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4 Simple Steps to Creating an Estate Plan

Published by Beth Schanou, JD

Most of the time, it feels like life is moving at the speed of light. I often feel my entire day, both at home and at the office, is spent in fast forward mode. As if it’s a race to get done as much as possible, I’m running from one thing to the next, all day long, and making sure every household member is fed, cared for, and attends school and their activities. Of course this includes the four-legged members of the family too. Read more

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Why the Cell Membranes in Your Body Should Be More Like PlayDoh Than its Container

Published by Scott Danek

Admit it, when you were a kid you couldn’t wait to crack open that plastic jar and get to the soft, pliable wonderment that was inside, right?!  Who knew that even at that young age you knew just a little about cell health, even if it was on an innate, subconscious level?! Read more

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Three Reasons pH Could Stand for Poor Health Rather Than Just ‘Potential Hydrogen’

Published by Scott Danek

I’m sure you didn’t wake up this morning thinking about your pH level, but if you knew how important it is to your health and how easy it is to help get it moving in the right direction you might go to bed tonight thinking about it and get up tomorrow morning doing something about it.  Let’s start with a few questions.

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Counting Sheep Isn’t Just for Kids

Submitted by Scott Danek

So, when was the last time you woke up saying ‘Boy, I wish I hadn’t gotten such a great night’s rest’?  Seriously, think about it for a minute.  Do you remember the dream you had last night?  Read more

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When Does Three Plus Two Equal More Than Five? On October 9th Is When!!

Published by Scott Danek

Equanimity Wealth Management, Conquest Fitness, Dart Bank, and Simplified Tax & Accounting share an interest in always looking for unique ways to add value to their clients and community.  Read more

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4 Easy Ways to Diversify Your Investments

Published By Jake Bleicher, Equity Analyst

The benefit diversified investments has for a portfolio is simple, in theory. It reduces the impact any individual investment has on the portfolio, and proper diversification can help mitigate losses during a market downturn. In practice however, portfolios can become a large hodgepodge of various assets rather than a methodical allocation. The key is to reduce the correlation between assets so that they generally perform independent of one another. Read more

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From Barefoot to Heels

Written by Katherine Squires, Director of Operations

Have you been thinking about starting a business or working with a friend? Take my advice… Read more

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Starting Over in Your 40’s

Written by Katherine Squires, Director of Operations

“The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.” Lao Tzu

This became my mantra. I believe these simple words changed my life. Read more

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5 Reasons It’s Important to Set Financial Goals

Published by Rob Furlong, Portfolio Manager

The alarm sounded promptly at 1a.m. Shortly after some rustling and grumbling the tent zippers opened and we stepped out into the frigid air. After a quick breakfast, we began heading uphill into the darkness. For the next eight hours life was little more than listening to the ice crunch with each step as we ascended over 5,000 feet into the thinning air. Shortly after 9a.m. we were at 14,200 feet-on top of one of the highest peaks in the Cascade mountain range. Read more

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How Emotional Decisions Can Ruin Your Investment Strategy

More money is left behind than lost during market declines. When an investor reacts emotionally to declines, they often pull money out of the market, derailing their investment strategy and leaving them much less exposed to equity markets. Often, these moves are made very near the bottom of the market and the investor leaves behind a substantial portion of return. Read more