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The Federal Reserve’s Unprecedented Moves- What they are. How they help.

June 25, 2020

Money Matters Brought to you by: Community Partner Vision Financial Group, Inc. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, almost every state in America is under some sort of stay-at-home order. This unprecedented time has also led many businesses, large and small, to downsize or close up shop entirely. In response to the drastic impact that …

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Corona Virus Concerns? Consider Past Health Crises

May 28, 2020

Money Matters Brought to you by: Community Partner Vision Financial Group, Inc. During the last week of February 2020, the S&P 500 lost 11.49% — the worst week for stocks since the 2008 financial crisis — only to jump by 4.6% on the first Monday in March.1 By all accounts, the drop was largely driven by …

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CARES Act Provides Relief to Individuals and Businesses

April 29, 2020

Money Matters Brought to you by: Community Partner Vision Financial Group On Friday, March 27, 2020, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act was signed into law. This $2 trillion emergency relief package is intended to assist individuals and businesses during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and accompanying economic crisis. Major relief provisions are …

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College Cost Date for the 2020 School Year

March 30, 2020

Money Matters Presented by: Vision Financial Group, Inc. Each year, the College Board releases its annual “Trends in College Pricing” report that highlights current college costs and trends. While costs can vary significantly depending on the region and college, the College Board publishes average cost figures, which are based on a survey of nearly 4,000 …

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Avoiding Probate with Trusts

December 27, 2019

Legal Matters Presented by: Bradford & Holliman, Estate Planning “Hindsight is 20/20” and here’s how to avoid a big “gotcha” with revocable living trusts in estate planning. One family was so grateful their mother had created her revocable trust 18 years ago. As the mother’s health worsened, the daughter named as the co-trustee managed her …

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IRA and Retirement Plan Limits for 2020 have Increased

December 27, 2019

Money Matters Presented by: Vision Financial Group,www.vision-financialgroup.com IRA contribution limits. The maximum amount you can contribute to a traditional IRA or a Roth IRA in 2020 is $6,000 (or 100% of your earned income, if less), unchanged from 2019. The maximum catch-up contribution for those ages 50 or older remains at $1,000. You can contribute …

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4 Tips to Inventorying Your Possessions for Insurance Purposes

November 25, 2019

Money Matters Presented by: Vision Financial Group, www.vision-financialgroup.com It’s great to have insurance against damage and loss, but if you can’t show proof of your possessions, it may result in a protracted settlement process with your insurance company. Creating an inventory may take a bit of upfront work, but it can pay future benefits in …

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Business Wellness: STEPS Ministries

September 26, 2019

Healthy Living Brought to you by: Community Partner White Plume Technologies, www.whiteplume.com Some of Your Most Valuable Employees Are High-Functioning Alcoholics. They may perform well, but they need help—what will your company do? Companies take pride in their high-functioning employees. As they should. But do you want to know a secret? Sometimes, those people are …

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Good News about Social Security

September 26, 2019

Money Matters presented by: Vision Financial Many Millennials and GenXers have the notion that Social Security won’t be around by the time they retire. Well there’s good news…sort of. The Trustees Report of the Social Security Trust Funds reported on April 22, 2019 the financial condition and the challenges faced by the Social Security program. …

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Living Out Your Calling & Finish Well

September 26, 2019

Special Feature Brought to you by: Community Partner Convene, www.convenenow.com For 38 years Young Business Leaders (YBL) has been taking the gospel and discipling men in the marketplace. We have taken the teachings of Jesus and applied them to work, family, and community. We hold evangelistic events, our Summer Series, place men and women in …

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