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Positive and Sustained Market Growth

How did the markets perform in Q3? If we had to pick one word to describe performance in Q3, it would...

Deducting Moving Expenses Related to a New Job

Moving into a new home can bring many expenses that quickly add up. However, if you had to relocate for a...

Another Week of Highs

Another Week of Highs

Before we begin our usual weekly commentary, we wanted to take a moment to honor the victims of Sunday’s terrible attack...

Dark Flower

Managing Taxes During a Divorce or Separation

When couples decide to divorce or separate, they likely must address various financial details related to their partnership. Depending on how...

Nasdaq hits high

Stocks Mixed, Fed Changes Policy

Domestic indexes were mixed last week, as the Dow gained 0.36%, the S&P 500 eked out a 0.08% increase, and the...

job market

Deductions for Job Searches

Searching for a job can be a long, arduous process. Fortunately, one benefit job seekers may be able to enjoy is...

strong corporate earnings

Understanding Record Highs

After briefly stumbling the week of September 4, domestic indexes notched significant gains last week and hit record highs. By Friday, the...

investments in a hurricane

Are Your Investments Hurricane Ready?

  • September 10, 2017
  • 401k

Cokie’s in hurricane mode. Are you? The office is being boarded up in preparation for Hurricane Irma, but, here at Alphavest,...

Irma has us boarded up but (still) OPEN for BIZ!

You’ve gotta smile when a woman with a drill shows up to board up the office. I told her she could...

Economy

Markets Bounce Back

Key information on economic health – and a reminder to look beyond the headlines. Beyond the Headlines in Housing and Manufacturing...