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Connecting With Clients and the Community

Business, Profiles

Connors Wealth Management Bringing Value to Brevard Many high school students in New England dream of attending a college where the campus is bathed in sunshine, shaded by palm trees and students walk to class in shorts and sandals, instead…

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How to Build Your Portfolio Income


Bam! Let’s Kick It Up A Notch! We all know, only too well, that the “usual” places we save money (savings accounts, money markets, CDs, etc.) aren’t paying us much, if anything. Interest rates are among the lowest they’ve been…

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Diversifying Beyond Stocks and Bonds


  Alternatives Provide Options to Traditional Investments   The profound effectiveness of portfolio diversification was first recognized by noted economist and Nobel Prize recipient Harry Markowitz in 1952. In today’s global financial markets Markowitz’s theory is as important as ever….

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Weathering the Budget Storms


There has been much discussion during the first half of this year surrounding government budget cuts. From talk of Continuing Resolution (CR) to sequestration to furloughs, it’s not just federal employees caught in the crosshairs.

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Staying Alive, Staying Alive

Business, Money

Planning and Execution Key to Successful Retirement by Ryan Lees   “Retirement is like a long vacation in Las Vegas. The goal is to enjoy it to the fullest, but not so fully that you run out of money.” –…

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Q and A with Marcus Harley

Business, Profiles

  NAME:  Marcus C. Harley   TITLE: PNC Bank, Vice President & Regional Manager for Space Coast Region   EDUCATION:  B.S. in Management and Marketing, Salisbury University, Maryland   MARRIED: To the girl of my dreams, Maureen Harley, for 15…

Finance by Amy Persaud
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The Keys to Fiscal Literacy


Understanding Financial Statements Whether you are a new investor, a business owner, a manager, an executive, a nonprofit director, or just trying to keep track of your personal finances, understanding how to read and analyze your financial statements will give you…