With the Fed raising rates, how high will rates go?

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With the Fed raising rates, how high will rates go? The media keeps front and center the issue of how many interest rate increases by the Federal Reserve are coming and how high those increases will be. However, no one knows for certain that interest rates are going higher let alone how far up they…

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You’ve got this

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You’ve got this! Key Points: If watching the news gets you riled up, turn it off. If you can’t, try to remember they are stirring your emotions so you will tune in and they can sell more ads. Stocks often start to recover with an initial surge when things look awful. Diversifying among different types…

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Will a stock market decline kill my retirement?

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Will a stock market decline kill my retirement? Key Points: Those with a sound plan based on realistic goals and expectations who stay diversified, patient, and disciplined have little reason to worry that the stock market decline seen in 2022, or even declines much worse, will radically derail their retirement.   While the exact timing…

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Is now the time to move into dividend paying stocks?

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Is now the time to move into dividend paying stocks? With costs rising and interest rates up, is now the time to emphasize dividend paying stocks? We like dividend paying stocks as a permanent portion of a portfolio. But the question implies there is some aspect of dividend paying stocks that could make them a…

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Moisand Fitzgerald Tamayo named a “Best Place to Work”

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Moisand Fitzgerald Tamayo named a “Best Place to Work” Being recognized as among the best financial planners in the country has been a goal since the founding of what is now Moisand Fitzgerald Tamayo, LLC in 1998. Seeing that dream come to fruition is only possible if we give great advice that makes a difference…

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Inflation, interest rates, Putin and your portfolio

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Inflation, interest rates, Putin and your portfolio No one can predict how long inflation will persist, when or how much interest rates will rise, or whether matters in Ukraine will get better or worse. The financial media can’t predict these things either, although they seem to think they can with their parade of so called…

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