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Happy 65: Moving to Medicare a Mixed Bag

This month marks a rite of passage for me. I am officially a senior citizen. I don’t feel the way I thought 65 would feel when I was 25, even though I see a 65-year-old in my mirror. The good news is that I now qualify for every senior citizen discount there is. The bad […]

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Downsides of Working From Home

If you are working from home and feeling distracted, isolated, displaced, and less productive, you have a lot of company. In a recent survey, Morning Consult asked full-time workers working remotely about the downside of their new work environment. The top five negative aspects, and the percentage of respondents reporting them, were:

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Join Rick on SDPB Radio show “In the Moment”

Join Rick Kahler as he is featured on the South Dakota Public Radio’s program “In the Moment” at 10:05 am MDT/11:05 CDT today. He will be discussing the emotional aspect of the stock market and survey results of the challenges faced by workers during COVID-19. Check out the map below to find out what radio […]

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Making Sense Of Confusing Stock Market Behavior

One of the most asked questions I get is, “Why is the stock market going up when the economy continues to get worse? This makes no logical sense.” My short answer is, “This is what the stock market often does in the face of reality, exactly what we don’t expect it to do.” Human behavior […]

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National Debt and Making More Money

Are you concerned about the exploding national debt brought about by the $2.2 trillion CARES relief spending bill and the new $3 trillion spending bill just passed by the House? If so, you are in great company.

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