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Each week we post an original article on a variety of topics. Past topics include: reviewing your investment portfolio, handling the ups and downs of the stock market, and the questions to ask yourself before you retire.

We may even feature some of our clients, or have a fun quiz from time to time. Check back each week for a new post.

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Stock Market Uncertainty & Tax Reform

Peter C. Hafner, CFP®, CWS®
Peter C. Hafner, CFP®, CWS® | Wednesday, December 19 , 2018
Uncertainty forces a correction
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Can A Stock Portfolio Replace My Paycheck When I Retire?

Peter C. Hafner, CFP®, CWS®
Peter C. Hafner, CFP®, CWS® | Thursday, December 06 , 2018
In my last article  we learned that a portfolio of bonds alone will not be enough for most of us to replace our paycheck once we stop working.
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Can Bonds Replace My Paycheck When I Retire?

Peter C. Hafner, CFP®, CWS®
Peter C. Hafner, CFP®, CWS® | Monday, November 12 , 2018
As I promised in my last article  in this post we will explore investing in bonds as a tool for creating an income stream for retirement that is both...
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Your Mindset Is The Most Important Retirement Planning Tool

Peter C. Hafner, CFP®, CWS®
Peter C. Hafner, CFP®, CWS® | Monday, October 29 , 2018
In my last article I promised I would show you some tools and strategies you could use to create an income stream for retirement that is both insulated...
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How To Retire When The Market Is Dropping

Peter C. Hafner, CFP®, CWS®
Peter C. Hafner, CFP®, CWS® | Thursday, October 25 , 2018
The stock market had a big drop last week. In fact, it was the biggest decline since April.
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What Do the Letters Mean After My Financial Advisor's Name?

Cassie Hafner
Cassie Hafner | Thursday, September 20 , 2018
CFP®, CWS®, CFA®, PFS® - there are so many acronyms, but what do they all mean?
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The Curves of Retirement: Calculating Your Retirement Trajectory

Peter C. Hafner, CFP®, CWS®
Peter C. Hafner, CFP®, CWS® | Thursday, June 28 , 2018
Have you ever watched a good basketball player shoot a free throw? They bounce the ball a couple of times and line up the shot. Then, whoosh! The ball...
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Does my Financial Advisor Need to be Local?

Peter C. Hafner, CFP®, CWS®
Peter C. Hafner, CFP®, CWS® | Wednesday, January 10 , 2018
I just got off the phone with tech support for my home printer. It’s pretty incredible, they were able to remote into my home network and get everything...
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3 Fears of Letting a Professional Manage your Finances

Peter C. Hafner, CFP®, CWS®
Peter C. Hafner, CFP®, CWS® | Wednesday, November 15 , 2017
I saw my doctor the other day. He's a great guy and runs a good practice. I really appreciate how efficient and accommodating he and his staff are. But...
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How to Sabotage Your Retirement by Using Multiple Advisors

Peter C. Hafner, CFP®, CWS®
Peter C. Hafner, CFP®, CWS® | Wednesday, April 26 , 2017
I found myself thinking about eggs this morning. Maybe it's because Easter just passed. Or maybe I was just hungry. Or it could have been because of a...
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