, RICP®  The moment has arrived for us to finally leave 2020 behind. In addition to a global pandemic, the world experienced a number of other extraordinary events in 2020. Wildfires ravaged the globe from Australia to North America. Saturn and Jupiter aligned to create an iconic “Christmas Star” in December. And murder hornets somehow made their way from Asia to the United States. With all that...

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“The pace of recovery looks like it has slowed.” —Jerome Powell, Chairman of the Federal Reserve, July 29, 2020 Last month’s Monthly Insight spoke briefly to our strategic general principals about the markets and investing. That short introduction was followed by a review of the first six months of 2020. One of the key takeaways from the mid-year review was the sheer unknowability of the short- to intermediate-term market moves...

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By Kim Spencer, CFP®, CDFA® I’ve been helping women as a financial advisor for over 30 years. In that time I’ve noticed that many women lack confidence in managing their finances. Though this problem has many causes, there are steps women can take to help gain more confidence and better manage their money.  There is a fundamental difference in how women and men approach money. Often, women have too many goals at the same time and...

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Tax Time Is Finally Here From Lee Sherbakoff,The Nalls Sherbakoff Group, LLC. Dear Friends, Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, businesses were forced to close, and jobs were lost. So, the federal government extended tax season to give taxpayers a break, moving Tax Day to July 15. Taxes can be confusing, and more so now with the unprecedented changes. Let us look at four key topics related to the 2020 tax extensions affecting your 2019...

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On the Other Hand From Lee Sherbakoff,The Nalls Sherbakoff Group, LLC. Dear Friends, On one hand, over a nine-week period, there have been 38.6 million first-time claims for unemployment insurance (through May 21). It’s by far the worst number of layoffs we’ve ever seen, and it is disheartening to see. On the other hand, during April, the Dow Jones Industrial Average and the S&P 500 recorded their best monthly gains since 1987. As...

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Covid Confusion


Posted By on May 12, 2020

Covid Confusion from Kim Spencer,The Nalls Sherbakoff Group, LLC. Dear Friends, Is anyone confused about what our situation is? The internet and news stories are full of conflicting information. Shelter or not, wear masks or don’t. Where did the virus really come from? Is it naturally occurring or was it created in a lab in China? What are the actual numbers of infections and deaths. How are we to disseminate all the information out...

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