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Advice Can Help When Making Charitable Gifts

Provided by Edward Jones. Now that it’s the holiday season, gifts are probably on your mind – and you might intend for some of those gifts to go to charities. Although your intentions are good, you could be shortchanging both your recipients and yourself with your method of giving. But with some guidance, you can

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Here’s Your ‘Recession Survival’ Checklist

Provided By Edward Jones It’s unfortunate, but recessions are part of the economic landscape. So, it’s handy to have a recession survival checklist: First, assess your income stability. If you think your income could be threatened or disrupted, you might want to consider adding some freelance or part-time work.  Next, review your spending. Look for

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Short-Term Investments Offer Liquidity – And More

Generally speaking, investing is a long-term process. You invest in your IRA and 401(k) to reach a long-term goal – retirement. You may invest in a 529 education savings plan for many years to reach another long-term goal – college for your children. But is there also a place in your portfolio for shorter-term investments?

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Market Has Slowed, But Homes Still Sell Quickly

In July, despite interest rates in the mid-5 percents and an active listing count over 72 percent higher than last year, Edgewater, Lakewood and Wheat Ridge experienced an average sales price gain of nearly 9 percent year-over-year. The pace of the market has certainly slowed since last year, but homes are still selling very quickly

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A Glimpse Into Morning Star Assisted Living & Memory Care

On the site where Clancy’s pub stood for years and adjacent to Sprouts Market, you will find Morning Star Assisted Living & Memory Care. It opened about five years ago and, according to Executive Director Chad McGlothlin, it has become a “community within a community” Chad came onboard two years ago, the week before the

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How Safe Are Your Savings?

In March 2020, the Federal Reserve Bank eliminated the requirement for banks to keep reserves. This was one of many economic stimulus measures, most of them temporary. Yet, last year the Fed clarified this was a permanent change. When talking about bank reserves, it’s important to ask why they’re required. Banks having no money on

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The Lasting Impact of COVID-19 On Commercial Lease Negotiations

When COVID-19 struck businesses in March of 2020, many assumed the impact would be short-lived, that after a few weeks of shutdowns and lock-ins, business and life would return to normal. Now, well over a year later, and with new variants and surges emerging despite vaccines, the question is: when, how, or even if, a

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Local Real Estate Market Update

In October Edgewater, Lakewood and Wheat Ridge witnessed an average sales price explosion of over 22 percent, year-over-year. The gains were so steep that total sales volume was up nearly 5 percent even though the number of transactions was down over 14 percent. Unsurprisingly, it took nearly a week less time to sell a house

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