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Inside The Economy with SH&J: Unemployment & Fed Decision

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On this week’s Inside the Economy with SH&J, we discuss unemployment numbers. Job openings in May exceeded the number of people unemployed for the 15th straight month. Could there be…

Why are my Medicare Premiums Increasing?

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For many people, Social Security and Medicare seem to go hand-in-hand. Both benefits are typically received during your 60s, and Medicare premiums are often deducted from monthly Social Security checks....

Inside The Economy with SH&J: Manufacturing Slowing & Emerging Trade Partners

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On this week’s Inside the Economy with SH&J, we discuss a slight slowdown in the manufacturing sector of the economy. Inventories and job cuts are increasing, but how important is…

Understanding Interest Rates (part 1) | Historical Highs and Lows

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Interest rates have a significant impact on your finances whenever you purchase an expensive item, such as a house or car. Interest rates have fluctuated a great deal over the...

Inside The Economy with SH&J: Trade Uncertainty & The Importance of Bond Exposure

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On this week’s Inside the Economy with SH&J, we discuss how this week’s Fed decision could determine the future of inflation and bond prices. In a news-driven market, how will…

Market Insights & Commentary

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Investors couldn’t have asked for a better start to the 2019 calendar year. It was only a mere five months ago that the stock market was experiencing a nearly 20%...