Newsletter Issue: Vol 6 Issue 8
August 2017 
In This Issue
 
Taking a Vacation from the News
(and missing Paul Kangas)
smartphone_stocks.jpg I recently took a vacation and enjoyed the time away from the flow of news about the world and the markets. If you read or listen to news, you've likely heard plenty of information about the stock market highs and lows. It can be confusing as you try to figure out what's really happening.
Kristin Rodriguez   
 
Medicare Enrollment Options
2017-2018
Some key Medicare enrollment periods are approaching. This fall and winter, there are three periods in which Medicare beneficiaries can either enroll or disenroll in forms of coverage. It starts with open enrollment which begins October 15.
    
 
tourist-couple.jpg 8 Travel Myths Revealed 
Everyone loves a trick, a tip, or a deal; but if it sounds too good to be true, it probably is. 
Conde Nast Traveler dispels 8 travel myths .   
    
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August Quote
"The difference between genius and stupidity is that genius has its limits."
~ Albert Einstein      
 
Stock Market Jargon
"Blue chip" - "Volatility" Perhaps it is time to 
translate these and some other esoteric stock market terms into plain English.

 
Monthly Economic Update
We have witnessed some remarkable tranquility on Wall Street. As July ended, the S&P 500 had not had a 3% decline in almost nine months. The economy keeps puttering along, growing decently, if not spectacularly, and showing no signals of a recession. Even though late summer is traditionally a weak stretch for stocks.

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