Financial Focus

Be Prepared for the Changing Seasons of Your Life

Be Prepared for the Changing Seasons of Your Life

By Julie K Taurianen, AAMS® Edward Jones Financial Advisor After a long and hard winter in many parts of the country, most of us are ready for sunshine, warmer temperatures and the hopefulness that spring and summer always symbolizes. But as winter gives way, we are also reminded that our lives have “seasons,” too — and […]

Saving is Good … But It’s Not Investing

Saving is Good … But It’s Not Investing

It’s a good thing to have some savings. When you put the money in a low-risk account, you can be sure it will be readily available when you need it. Nonetheless, “saving” is not “investing” — and knowing the difference could pay off for you far into the future. 
Think about it this way: Saving […]

Are You Prepared for the Unexpected?

Are You Prepared for the Unexpected?

When you’re working to achieve your financial objectives, you will encounter obstacles. Some of these can be anticipated — for example, you won’t be able to invest as much as you want for retirement because you have to pay for your mortgage. Other challenges can’t be easily anticipated, but you can still plan for them […]

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