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"After more than a year of political posturing and investor anticipation, Congress finally approved a $1.5 trillion tax cut, the most sweeping U.S. fiscal overhaul since 1986..."   Check out LPL's Timely Topics view on Tax Reform:  Tax_Reform 2018 ...

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We are excited to announce that we have moved to our new business location in St. Elmo:   3800 St. Elmo Ave, Suite 305 Chattanooga, TN 37409   SolomonWood Financial Advisors seeks to build a reputation on providing quality advice and service to our clients all over the country. Our co ...

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The U.S. stock market remains appreciably above long term historical valuation norms, while markets around the rest of the world are closer to their typical valuation levels. Earlier this year we saw bond yields fall to near record lows once again. This portends of lower returns on bonds in the futu ...

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Most homeowners’ with a mortgage should consider refinancing (again), as mortgage rates have dropped drastically after the Brexit vote. Click here to read Kenneth R. Harney’s article:https://www.washingtonpost.com/realestate/homeowners-can-reap-benefits-as-mortgage-rates-near-record-lows/2016/07 ...

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During January and most of February the stock markets around the world went down. Commentators talked about how we might be on the verge of a recession, and the Federal Reserve Board decided to hold off on any further interest rate increases. People were generally nervous about the future. Then, in ...

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"The latest Beige Book suggests that the U.S. economy is still growing near its long-term trend, but that the drag from a stronger dollar and weaker energy prices, along with the slowdown in emerging market (EM) economies—most notably China, are still having a major impact on the manufacturing sec ...

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"Without a will, a probate court decides where your property goes; it can take months--sometimes years. Money you intended for heirs and good causes may go to pay lawyers."Check the following link for LPL's full list of essential estate-planning documents: 9 Essential Estate Planning Documents. ...

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"Since mid-2014, just as many market participants were gearing up for a collapse in the dollar, a stronger dollar emerged. This has been a headwind for U.S. exports, commodity prices, and corporate revenue and earnings, and played a large role in Fed policy via the tighter monetary conditions caused ...

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