Financial Planning

Time to Stop the Stimulus

The economy is in recovery, which means we are no longer in need of massive government intervention and relief. When COVID-19 first hit, we saw the Federal, State, and local governments shut down their economies to slow down the virus. Economists and politicians will spend years debating whether the benefits of the shutdowns justified the…

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The Dollars and Cents of Being Content

  Brian Cochran joins ABQ Connect to discuss God’s call for us to be content, and what that means when it comes to wise financial planning.

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A Widow’s Guide to Finance Webinar

A Widow’s Guide to Finances John Moore Associates recently had the pleasure of hosting Miriam Neff, founder of Widow Connection, for a webinar to help widows navigate their finances. Miriam encourages those who have lost a spouse to prioritize your needs first and the needs of your family second. Surrounding yourself with a ‘board of…

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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…

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