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Here is a collection of finance-related news and information we consider worth knowing.

The content included here is meant for general use only; it is not to be considered advice.

Who Needs Estate Planning?

Why it is so important and not just for the rich.  You have an estate. It doesn’t matter how limited (or unlimited) your means may be, and it doesn’t matter if you own a mansion or a motor home. Rich or poor, when you die, you leave behind an estate. For some, this...

The Dow Dropped, Do not Drop Out of the Market

This week, the Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped in a way that it never had before. Monday, the benchmark fell 1,175 points, taking the greatest tumble in its long history. At one point, it was down 1,500 points during the trading day.1,2 While Monday’s Dow loss...

Guard Against the Inflation Grinch

Inflation comes in like a thief slowly sneaking up on you by increasing each year 3 to 4 percent. At first, you may not notice it too much, but when you look back you see the dramatic rise in the cost of things. Inflation and the increase in consumer goods In 1994, I...

‘What’ Comes After ‘Why’

What comes after why….. I recently had a conversation with a couple that wanted help deciding what to do with the money they had saved. I started the conversation where I always do, by exploring why money was important to them in the first place. We had discussions...

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After stopping by to eat some Julienne Tomatoes Deli & Bakery cookies with us at 418 Waukazoo, share some soup and make a difference at down the street!Friday, December 7th is the Downtown Petoskey Holiday Open House. We hope you join us for some of our delicious Tomato Basil Soup.

It is customary for us to serve over 800 people!

Every year I always think of the impact even one quarter of the people who attend, would have toward some cause... so this year, I’m asking you to consider bringing a healthy canned good for the less fortunate in our area.
We will be collecting the goods right outside our door.

There is POWER in NUMBERS, help us make a DIFFERENCE!


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Petoskey downtown winter open house is FRIDAY, DECEMBER 7! Stop by our office at 418 Waukazoo Avenue from 5-7 PM for some appetizers, brews, wine, hot cocoa and delicious cookies. ... See MoreSee Less

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