SFA Newsletter Q1 2018

Even though some parts of the country are still getting hammered by winter weather, the promise of spring is in the air. It’s great to consider a fresh start as it warms up and the first glimpses of green appear.

Nine years ago, the spring was marked by a market plunge and an economic crisis that had people worried that they would continue to fall.

The opposite has in fact happened, and markets have continued to move upwards ever since. But the recent volatility can make us feel worried and anxious about our investments.

This week also marks the end of the traditional tax reporting season.  As you finish up 2017 and look forward to 2018, we wanted to share some tips for the rest of the year.

Please feel free to share these articles and videos with your friends and family – they are excellent conversation starters.


Happy Tax Day
April 10, 2018 You received a tax refund from the Feds and maybe one from the state in which you live. The amount of your tax refund could enable you to pay off or pay down lingering debt, add to or create an emergency fund, or maybe take a vacation. With this money, you now have choices abound and a buffet of options available.
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10 Daily Habits That Can Actually Change Your Life
March 30, 2018 Your attitude determines your altitude. “Succesful people don’t just drift off to the top. Getting there requires focused action, personal discipline and lots of energy every day to make things happen,” says American author and entrepreneur Jack Canfield. So, don’t let old habits hold you back.
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