Patrick B. Lough, CFS, CLTC, ChFC

Charter Financial Planning

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IRA Eligibility

Use this calculator to determine whether you qualify for the different types of IRAs.

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HOT TOPIC: What Does a Strong Dollar Mean for the U.S. Economy?

This article looks at why the dollar is surging and how the strong dollar may affect U.S. consumers, businesses, and the broader economy.

HOT TOPIC: Is the Yield Curve Signaling a Recession?

An inversion of two-year and 10-year Treasury notes has preceded each recession for 50 years. This article looks at the current yield curve and what it might mean for the economy.

New Life for Your Old Insurance Policy

Did you know that there are alternatives to abandoning or surrendering current life insurance coverage? Learn more in this article.

Does the Social Security COLA Help If You’re Not Receiving Benefits?

This article explains how the COLA not only helps current beneficiaries, but also may increase future benefits for those who are not yet receiving Social Security payments.

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