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SOMETHING MORE-JUNE 15 2013 SHOW

By on June 27, 2013 in Radio Show

Joining host Chris Boyd, CFP this week are Jason Lily of Rockland Trust Wealth Management and the Bright Rock Funds, Mike Burton of Slade Mortgage Group and Herb Montgomery of The Montgomery Group.  Along the the market recap we will be exploring a variety of financial topics with our guests. Check out this episode

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Market Week: June 24, 2013

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The Markets After the Federal Reserve laid out its blueprint for tapering off its economic support, financial markets promptly went into what was quickly dubbed a “taper tantrum.” The Dow followed a 206-point loss the afternoon of the Fed announcement with a 354-point drop the next day, its worst loss of the year.

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Signs of a Housing Recovery?

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Signs of a Housing Recovery?

According to a well-known gauge of the U.S. housing market, home prices have been on an upswing. The latest S&P/Case-Shiller 20-City Composite Home Price Index, which was released in May, posted its biggest gain in seven years. This improvement has spurred renewed optimism about housing’s role in the country’s economic recovery.

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Market Week: June 17, 2013

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The Markets Investors already on edge about the future of central bank efforts around the globe seemed unnerved by the Bank of Japan’s decision not to expand economic stimulus efforts there and arguments over a German court challenge to the European Central Bank’s ability to aid weaker eurozone members.

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Market Week: June 10, 2013

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The Markets All’s well that ends well: After losing 217 points on Wednesday, the Dow came roaring back with a 207-point gain two days later. Despite all the volatility, domestic equities managed minimal gains for the week across all four indices. Investors seemed reassured that the unemployment rate showed continued stabilization of the economy but […]

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New Reports Show Challenging Financial Outlook Continues for Social Security and Medicare

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New Reports Show Challenging Financial Outlook Continues for Social Security and Medicare

Every year, the Trustees of the Social Security and Medicare Trust Funds release reports to Congress on the current financial condition and projected financial outlook of these programs. This year’s reports, released on May 31, 2013, show that both programs face urgent financial challenges that should be addressed as soon as possible.

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June 8, 2013 – Compact of Cape Cod Conservation Trust and Long Term Care Insurance

By on June 8, 2013 in Radio Show

On this week’s “Something More”, Chris is joined by Mark Robinson, Executive Director of the Compact of Cape Cod Conservation Trust. They discuss the goals of the Compact, examples of ways the Cape Cod community benefit from these trusts, land trust advantages, and a new state income tax credit for those who donate eligible land. […]

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Market Week: June 3, 2013

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The Markets Whether it was “sell in May, go away” sentiment finally showing up or concern that the Fed might be closer to winding down economic support, investors decided to take profits last week, especially in the large, dividend-paying stocks of the Dow and S&P 500. As anxiety about potential future Fed action continued to […]

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