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Don’t Change 401(k) Mix During Market Drops

As you’re well aware, we’ve seen some sudden and sizable drops in the financial markets in 2019. While market volatility is nothing new, the recent plunges happened during a period of general political and economic unease. Still, it can be harmful to overreact to such events – especially if it means making radical changes to…

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Be Creative When Withdrawing from Retirement Accounts

Like many people, you may spend decades putting money into your IRA and your 401(k) or similar employer-sponsored retirement plan. But eventually you will want to take this money out – if you must start withdrawing some of it. How can you make the best use of these funds? To begin with, here’s some background:…

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Not Too Soon for End-of-Year Financial Moves

We’ve still got a couple of months until 2019 draws to a close, but it’s not too early to make some end-of-the-year financial moves. In fact, it may be a good idea to take some of these steps sooner rather than later. Here are a few suggestions: Boost your 401(k) contributions. Like many people, you…

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Financial Horizons donates to community organizations

Employees of Financial Horizons Credit Union donated $5,000 to five local community groups last week, with each organization receiving $1,000 each. The money is raised at each branch of FHCU throughout the year from members who donate their change into the hero jar, employees who pay a dollar on Fridays to wear jeans, as well…

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How to Become a Long-term Investor

It’s a fairly predictable pattern: When the stock market rises, more people invest, but after a large-scale drop, many of these same people head for the exits. But by staying out of the financial markets, and only putting their money in “safe” vehicles that offer few or no growth prospects, are they really helping themselves?…

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Business of Art Class in Fallon

Art comes in many forms; photography, paintings, metals, woodwork, sculpture, printmaking, drawing, jewelry, leather goods, and so much more. You can turn your talent or hobby into a small business with the help of the Small Business Development Center. Join the expert trainers of the SBDC on Saturday, October 12th at 8:30 a.m. for six…

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Back Roads Vintage Market returns

Back Roads Vintage Market will be in Fallon, Nevada at its new location, 1500 Auction Rd, October 5th with loads of super cute junk, repurposed finds, vintage decor and much more! Back Roads Vintage Market will be in Fallon, Nevada October 5th from 9:00am-4:00pm at their NEW LOCATION 1500 Auction Road. If you are interested…

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They’re Philanthropic Entrepreneurs

by Rachel Dahl Two local girls have taken to the business world in an effort to raise money to help victims of cancer. Lakota Casey and her friend Hazel Mackedon are fifth graders who for the past three years have run a lemonade/hot chocolate stand in their neighborhood, depending on the time of year. “We…

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Can “AI” Help You Become a Better Investor?

For the past several years, artificial intelligence – or AI – has increasingly found a place in many walks of life. Almost certainly, you use some form of AI, whether it’s your time on social media, your use of mobile banking, the navigation system you rely on for directions, or any of the many other…

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NCET Hosts its 14th Annual Small Business Expo

Develop, Grow, and Prosper: Learning the Tricks and Trade of Small Businesses Nevada’s Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology (NCET) is hosting its 14th annual Small Business Expo on Friday, Sept. 20 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Mt. Rose Ballroom at the Reno-Sparks Convention Center. The NCET Small Business Expo is Northern Nevada’s largest and oldest…

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