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Financial Planning and Divorce

Financial Planning and Divorce

It is in tumultuous times like a divorce, that a good financial planner can make a world of difference.

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Portfolio Volatility: Friend or Foe?

Portfolio Volatility: Friend or Foe?

Understand the impact different investment returns can have on your outcomes.

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Identity Theft: Safeguarding Your Reputation and Resources

Identity Theft: Safeguarding Your Reputation and Resources

We highlight the issue of identity theft, acquaint you with practical suggestions, and present you with specific steps to take in the event of an identity fraud incident.

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Economic Commentary

2017 Q1 Economic Review and Outlook

2017 Q1 Economic Review and Outlook

During the first quarter, the economy expanded at a real, annualized rate of 0.7%. Relative to consensus estimates for Q1 growth and recent real growth rates in the latter half of 2016, this can only be described as a disappointing start to the year.

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2016 Q4 Economic Review and Outlook

2016 Q4 Economic Review and Outlook

During the fourth quarter, the economy expanded at a real, annualized rate of 1.9%. While this rate was lower than the consensus expected, it remained above the rate of growth in the first half of 2016 (which averaged 1.1%).

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2016 Q3 Economic Review and Outlook

2016 Q3 Economic Review and Outlook

During the third quarter, the economy expanded at a real, annualized rate of 2.9%. While the headline GDP number is impressive, the details of the report reveal that third quarter growth was boosted by two transitory sources that are unlikely to be repeated next quarter.

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Latest Blog Posts

Covenant Weekly Market Synopsis for February 18, 2019

February 18, 2019

Last Week Today. January’s inflation data indicated that widespread pricing pressure continues to be a non-issue, supporting the Fed’s decision to lay down their interest-rate-hiking guns. | Retail sales fell...

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Covenant Weekly Market Synopsis for February 8, 2019

February 11, 2019

Last Week Today. Senators Bernie Sanders and Charles Schumer announced a plan to introduce a bill limiting corporate stock buybacks. This bill suggests that the government knows better than management...

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Covenant Weekly Market Synopsis for February 1, 2019

February 4, 2019

Weekly Synopsis NotesLast Week Today. The Government got back to work. Financial markets did not reward the re-opening, implying that investors (conditioned by past government closures) did not pay much...

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