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Recession 2022: Prepare your Finances for Any Scenario

Between the rising gas prices and the conflict in Ukraine, even the most optimistic among us are feeling a bit of anxiety. Recent stock market volatility has contributed to the worries. Spokespeople in the media have begun to talk about entering bear market territory. Has the Fed done so much to combat inflation that the economy is headed into Recession 2022 instead? It is true that the U.S. has successfully produced economic rebounds in the

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Connecting with Clients Through Our People with Dave Youngstrom

Dave Youngstrom is the CEO of Yeo & Yeo CPAs & Business Consultants. Yeo & Yeo is one of the country’s leading tax, technology, accounting, wealth management, and medical billing advisory firms. Dave has been part of the Yeo & Yeo family for over 28 years, where he served as Principal, Director, and Board of Directors before becoming its CEO. He earned his Bachelor of Business Administration at Saginaw Valley State University – College of

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The Heightened Economic Pain in Russia

Are you worried about what the Russian-Ukrainian war means for your portfolio? Do you feel waves of frustration as the US inflation numbers have markedly increased, and everything from groceries to gas prices is digging deeper into your wallet? This might help you feel a bit better. After facing over 2,778 internal sanctions and experiencing tens of thousands of casualties, Russia will likely repent its invasion decision for years to come. Several international parties (ranging

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Balancing Special Needs Planning with Your Retirement

Parents with a special needs child have many of the same wishes as all other parents. They want to make memories, do the best for their family, and prepare their child for the future. They also hope to retire one day with a measure of financial peace of mind. When there’s a will, there’s a way — and that is true of financial planning for families with special needs. It is true that unique circumstances

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Charitable Giving Strategies Beyond Cash

How will you support your favorite charity this year? A donation by cash or check is always appreciated, and many people do that every year. According to a survey from LendingTree, more than half of Americans (56 percent) donated an average of $574 [1]. Giving money is great; however, sometimes families look for other options to help the organizations they wish to support. There are several charitable giving strategies that don’t involve money. In this

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Monday Morning “Fed Watching” and Other Thoughts on Inflation

Are inflation concerns getting to you? It can be unsettling to watch gas prices and the cost of weekly groceries go up, up, and up. Inflation can erode wage increases to the point that paying for anything from braces to electricity can become a stretch. Why is this happening and who is responsible?  Some pundits and pontificators point the finger at the U.S. Federal Reserve. “The Fed” has a mandate for monetary policy commonly known

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