Northstar Insights

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Investing

Investing in a 529 Plan

If you are like most people saving for college is a daunting task and financially it seems overwhelming to even get started. However, the good

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Community Involvement

Celebrating 25 Years

Twenty-five years ago this month Fred Taylor, Dick Kopp, Moses “Tony” Taylor and I upended our otherwise routine lives to start Northstar. Although the four

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Economy

Lower Rates Lower Returns

At its last meeting, the Federal Reserve said it expects to keep interest rates near zero through 2022. The move is mean to bolster the

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Economy

The Fed Lifts Markets

If you are trying to figure out why the stock market has been going up while the economy is going down, you probably don’t have

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Economy

What the Market Needs Now

When I first examined the coronavirus and its potential impact on the markets in early March, I advised revisiting individual asset allocation to ensure that

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