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Elections matter, but not so much to your investments

Election years can be fraught with uncertainty as developments surrounding the candidates, their platforms, and their predicted effects on the economy and markets dominate the news. But should you let this stream of political information influence how you and I manage your investment portfolio?
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Kids Holiday Art Contest

Kids we need your creative help! The Lantz Team is having an art contest and the Grand Prize winner will be on the cover of our 2020 Holiday card. The theme is "Winter Wonderland."
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September Newsletter 2020

I hope all of you had a nice Labor Day weekend and had a chance to enjoy the beautiful weather we had in Chicago or wherever you are reading this. We certainly wish the best for anyone impacted by the recent natural disasters, the Covid-19 virus, and, of course, anyone impacted by the recent civil unrest. This has been a harrowing year.
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Election watch: What the U.S. race means for investors

Heading into 2020, there was little doubt that the U.S. presidential election would be the biggest story of the year. The coronavirus pandemic drastically changed that narrative, pushing the election aside as a health care crisis triggered the worst economic downturn since the Great Depression.
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Midyear Outlook: Recovery on the horizon

In the opening weeks of 2020, investors had very few hints of the daunting events to come in this most unusual year. The U.S. economy was humming along nicely. Unemployment levels declined to 50-year lows. And the stock market hit record new highs almost like clockwork. That was then. This is now.
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The Reopening

I have come to understand the term Grand Reopening to mean so many things. Remodeling, new ownership, new concept. What we have not previously associated with the term reopening is someone hitting the play button after 10 weeks on pause.
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April Holiday Greetings!

I don’t have to tell everyone what an unprecedented challenge we all continue to face. Our professional, personal, and social lives have been upended. The way we work, study, socialize, and worship will likely be very different for some time. Unlike other crises, this one has touched each of us in many ways.
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5 Ways Tech Can Make Social Distancing Easier

Social isolation can leave us longing for the human connection we need and crave. But many are using apps and devices in new and creative ways to communicate and remain connected with friends, loved ones, and the world.
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April Showers Bring May Flowers?

Has there ever been an April where so many hope for the above to come true? We hope that this writing finds you and your family healthy and safe.
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Keys to Prevailing Through Stock Market Declines

During periods of volatility in the stock market, you may have doubts about your long-term investment strategy. Here are five tips to help you avoid common pitfalls and stay on track towards achieving your financial goals.
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Who Fueled the Fastest Bear Market Ever?

Since U.S. and developed international stock markets peaked this year in February, they fell 27% through the closing low this past Thursday. A bear market is declared once they reach the 20% threshold. Historically, it takes an average of eight months to enter a bear market. This time it took less than one month—the fastest ever.
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Comments from Mike March 13, 2020

It has been quite a week so far, even more difficult coming off the last couple of weeks. First and foremost, I want to express to everyone my hope that you and your family are healthy and safe.
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Winter 2020 Newsletter

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