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December 2016 Monthly Recap

Festive snowman with Christmas light background

Santa Claus dressed in his home clothes sitting in the room by the fireplace and Christmas tree. He is reading a list of good boys and girls. Christmas. Decoration.

Santa Claus

The 4th century Bishop of Myra, later known as Saint Nicholas, is the basis for the modern day Santa Claus. American traditions beginning in the early 19th century created the image of  Santa we know today.  Read more

 

villagelightsVillage Lights

This Sunday, visit historic German Village for their annual lighting ceremony! Enjoy holiday lights, live music, caroling, and horse drawn carriage ridges. Shops and restaurants throughout German Village will be open late.  Read More

DOL Fiduciary Rule on the Chopping Block

As fiduciaries, Beacon Hill supports the DOL Fiduciary rule. Retail investors generally do not understand that non-fiduciaries are not required to act in their best interests. Read More

Catch-Up on Your 401(k) or IRA

If you’re 50 or older, you could benefit by making catch-up contributions to tax-advantaged retirement accounts. You might be surprised by how much your nest egg could grow late in your working career.Read More

Tips for Charitable Donations

The holidays are a popular time for charitable donations. With so many charities to choose from, it’s more important than ever to ensure that your donation is well spent. Read More

Balanced Funds

Since 2001, investment in balanced mutual funds, which hold a mix of stocks and bonds, has grown every year except in 2008, the heart of the recession. Read More

 

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