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The economy’s complex and markets are always changing. Interest rates are at historic lows, but that may not last if the Fed raises rates. A mortgage might be a good investment today, but rising house prices might make it a poor investment tomorrow. And how do you know if the growth in housing prices is sustainable, or if it’s a bubble that’s going to burst?

Even without taking fluctuating markets into consideration, finance is a complex topic. What sort of retirement account should you invest in? How could a divorce affect your financial future?

Unfortunately, the media’s not always a reliable source of information on this topic. You need advice from a professional financial analyst, not a journalist who’s chasing ratings.

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Are You Prepared for an IRS Audit?
  • May 24, 2018

Michael Viljak, Manager of Advisor Development The Internal Revenue Service’s (IRS’s) Employee Benefit Audit Program is used to audit and enforce. The IRS’s emphasis, with…

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Rates and Tax Law Impact Mortgage Industry
  • April 13, 2018

Justin Crowley, senior loan originator and production manager for First Western’s Northern Colorado Mortgage office, explains how the combination of heightened average home prices, increased…

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