Monthly Archive for: ‘January, 2016’

Investment Summary as of December 31, 2015

2015 was a difficult year for investors. Weighing on the markets was speculation on if or when the Federal Reserve would raise rates (they finally did in December), significant declines in commodity/energy prices, a slowing Chinese economy, and a surging U.S. dollar that negatively impacts diversifying strategies to international stocks and bonds.   U.S. stocks in the S&P 500 Index finished […]

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Jackie’s Story

Jackie Stafford suffered from over a decade of poor dental health and was unable to afford private dental care. Through some connections with Catholic Charities, Jackie found the dental clinic at Neighborhood Services Organization (NSO). She soon made an appointment and received much-needed treatment at a very affordable rate. (see “Immediately when you walk in the door, they are […]

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