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“Crisis of the Day”

From Faith Investment Services

By Gary Reese
Faith Investment Services
Bluffton, 419-358-4207

www.myfaithinvestments.com

When the evening news dishes up a “crisis of the day” it is very easy to feel like nothing is secure.

The political world has upheaval, the economic world is uncertain and confusing.  It can be very easy to feel afraid. However, fear can cause us to make irrational decisions that are not good for us in the long-term.

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Edward Jones: Consider multiple factors when creating retirement plans

Like age of retirement, retirement lifestyle, second career, philanthropy

By Mark Alliman
Edward Jones financial advisor
107 S. Main St., Bluffton
419-358-2622

When you create your financial and investment strategies for retirement, what will you need to know? In other words, what factors should you consider, and how will these factors affect your investment-related decisions, before and during your retirement?

Consider the following: 

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What is a STABLE account?

An investment account available to eligible individuals with disabilities

By Gary Reese
Faith Investment Services,
122 N Main, Bluffton
(419) 358-4207

www.myfaithinvestments.com

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Steiner and Grainger Financial Services: Here's the 2016 annual market review

The Dow recorded its best performance since 2013

Provided by Jason A. Granger
Steiner & Granger
141 N. Main St., Bluffton
419-358-0689 (Phone)
419-358-8507 (Fax)

The Markets

Equities: The year didn't start off well for equities, but by the end of 2016 each of the indexes listed here posted year-over-year gains, some reaching all-time highs. The Dow recorded its best performance since 2013, gaining almost 13.5% from its 2015 closing value. Stocks weathered several financial crises, including China's economic downturn and the Brexit vote.

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Steiner and Granger: Third market review

July 1 to September 30

Provided by Jason A. Granger
Steiner & Granger
141 N. Main St., Bluffton

419-358-0689 (Phone)
419-358-8507 (Fax
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Quarterly Market Review: July-September 2016

The second quarter provided a bumpy ride for investors.

Following the upheaval caused by the Brexit vote in June, July kicked off the third quarter by ending the month in favorable fashion, as each of the indexes listed here posted month-to-month gains, led by the Russell 2000 (5.90%) and the Nasdaq (6.60%).

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Steiner and Granger: Here's the April to June quarterly market review

From Jason Granger
Steiner and Granger Insurance and Finanal Services
141 N. Main St., Bluffton
419-358-0689

The Markets (as of market close June 30, 2016)

In the world of equities, the second quarter of the year was anything but dull. April saw the large-cap S&P 500 and Dow make marginal gains, with the small-cap Russell 2000 and the Global Dow leading the way for the month.

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Steiner and Granger: First quarter 2016 review

Steiner & Granger
141 N. Main St
P.O. Box 28
Bluffton, OH 45817
419-358-0689
jgranger@sagepointadvisor.com

CHECK THE TWO ATTACHMENTS AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS STORY FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION RELATED TO THIS ARTICLE.

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Steiner and Granger: The first quarter of 2016 in review

Steiner & Granger
141 N. Main St
P.O. Box 28
Bluffton, OH 45817
419-358-0689
jgranger@sagepointadvisor.com

CHECK THE TWO ATTACHMENTS AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS STORY FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION RELATED TO THIS ARTICLE.

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Steiner and Granger: Annual market review of 2015 - and an eye on 2016

Steiner & Granger
141 N. Main St
P.O. Box 28
Bluffton, OH 45817
419-358-0689
jgranger@sagepointadvisor.com

Overview

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Steiner and Granger: Third quarter market review - July to September

Steiner & Granger
141 N. Main St
P.O. Box 28
Bluffton, OH 45817
419-358-0689
jgranger@sagepointadvisor.com

The Markets

Volatility returned to the equities markets in the third quarter, impacted by economic stress in China (the world's second largest economy) and Greece, coupled with underwhelming corporate earnings reports and falling energy stock prices.

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