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Hoping this finds you well.

If you work for a company that provides a 401(k) match, consider yourself lucky. In this age of the COVID-19 and company cut backs, the company match is one of the first things to go. 

Wondering how a company match works? Learn more in this week's blog below.

In good health!

Rick Fingerman, CFP® and Lyman H. Jackson, CFP®
Independent. Fee only. Fiduciaries
401(k) Matches: Why do they matter? 
The company match is designed to encourage employees to participate in the plan. Employers need employees—especially the rank and file—to participate so that the plan passes annual compliance testing. 
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Whether in retirement or nearing retirement, our disciplined approach will help ensure you are on track
Women in Transition
Recently widowed or divorced, our compassionate approach will give you peace of mind and a sense of empowerment
Paying for College
With skyrocketing costs and little time left to save, without a college plan, one's retirement could be in jeopardy
Would Zinc Lozenges Help with COVID-19?
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What Does Drinking Soy Milk Do to Hormone Levels?
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Experts Rate The Risk of Summer Activities

There's no such thing as a zero-risk outing right now. As states begin allowing businesses and public areas to reopen, decisions about what's safe will be up to individuals
Bananas As We Know Them Are Doomed
There are thousands of types of bananas but Americans have eyes for only one kind -- the very marketable yellow Cavendish, which accounts for 95% of global banana exports. But this multi-billion dollar industry is under threat.
8 Secrets of Success
Why do people succeed? Is it because they're smart? Or are they just lucky? Neither. Analyst Richard St. John condenses years of interviews into an unmissable 3-minute slideshow on the real secrets of success.
Recipe of the Week

Indian Cashew Curry “Navratan Kurma”
This recipe gets its flavors from a variety of spices! Serve with brown rice.
Quote of the Week
"Caregiving often calls us to lean into love we didn't know possible"

-Tia Walker
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