Page 6 - Palm City Spotlight - July '18
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Page 6, Palm City Spotlight

                             Financial Focus

Don’t Let Your Investments                                      different investments. In general, you purchase stocks with  currently on track toward meeting these goals, you may
                                                                the hope of achieving the growth necessary to help you
Go On ‘Vacation’                                                                                                             need to adjust your investment mix to potentially provide
                                                                meet long-term goals, such as a comfortable retirement.      you with a higher return. Be aware, though, that seeking
By Bryce Buchanan,                                                                                                           higher return potential will likely mean taking on more
Edward Jones                                                    On the other hand, when you purchase certain fixed-rate
	 Summer is here – and so is                                    investments such as certificates of deposit (CDs) or money   risk. You may want to consult with a financial professional
vacation season. Americans                                      market accounts, you know they won’t provide as much         to make sure you find a risk/reward ratio suitable for your
spend a lot on their summer                                     growth potential, but are available to fund a short-term     goals and risk tolerance.
getaways – more than $100                                       goal – such as a dream vacation.
billion in 2017 alone, as reported                              	 • Evaluate investments’ performance relative to your       	 • Look for hard-working investments. Some investments
in Travel and Leisure magazine.                                 goals. Some people think the only way to evaluate their      work especially hard. Some stocks, or investments
When you hit the road, you will                                 investments’ performance is to track them against a well-    containing stocks, pay dividends. Instead of taking the
enjoy getting away from your                                    known market index, such as the S&P 500. However,            dividends, you can choose to reinvest them, purchasing
regular tasks, but there’s one                                  using an index as a measuring stick has some drawbacks,      even more shares – and increased share ownership is one
part of your life that should                                                                                                key to helping build financial resources for the long term.
never take a break – your investments.                          one of which is the lack of a personal connection to         Dividend reinvestment is typically automatic, so once
	 To keep your investments working consistently and                                                                          you have chosen this option, there’s really no extra work
efficiently for you, consider these suggestions:                your situation. Look at it this way: In many types of        on your part. (Keep in mind, though, that companies are
	 • Match the right investment with the right “job.” You
hire an electrician to install a light fixture, you employ a    organizations, you typically go through performance          not obligated to pay dividends, and they can be reduced
plumber to clear a clogged drain, and you would not expect                                                                   or eliminated at any time.) In the investing arena, as in
either one to work on the other’s project. In a way, this view  reviews, where your work is assessed in terms of how well    many endeavors, hard work can be rewarding. So look for
of a division of labor is similar to how you might look at      it helped you move toward your goals – and you can follow    opportunities to keep your investments gainfully employed
                                                                the same process with your investments. Specifically, you    throughout your life.
                                                                can measure their performance by how effective they are
                                                                in helping you move toward your financial objectives.        	 This article was written by Edward Jones for use by
                                                                For example, if you need your portfolio to provide you
                                                                with a certain rate of return to meet specific retirement    your local Edward Jones financial advisor.
                                                                goals at a designated age, but you find that you are not

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                                                                                                                                                       Theresa (now an honorary
                                                                                                                                                       Cupid too) & Frank, est.
                                                                                                                                                       2017, will be boating all
                                                                                                                                                       summer long thanks to RD!

R.S.V.P. to our Gladiator & Goddess Mixer this month!                                                                                                  Barbara & Gordon, est.
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                                                                up now!                                                                                this summer thanks to RD!


                 Anthony Lavargna

              Carrie Lavargna

 Board Certified Real Estate Attorney
      Accredited Estate Planner (AEP)

       Wills, Trusts & Probate
    Real Estate & Business Law

New location at The Stuart Financial Center
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