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Investment education, market insights, and other thoughts from our financial services team to help you Plan, Invest, and Succeed.

Inside the Economy: Consumers & Markets

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This week on “Inside the Economy”, we look at data points on one of the most important pieces of the economy, the consumer. Retail sales continue to recover and climb…
Home Improvement

Home Improvements That Are Worth the Money

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The coronavirus has put a halt to our lives and the American population is spending most of their time at home.  With travel being put on hold and restaurant take-out…

Inside the Economy: Holiday Spending and State budgets

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This week on “Inside the Economy”, we continue to look at consumer spending. Consumers are shifting dollars from restaurants and travel to household items, gifts and workout equipment. This is…
Investment Strategy - Planning for a Family

A Financial Planning Guide for 3 Major Life Events

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Sharkey, Howes & Javer has been in the financial planning industry for more than 30 years and many of our clients have gone through major life milestones throughout this time.…

Inside the Economy: Consumer Spending Supports U.S. Businesses

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This week on “Inside the Economy”, we look at the spending trends of U.S. consumers and the effect on domestic businesses. As unemployment rates improve, Americans get back to spending…

Inside the Economy: U.S. Consumer & Business during COVID recovery

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This week on “Inside the Economy”, we talk about U.S. consumer and business trends. Consumers are paying down debt and household net worth continues to increase. The travel & leisure…