Month: May 2021

Inflation: Cause for Concern, Not Panic

Inflation concerns have been bubbling for some time. Those fears were realized in the April inflation report that shows the highest monthly core CPI numbers in my lifetime. Why is inflation spiking? Multiple stimulus bills have added trillions in surplus cash to Americans’ bank accounts (demand). Meanwhile, COVID shutdowns disrupted supply. A surplus of funds pursuing fewer…

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A Widow’s Guide to Finance

Becoming a widow is one of the most challenging milestones in one’s life. While reeling from grief and a new void in their life, a widow now must take on financial responsibilities that she might not have had to do in the past. Brian Cochran discusses why keeping your financial advisory circle small is a…

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