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Subscribing to the adage, “give a man a fish and he will eat for a day, teach a man how to fish and he will eat for a lifetime,” Financial Poise offers its audience objective and plain English education about investing. If you are looking for recommendations on particular stocks or looking to make a quick buck trading, you came to the wrong place. Financial Poise teaches investors about the fundamentals of investing for the long term.

Financially Fit in Your 40s

Check out the winning essays from the 2016 Financial Poise Essay Contest: Financially Fit in Your 40s.

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Military Saving For Retirement

Military Saving for Retirement

Military life comes with its own unique struggles and benefits, the military retirement plan being just one of them. This paper intends to explore the ramifications of the new military retirement plan and other military financial experiences.

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Save for the Future, But Live for the Now

We are pleased to publish the winning essays from the 2016 Financial Poise Essay Contest: Financially Fit in Your 40s.

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More Venting About the ‘Democratizing’ of Investing

More Venting About the ‘Democratizing’ of Investing

I believe, in fact, that someone heavily invested in the public equity markets (whether directly through stocks or through stock mutual funds) and other widely traded or held asset classes may be irresponsible for not investing in startups. This is because the concept of diversification is commonly misunderstood to mean that as long as you invest in a broad array of stocks you will be well diversified.

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A Few Minutes With…Michelle Huhnke

Michelle M. Huhnke is a partner with the Sugar Felsenthal Grais & Hammer law firm in Chicago and New York, focusing her practice on estate planning, charitable planning and wealth preservation. She works with clients and families to develop estate plans that address varied family circumstances and include efficient estate, gift and generation-skipping tax planning.

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A Few Minutes With…Tracy Treger

Soon Tracy Treger will begin covering commercial real estate in a regular column for Financial Poise. Here we chat with Treger about her background, which provides her with unique insights on the topic.

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A Few Minutes With…Adam Hirsch

Soon, Hirsch will share his thoughts on current events and legal issues in the world of commercial fraud in a new column called “(Alleged) Frauds, Fakes and Ponzis.” In this interview, Hirsch discusses his background, and why commercial fraud is a subject not easily generalized.

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A Few Minutes With … Bruce Walker

Bruce Walker joined Stack’s Bowers Galleries, a firm engaged in the sale and auction of rare coins and currency, in early 2015 as a World Numismatist and Cataloger. He has collected world gold coins by Friedberg catalog number since his mid-20s.

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A Few Minutes With…Sharestates’ CEO Allen Shayanfekr

Allen Shayanfekr is the CEO and Founder of online real estate investment platform Sharestates. In a little more than a year, Sharestates announced this month, the company has crossed the $100 million mark in loans originated.

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A Few Minutes With…Michelle Gershfeld

Michelle Gershfeld has spent nearly 30 years as a lawyer, specializing in bankruptcy law. She began her career in 1989 at Milbank, Tweed, Hadley and McCloy, LLP, and later joined David Kittay’s law firm, first in Manhattan and then in Westchester County, and found her niche specializing in bankruptcy law.

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