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Giving Back

I get asked a lot about giving back and there are many ways that you can do this. You can give a personal financial donation, organize a fundraiser and encourage others to join you, or you can sacrifice your time and energy to help the cause. All are appreciated and if done in the right context, will usually make a difference.

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Congratulations Jonathon!

We are thrilled to announce that Jonathon Jordan has earned the title of Partner at Walkner Condon Financial Advisors! He validated his partnership requirements in September and is an invaluable part of our team. We are always focused on ways to improve the client experience at Walkner Condon and feel that the addition of Jon to our leadership team continues that ambition. Please help all of us at Walkner Condon in congratulating Jon on this tremendous accomplishment.

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Can Bad Luck Sink Your Retirement?

It is possible that your retirement could be sunk merely by an unlucky couple of years in the beginning. Accepting and knowing that luck is actually a factor in our success, how do we help defend against sequence of return risk?

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How Have the Markets Done So Far in 2018?

This year we have seen a return of volatility to the markets. By May the Trump Administration ramped up the rhetoric and then the implementation of tariffs against China and other countries, causing uncertainty and retaliatory reactions from other governments. As a result, equity market returns have begun to bifurcate.

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Constructing a Financial Services Team

For the entire summer of 2018, we have had a front row seat to the road construction outside of our windows on Monroe Street in Madison, WI. And while we have said our fair share regarding the traffic backups and navigation difficulties, we are excited to have the finished product be a significantly improved thoroughfare for our neighborhood.

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How Much Are You ACTUALLY Spending?

It can’t be stressed enough that the easiest path toward financial success is to spend less than you bring in. It is easier said than done! But with a few simple changes to your habits, you can get control of your spending.

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