Weekly Updates

28
Jan

Stocks Muted, Big Week Ahead

Weekly Update – January 28, 2019 For the first time in months, U.S. markets experienced little movement last week.[i] The Dow and NASDAQ did have their 5th week of gains in a row, but their increases were small: 0.12% and 0.11%, respectively. Meanwhile, the S&P 500 broke its 4-week winning streak with a 0.22% loss. [ii] Internationally, the MSCI EAFE

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22
Jan

Saving and Preserving the Ocean

  The earth’s oceans need our care. Pollution, over-fishing, climate change, and the depletion of species and natural environments are the direct result of human actions and consumption. Preservation of our oceans is imperative for the health of the earth. Here are steps we can all take to do our part:   Learn More About the Ocean Knowledge is power.

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22
Jan

Healthy Knees? Yes, Please!

  When you think about it, knees are a pretty fragile joint, yet super important. It’s a one-way joint, so the mobility is limited. Taking care of your knees is essential to prevent injuries, inflammation, and in some cases, knee replacement. Check out these knee health tips to walk with ease:   Stay at a healthy weight. Walking on level

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22
Jan

Embrace the Toe Chip

If you ever end up with your ball in a divot or lying in thick grass, a toe chip can help you get it out of the grass and onto the green. Here’s how: Set up close to the ball with your shaft nearly straight and just the toe of the club (the part of the clubhead farthest from the

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22
Jan

Tax Tips for Those in the Military

The IRS and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs have partnered to provide free tax preparation services, financial planning advice, and helpful information to veterans and their families. Here are just a few, helpful tips for veterans:   Earned Income Tax Credit Many veterans are eligible for the Earned Income Tax Credit. It’s a refundable, federal income tax credit that

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22
Jan

Recipe Of The Week

Easy, One-Pot Pasta Serves 4   Ingredients:   12 oz. linguine (you can use spaghetti if you prefer) 12 oz. cherry or grape tomatoes, halved ½ onion, thinly sliced 1 medium shallot, thinly sliced 4 – 6 cloves garlic, thinly sliced ½ – 1 tsp. red pepper flakes (depending on heat preference) 2 sprigs basil, plus torn leaves for garnish

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22
Jan

Quote Of The Week

“Try to be a rainbow in someone’s cloud.”   – Maya Angelou

22
Jan

The Rally Continues

Weekly Update – January 22, 2019 U.S. markets were up again last week, as major domestic indexes posted their 4th weekly gains in a row.[i] In fact, the S&P 500 was no longer in correction territory at Friday’s close—and was in the middle of its best yearly start since 1987.[ii]   For the week, the S&P 500 gained 2.87%, the

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14
Jan

Eco Travel, Traveling Green

  For your next trip, think green. Green and sustainable, that is. From the hotel to your meals, modes of travel and activities, your trip can center around your concern for the environment. Check out these tips:   Save jet fuel. Try to plan as few layovers as possible. Also, pack light since heavier planes use more fuel.   Green

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14
Jan

Restorative Yoga—Long and Easy Stretching

Whether you have been curious about yoga, but have never tried it, or if you’re a seasoned yogi and are looking for something new, restorative yoga has something for everyone. This gentle yoga uses props like blocks, blankets, and straps. Stretches and poses are held for a longer period of time, which can yield many benefits. Here are a few

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