by Lauryn Woerdeman, Fall Intern, Syverson Strege | November 30, 2021
Every day, companies are faced with the challenge of securing personal client and company information from the ever-changing software, hacks, and tactics hackers employ to gain access to sensitive information. The technological world is growing faster every day, and organizations around the world recognize that in order to be competitive and successful, cybersecurity is crucial to their daily operations.
by Lauryn Woerdeman, Fall Intern, Syverson Strege | November 16, 2021
Just about anyone knows that if you turn on the 5 o'clock news after a long day of work, you're bound to see at least one story of something crazy that happened to someone. Maybe you saw a story with 17 cop cars and a helicopter chasing a car down the interstate or perhaps a local apartment building fire in your community.
by Matt Roberts, MFM, CFP®, CAP®, Planning Officer | November 10, 2021
With the end of the year fast approaching, now is the time to ensure your ducks are in a row to take advantage of charitable giving opportunities, tax-deferred growth investments, and other tax-related strategies. For clients of Syverson Strege, we have likely discussed these strategies as part of the financial planning process.
by Jason Gunkel, CFP®, CFA, CAP®, Chief Investment Officer | November 9, 2021
What was President Ronald Reagan referring to when he said, "It is as violent as a mugger, as frightening as an armed robber, and as deadly as a hitman?" Believe it or not, he was actually referring to inflation!
by Jason Gunkel, CFP®, CFA, CAP®, Chief Investment Officer | November 5, 2021
Halloween is not the only scary thing that has occurred in the month of October. It has a bad reputation in the world of investing because October is when some of the largest market crashes have occurred, including "Black Tuesday" in 1929 and "Black Thursday" in 1987.
by Lance Gunkel, CFP®, CFA, Managing Director | October 21, 2021
Is cryptocurrency a good investment? The world of cryptocurrency can seem complicated, so let's disentangle it.
by Lance Gunkel, CFP®, CFA, Managing Director | October 3, 2021
It was the day after my high school graduation party, and I opened many cards wishing me well in college and giving me $20 to help along the way. The final gift I opened was a book from my Grandpa Bill and Grandma Lollie.
by Ben Geiger, CFP®, Associate Financial Planner | October 3, 2021
This is the end of the third quarter. Yes, it is the end of the 3rd calendar quarter, but I am referring to the words uttered by a football referee.
by Mark Hanson, CLTC | September 13, 2021
Long-term care can be an emotional topic. It's not exactly something you want to talk about with your friends and family.
by Jason Gunkel, CFP®, CFA, CAP®, Chief Investment Officer | September 3, 2021
The positive momentum of the stock market continued in August with the S&P 500 Index up another 3%. That pushed the year-to-date return of the market to 21.5%.
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