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Two Proven Methods to Pay Off Debt

As you’re thinking about how to pay off your current debt, you may be wondering how to prioritize. The two most common debt prioritization strategies are the snowball method and the avalanche method.

July 16, 2024

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Property and Casualty

Why a Crop Insurance Broker Is an Essential Partner for Agricultural Producers

In a volatile environment for agriculture business, a thorough, customized program of risk management and property and casualty insurance ― including Crop Insurance ― is essential. And for that, farmers, ranchers and other growers need to work with a certified Crop Insurance broker.

July 16, 2024

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Weekly Market Update

Stocks advanced last week as market leadership shifted amid fresh inflation data and quarterly corporate reports starting to roll in.

July 15, 2024

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Paying Off Debt? Start Here

Part of prudently managing debt is making sure you have a plan to repay what you borrow. Of course, any plan starts with a solid grasp of your budget and a full emergency fund! While it may seem counterproductive to begin with saving before paying down debt, let’s discuss why these two planks make the best foundation.

July 11, 2024

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Wealth Services

Monthly Market and Economic Update - June 2024

Read about the latest insights on the market and economy from our Director of Investments, Bob Janson.

July 9, 2024

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Property and Casualty

Today’s Special: Resilience as Restaurants Navigate Tough Insurance Market

At a time when the National Restaurant Association projects sales topping $1 trillion for the first time ever this year, the future for businesses in this notoriously risky industry nevertheless seems more precarious than ever. In this business climate, robust risk management and an expertly designed insurance program couldn't be more important.

July 9, 2024

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Wealth Services

Weekly Market Update

Stocks steadily advanced over the holiday week thanks to strength in mega-cap tech issues and encouraging jobs data.

July 8, 2024

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Wealth Services

Major Life Event? It May Be Time for a Financial Review

When you have a major life event such as getting married, having a child, or buying a home, your financial situation and priorities may change. As your life changes, your financial decisions must stay in line with your goals, values, and needs. When these situations come up, it’s always a good idea to conduct a financial review. Evaluate your current situation, habits, and any additional needs to account for so you can be prepared.

July 1, 2024

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Weekly Market Update

Stocks finished the last week of June and Q2 mixed as investors digested a fresh round of economic data.

July 1, 2024

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