Insights from Encore

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.

Investing Ahead of a Recession: 5 Mistakes to Avoid

Could a recession be on the horizon? Maybe. Maybe not. Recessions are notoriously difficult to predict, even when signals are starting to flash red. But that doesn’t mean investors should do nothing. Since the stock market tends to lead the economy by several months...

Roger Gaynor Nominated for Business Person of the Year

Roger Gaynor has been nominated for the Cheboygan Chamber of Commerce Business Person of the Year Award. This award recognizes a chamber member individual who exemplifies excellence in their field and leadership through their hard work, integrity, and dedication to...

Monthly Economic Update March 2020

THE MONTH IN BRIEF In February, anxieties about the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) rippled through stock, bond, and commodity markets. Stories about the disease dominated the news cycle, and concerns that a pandemic might occur hurt equities. The S&P 500 slipped...

Coronavirus & More

The 24-Hour News Cycle moves from Impeachment to COVID-19 to the Primaries – What’s next? In recent weeks, we’ve seen several major stories in the news. On the political front, in addition to the arrival of the presidential election through the 2020 caucuses and...

The Solo 401(k)

Do you work for yourself? Then you may want to consider the solo 401(k), which marries a traditional employee retirement savings account to a small-business, profit-sharing plan. To have a solo 401(k), you must either be the lone worker at your business or its only...

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SRI (Socially Responsible Investing), Impact Investing, and ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance) Investing belong to a growing category of investment choices that use traditional investing practices to responsibly impact society.

In the past, these investment strategies were viewed as too restrictive for most investors. But over time, improved evaluative data and competitive returns have pushed these strategies into the mainstream. Even though SRI, ESG investing, and impact investing share many similarities, they differ in some fundamental ways. Read on to learn more about investing for impact on our website==>.https://encorefinancialgroup.net/investing/investing-for-impact/
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We want to express our gratitude to all of the postal workers out there who tirelessly deliver our mail and packages. Thank you for all you do! #NationalPostalWorkersDay ... See MoreSee Less

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Meet Rich Galka. Rich is serving the Cadillac area for Encore Financial Group and has 20 years of experience as an independent life and health agent. Someday Rich hopes to take a family vacation to Alaska and enjoys riding his motorcycle, walking his Golden Retriever, and collecting coins. Learn more about Rich and our other representatives at encorefinancialgroup.net/representatives/rich-galka/ ... See MoreSee Less

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