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  • November 13, 2019

    Cybersecurity and Protecting Yourself

    Cybercrime affects both large corporations and private individuals. You’ve likely read about the large data breaches in the business world. These crimes are both expensive and on the rise. The U.S. Identity Theft Resource Center says that these corporate data breaches reached a peak of 1,632 in 2017. The response to ...
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  • November 04, 2019

    Reap Tax Benefits From Giving with a Qualified Charitable Distribution

    Montgomery County residents overall tend to be generous people, with the average person donating between three percent and five percent of his or her income to charitable causes each year. However, changes to federal tax law in 2017 that can make it less advantageous tax-wise to make charitable contributions were ...
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  • October 22, 2019

    Avoiding Large Losses in Your Portfolio

    “Rule No.1: Never lose money. Rule No.2: Never forget rule No.1.” – Warren Buffett Risk is a factor in any investment decision that you make. Your tolerance for risk is something that you will want to consider when you make decisions alongside your trusted financial professional at Kendall Capital. Your risk ...
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  • October 18, 2019

    The Sequence of Returns

    A look at how variable rates of return do (and do not) impact investors over time. What exactly is the “sequence of returns”? The phrase describes the yearly variation in an investment portfolio’s rate of return. Across 20 or 30 years of saving and investing for the future, what kind of ...
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  • October 16, 2019

    Annual Financial To-Do List

    Things you can do for your future as the year unfolds. What financial, business, or life priorities do you need to address for the coming year? Now is a good time to think what methods you could employ toward specific objectives, from building your retirement fund to managing your taxes. ...
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  • October 07, 2019

    Understanding Long-Term Care

    The important question: Are you prepared? Addressing the potential threat of long-term care expenses may be one of the biggest financial challenges for individuals who are developing a retirement strategy. When our financial plan analysis reveals a need for insurance, we guide our clients here at Kendall Capital through this overwhelming ...
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  • September 16, 2019

    Types of Stock Market Analysis

    The majority of stock market analysis can be lumped into three broad groups: fundamental, technical, and sentimental. Here’s a closer look at each. Fundamental Analysis. The goal of fundamental analysis is to determine whether a company’s future value is accurately reflected in its current stock price. Fundamental analysis attempts to estimate the ...
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  • September 03, 2019

    Why Having a Financial Professional Matters

    A good professional provides important guidance and insight through the years. What kind of role can a fee-only fiduciary advisor at Kendall Capital play for an investor? The answer: a very important one. While the value of such a relationship is hard to quantify, the intangible benefits may be significant and ...
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  • August 22, 2019

    College Admission Cheating Scandals

    Don’t Let Them Deter You from Reaching Your Education Goals When the news broke back in March about the scandal in which some famous, wealthy and powerful families were gaming the college admissions process to get their kids into prestigious universities, I was both angry and sad. Like many people, I was ...
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  • August 22, 2019

    Your Diversified Portfolio vs. the S&P 500

    How global returns and proper diversification are affecting overall returns.   “Why is my portfolio underperforming the market?” This question may be on your mind. It is a question that Kendall Capital clients sometimes ask after stocks break records or return exceptionally well in a quarter. The short answer is that even ...
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