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Eric Toya to Volunteer at Los Angeles Financial Planning Day 2014

Saturday, October 25, 2014, the City of Los Angeles, the Los Angeles Chapter of the Financial Planning Association and the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards will be partnering to host the 2014 Los Angeles Financial Planning Day. Members of the community will have the opportunity to meet one-on-one with financial planners to discuss their…

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Navigoe Third Quarter 2014 Market Review: Stormy Seas

Just when we had become accustomed to the smooth sailing that the markets had been delivering, we are reminded that stormy seas are part of the journey of being invested in the stock market. After three years of steady gains, market prices took a healthy step backwards. Among all major equity asset classes, only large…

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Maximizing Your Social Security Benefits, by Scott Leonard

Navigoe Founding Partner, Scott Leonard, penned an article for Time Magazine about how to maximize yourSocial Security Benefits.  The article was a real life case of a client who had made plans to begin Social Securityretirement benefits, but changed course when we showed him the possible benefit of waiting. Read the full article here: Maximize Your Social Security…

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Navigoe First Quarter 2014 Market Review

Following the tremendous gains in the global stock markets in 2013, many feared that the market had become overvalued and was due for a correction in prices.  In fact, January began with market losses, seeming to confirm those concerns.  The US markets were off by 3.5% and the International markets were down more than 4%….

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Navigoe 2013 Year End Market Review

2013 was a year in which all eyes were on our nation’s capital.  We began the year on the cusp of going over the fiscal cliff.  We endured the sequester, the beginning of the Fed QE taper, and even a government shutdown. Through it all, the markets continued their ascent up the proverbial “wall of…

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