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Is the Bear Market Over? 📉🐻 Thumbnail

Is the Bear Market Over? 📉🐻

No doubt, 2022 was a painful year in the stock market. From January through October, the S&P 500 was down 25%. It recovered slightly in the 4th quarter to end the year down about 20%. This was one of the worst years since the Great Financial Crisis of 2008. The market reacted sharply to the Federal Reserve increasing interest rates at a rapid clip. Now that inflation seems to be easing, are we out of the woods yet?

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2023 Contribution Limits Have Changed

With inflation taking a toll on everyone, it’s hard to find anything good about it. We finally have a silver lining! The 2023 retirement plan contribution limits have been announced and they have all gone up dramatically, in large part because of the inflationary effect. For those of you who are still working, this is a good opportunity to take advantage of your opportunity to save more money towards retirement as well as your health savings accounts.

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Financial Books That Have Stood the Test of Time

There are countless financial books out there that promise to make you a more intelligent investor, an expert budgeter, or a money guru. But which ones contain solid advice, and which ones should you pass over? There are so many options that it's hard to tell.

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