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The Federal Reserve Raises Interest Rate

Monetary policy is normalizing due to economic improvement. On March 15, the Federal Reserve raised the benchmark interest rate by a quarter-point to a range of 0.75-1.00%. The increase was widely expected, and it represented a vote of confidence in the economy.1 This was the central bank’s second rate hike in three months, and Wall […]

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Financial Spring Cleaning

Happy Spring! This year, as you contemplate your spring cleaning, don’t forget to give your finances some attention, too. If you want some help cleaning up your financial situation this spring, or anytime, we’re here for you! Email us at info@rebeccarice.net or call (501) 868-3434.

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Should the Self-Employed Plan to Work Past 65?

Some solopreneurs think they will “work forever,” but that perception may be flawed. About 20% of Americans aged 65-74 are still working. A 2016 Pew Research Center study put the precise figure at 18.8%, and Pew estimates that it will reach 31.9% in 2022. That estimate seems reasonable: people are living longer, and the labor […]

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Robo-Advisors vs. Human Advisors

If an investor chooses a non-human financial advisor, what price could they end up paying? Investors have a choice today that they did not have a decade ago. They can seek investing and retirement planning guidance from a human financial advisor or put their invested assets in the hands of a robo-advisor – a software […]

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Watch Out for These 2017 Tax Scams

Tax season is in full swing… and tax scams are everywhere. How can you can tell if a crook is claiming to be the I.R.S. in an effort to steal your money or personal information? Watch for these giveaways. The I.R.S. will never call you to demand immediate payment of income taxes. Anyone owing federal […]

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Should Women Strive to Work Past 62?

The argument for doing that is pretty convincing. Every now and then, you read an article about a woman past the age of 65 who says she loves her job and will “never retire.” In addition to keeping herself engaged and active, she may be doing herself a great financial favor as well. More women […]

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Life Insurance Before Age 40

Millennials have good reasons to obtain coverage now. Do you plan to buy life insurance before you turn 40? Maybe you should. You may save money in the long run by doing so. At first thought, the idea of purchasing a life insurance policy in your thirties may seem silly. After all, young adults are […]

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Arkansans of the Day!

We wanted to share this tweet with you from local TV personality, Craig O’Neill. Becky and Bobby love giving back to the community and doing their part to help the children of Arkansas. Craig tweets about a new Arkansan of the day every day; check out his Twitter feed to see some of the other […]

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What Happens to Your Student Loans When You Die?

Nobody likes to think about when they’re going to die, but it’s important to have a plan for the sake of your loved ones. One thing that might not be clear is what happens to your student loans if you become deceased before they are paid off. We found the following article, written by Amy […]

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The Top 3 Reasons a Life Claim Can Be Denied

The article below is not something that most people will have to worry about when applying for insurance, or when trying to claim a death benefit, however these clauses do exist in most insurance policies. We found the article to be informative and wanted to share it with our readers, who might also be able […]

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