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Market Commentary: Supply Chain Issues Negatively Affected GDP and Housing in Q2, June

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Market Commentary: Supply Chain Issues Negatively Affected GDP and Housing in Q2, June

 Supply chain issues continued to constrain economic growth and housing. U.S. GDP grew 6.5% in the second quarter, falling 2.0% short of expectations. Strong consumer demand created a surge in purchases. Production didn’t match demand, and the corresponding drop in inventories robbed more than 1% of GDP growth. Housing demand slowed as well last month. Shortages of appliances along with higher interest rates and prices are pressuring demand for housing.

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5 Risk Factors to Watch in the Third Quarter of 2021

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5 Risk Factors to Watch in the Third Quarter of 2021

Though we’re still in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, with the number of vaccinations increasing and the great reopening upon us, we’re reemerging from our bunkers in full force.

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Market Commentary: Economy Reacts to Recent Upward Trends in COVID Cases, Unemployment Claims and Stocks

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Market Commentary: Economy Reacts to Recent Upward Trends in COVID Cases, Unemployment Claims and Stocks

The more contagious Delta variant has contributed to a 172% increase in U.S. COVID-19 cases over the last two weeks. The spike is raising concerns some social distancing measures may be reenacted. Initial jobless claims are increasing. Last week claims jumped above 400,000 after staying below that threshold for several weeks.

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Quarterly Market Outlook: Q3 2021

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Quarterly Market Outlook: Q3 2021

Watch this webinar hosted by Carson’s Senior Investment Strategist, Scott Kubie, and Portfolio Strategist, Patrick Sittner, for this Quarterly Market Outlook. Click Here to Watch the Webinar

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Quarterly Market Outlook Highlights: Q3 2021

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Quarterly Market Outlook Highlights: Q3 2021

Carson Partners’ Scott Kubie shares key events we saw in the past quarter and how we think they’ll affect markets in the upcoming quarter. Contact us to speak with a financial advisor.

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Ep 18: You’ve Got This Babe – Women & Their Spending Personalities

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Ep 18: You’ve Got This Babe – Women & Their Spending Personalities

Before you can effectively put together a retirement income plan, it’s important to understand your own tendencies for spending. Let’s explore the different spending personalities we see among women. Subscribe To The Show On Your Favorite App:

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You’ve Got This Babe – Women and Their Spending Personalities

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You’ve Got This Babe – Women and Their Spending Personalities

By Shawndi Purselley, CFP®, CDFA®, Owner and Co-Founder, Wealth Advisor Lord knows I have my share of personalities! However, have you ever considered what your “spending personality” is? I think a person’s spending personality is an important concept to understand. If you can grasp the type of spender you are, then you can focus on changing your bad financial habits. I will be the first to admit that when I was thinking through these, I found that there have been instances when I have exhibited each of these personalities depending on what the circumstances were.

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Market Commentary: U.S. Stocks Struggle as Inflation Jumps; China’s Economy Continues to Rebound

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Market Commentary: U.S. Stocks Struggle as Inflation Jumps; China’s Economy Continues to Rebound

Two big economic releases in the U.S. and a series of economic data in China highlighted a challenging week for U.S. stocks. Inflation surged 0.9% and has now increased 5.4% over the last year (Figure 1). The U.S. Consumer Price Index increased more than expected, led by large spikes in used vehicle prices.

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What to Consider if You Receive the Monthly Child Tax Credit Payments

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What to Consider if You Receive the Monthly Child Tax Credit Payments

The first payment of the Child Tax Credit started hitting bank accounts on July 15 and will continue every month for the rest of 2021. 

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How to Build a Succession Plan for Your Business

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How to Build a Succession Plan for Your Business

Watch this webinar hosted by Carson’s Managing Partner of Wealth Solutions, Jamie Hopkins, and Managing Director of Mergers and Acquisitions, Jason Carver, to learn more about how to build a succession plan for your business. Click Here to Watch the Webinar

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