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Dollars and Sense: Markets shrug off Greek drama

Money
by Warren Cole Smith
Posted 7/06/15, 11:08 am

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Tempted to borrow more money?

Finance
by Bill Newton
Posted 7/04/15, 08:33 am

A married couple sat down with me for financial counseling and asked, “The television ad said we could qualify for a mortgage of 100 percent of the value of our home, so should we refinance, pay off some of our credit card bills, and have some extra money for a nice vacation?”

This is a common question I hear from couples of all ages. Most are surprised when I respond, “I don’t know.”

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Dollars and Sense: Economy, markets continue dispensing good news

Money
by Warren Cole Smith
Posted 6/29/15, 11:15 am

Healthy jumps. The U.S. Supreme Court ruling upholding a key provision of the Affordable Care Act and lots of merger and acquisition (M&A) news in the healthcare sector caused it to surge last week. Cigna, Anthem, Humana, and Aetna are among the healthcare companies in the midst of merger and acquisition talks.

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