Aaron Schaefer

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The Economy and Market from Here… at Hills

Economy and Market Here at Hills

On August 24th, 2015, the S&P 500 Index experienced a long-expected correction (a decline of at least 10%) from its high price achieved on May 21, 2015. Despite a few close calls, the S&P 500 had not experienced a correction since 2011, when it declined amid a protracted Congressional struggle over the national debt ceiling and a U.S. credit-rating downgrade. While selloffs are not pleasant experiences, the four-year run since the 2011 correction represents double the average timespan between corrections – roughly every other year going back to the 1950s.

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Erin Grabe

Sep 28 2015

Should You Save Money or Pay Off Debt?


Respect your elders. Don’t talk with your mouth full. Say please and thank you. All great things our parents taught us. But what about how to balance managing debt – specifically student loan debt–with saving money–for retirement, our own children’s college, or a rainy day fund? If you feel overwhelmed, you’re not alone.

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