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  • Building Prosperity News: June 2020

    Student Debt: It's Not Just for Young Adults Recent college graduates aren't the only ones carrying student loan debt. A significant number of older Americans have student debt, too. … Read More

  • Monthly Market Review: April 2020

    The Markets (as of market close April 30, 2020) April began on a sour note for stocks as each of the indexes listed here lost value. Economic reports reflected the negative impact of the COVID-19 … Read More

  • Watch Out for Coronavirus Scams

    Fraudsters and scam artists are always looking for new ways to prey on consumers. Now they are using the same tactics to take advantage of consumers' heightened financial and health concerns over the … Read More

  • Coping with Market Volatility

    Continuing to Invest May Help You Stay on Course In the current market environment, the value of your holdings may be fluctuating widely — and it's natural to feel tentative about further … Read More

  • Quarterly Market Review: January-March 2020

    The Markets (first quarter through March 31, 2020) The world's economies and stock markets have been rocked by the spread of COVID-19. Investors' fears prompted a major sell-off in February and March, plunging stocks … Read More

  • Bear Markets Come and Go

    The longest bull market in history lasted almost 11 years before coronavirus fears and the realities of a seriously disrupted U.S. economy brought it to an end. If you are losing sleep over … Read More

  • Building Prosperity News: April 2020

      Tax Refund: Spend or Save About 72% of taxpayers received a refund in 2018 and 2019. Here's how consumers spent the tax refunds they received in 2018 and what they planned to do with their 2019 … Read More

  • The Coronavirus and the Global Economy

    As of February 26, 2020, the death toll from COVID-19 — the official name of the coronavirus first reported in Wuhan, China — passed 2,700, while the number of confirmed cases exceeded 80,000. Almost all were in … Read More

  • Monthly Market Review: February 2020

    The Markets (as of market close February 28, 2020) With a growing number of countries reporting new cases of the coronavirus, the obvious spread of this dreaded virus prompted a massive panic sell-off, the likes … Read More

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    Texas is the #1 state in the nation for Female Entrepreneurs Houston’s Bay Oaks Country Club, was the setting of “Women Wealth & Wine” a conversational and informative new SERIES … Read More

  • Monthly Market Review: January 2020

    The Markets (as of market close January 31, 2020) January was full of ups and downs as investors rode a wave of uncertainty. The month began with many of the benchmark indexes listed here losing … Read More


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