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Louisa Schibli and Janice Shade are co-founders of Milk Money, a low-profit limited liability company that supports local investment, entrepreneurship, and small business through its local investment platform, educational and networking resources, and service for investors and entrepreneurs.
Janice Shade and Louisa Schibli are co-founders of Milk Money, a low-profit limited liability company that supports local investment, entrepreneurship, and small business through its local investment platform, educational and networking resources, and service for investors and entrepreneurs.
If you are a Gen-Xer, born between 1966 and 1975, retirement probably has you nervously eyeing your retirement account. According to a study conducted by The PEW Charitable Trusts, Gen-Xers were hit hard by the recession, losing nearly half (45%) of their wealth between 2007 and 2010. That is the bad news and it means you may have to work harder to save for retirement. The good news is that you still have time to save, and we have some guidance for you.
What milestones does your financial timeline include? The answer will depend on your situation, but there are a few financial steps you will want to take as you pass through each decade of your life. Some steps will help you avoid pitfalls and others will enable you to take advantage of opportunities.
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On December 15, 2016, the Federal Reserve Bank (the Fed) caused a .25% increase in short-term interest rates. Though the quarter point hike was small, it could signal the beginning of additional and gradual rate increases. Here is what you need to know.
Solar photovoltaic systems transform the sun’s rays into energy using solar panels. Photovoltaic systems often represent a significant investment of time and resources. As with any large investment, you will want to begin by asking the questions that will lead you to the best possible option for your situation.