Newsletter Issue: Vol 8 Issue 5
May 2019
May Quote
"Education is what remains after one has forgotten
what one has learned in school."
~ Albert Einstein
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The Game of College
This spring I found myself on beautiful college campuses going on tours with my two high school aged kids. The tour guides are invariably interesting and happy. They all want you to know why their school is the best....Wandering near the sushi bar and specialty teas in the cafeteria, you start to wonder if it’s all worth it. 
Kristin Rodriguez
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And Speaking of College -
Ways to Ease the Cost
How much could a college education cost in the 2030's? A look at grants, scholarships, 529 plans and other methods. 
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5 Retirement Wrinkles for Couples with Big Age Gaps
Is your spouse or partner much younger or older than you? Retirement decisions are always complex. But they can be doubly so when a big age gap between spouses means wide variations in retirement dates, life expectancy, health and other factors. Read this at Kiplinger.com
Monthly Economic Update
Wall Street shifted its focus from trade to earnings in April. Wall Street is entering May after enjoying some April tailwinds. The earnings parade is expected to wind down this month, and as May plays out, bulls may turn their attention back to trade matters – or to something else entirely.
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