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What Does Your Tax Return Say about You?



Taxes—ugh. The very thought of them can make a lot of us feel stressed, especially as tax time approaches. But there’s a silver lining. By looking at some of the details of your tax return, you can learn a lot about yourself as an investor. And you might even find ways to save on taxes in the…

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November Jobs Report – Nothing New in November



The Department of Labor reported on Friday that 178,000 jobs were added in November, roughly what the 2016 average has been. The unemployment rate ticked down to 4.6%, which is the lowest since 2007, however the labor-force participation rate and wage growth were both down. Here are my thoughts on…

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