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Planning, Emotions, and Drastic Actions

By John Park Have you ever spent time diagnosing yourself on the internet? There are so many self-help medical resources out there. It is almost a curse. I occasionally find these resources helpful, but sometimes I need to avoid them. I’m normally not a hypochondriac, however, after 30 minutes on WebMD, I feel like I have every illness known to …

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Rumors of Bubbles, Crashes, and Scandals?

By Ryan Craner If you listen to the news media, you will hear a constant parade of fearful statements worrying about how high the markets are and whether or not the current market levels are justified. You will be bombarded by endless speculation about when the markets will inevitably fall. Media reports carry an anxious and overly suspicious tone that …

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Millennials: The Young and the Reckless

You are twenty-one years old. You are young, and you have never thought about the word retirement in your whole life. Your employer offers a 401k that you don’t use, and you have some friends who mention their 401(k), but you’re pretty sure they don’t even know what it is or what it’s for. A few web searches might hold …