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The 4 Pitfalls of No Plan

There are some things in life you just can’t plan for: an unexpected illness, job loss, death of spouse, disability…While these major events can impact your life, having an effective game plan can help ensure that it doesn’t ruin your financial well-being. Read more

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It is All About Your Beneficiaries as We Approach the Holidays

Published by Scott Danek

 One of the most commonly overlooked aspects of one’s financial life is the beneficiary designations on their various accounts, be it IRAs, life insurance, or even your non-retirement investment accounts (more on this later. . .). Talking beneficiaries is not anyone’s favorite pastime, so the good news is it only takes a few minutes to possibly save your loved ones a lot of time, money, and possibly their very relationships.  Read more

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Improving The Traditionally Allocated Portfolio

Published by Tyler Schlumpf

We’re going to introduce a few mathematical concepts in this article that are crucial to building a portfolio. For those that are already moving their cursor up to the X in the right hand corner, just stick with it! These concepts, whether we choose to learn them or not, have a significant impact on the way we combine investments and are important to understand as we discuss portfolio construction. Read more

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One of the Best Hours of Information You Will Ever Receive

Published by Scott Danek

Ask yourself the following questions:

  • Do you like a good night’s sleep?
  • Do you want to live a long, healthy life?
  • Do you want to attain and maintain your ideal level of fitness?
  • Do you want to ‘do good’ by your brain and help it be as healthy as possible for as long as possible?
  • Would you like to know about foods that not only are very good for you but very tasty too?
  • Would you like to have the health and wellness to pursue your favorite hobby as long as you choose?

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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