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End of Summer Market Update

Speed bump, stop sign, or red light? That’s the question investors are asking. Let me explain. After cruising for the past five months, the markets screeched to a halt on September 3rd. The Dow dropped over 800 points, and the Nasdaq plunged nearly 5%. All told, it was one of the worst trading days for stocks since the pandemic-driven panic of March. The volatility continued the next day, albeit at lower levels...

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Labor Day 2020

Labor Day is coming up! Normally, we’re used to celebrating it with parades, barbecues, and sometimes, fireworks. Unfortunately, for this Labor Day, we will have to go without the traditional celebrations. But I think I can speak for everyone when I say we deserve a holiday – even if we can’t observe it in the usual way. So, as we approach Labor Day, let us pause and reflect on the circumstances that make this year’s holiday unique...

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Summer Market Update

Every year around this time, parents, grandparents, and guardians prepare for Back to School season. This year is no different – except how they prepare may be very different indeed. Due to the pandemic, parents now have some difficult choices to make. Do they send their children back to school? Do they choose online learning? Should they homeschool for a year? It’s a difficult question with no easy answer because there are so many factors to consider. How many cases are in the area? What options does the school actually provide? What is the child’s health like? What about the health of other family members? How do parents balance their child’s education, social needs, and health with their other responsibilities?

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Coronavirus Office Update

When the coronavirus first reached our shores, it was hard to imagine that life would change as much as it has. Sheltering in place, maintaining our social distance, flattening the curve – sometimes it feels like we’ve learned an entirely new language to describe this historic period. . .

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The Medal of Honor

Ben Salomon was a dentist. He went to school, got his degree, and started his own dental practice at the tender age of 23. The most trying ordeal he was ever supposed to encounter was a mouth full of cavities or a particularly tricky root canal. But when his country called, he answered – serving as the dental officer for the 105 th Infantry Regiment of the U.S. Army...

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GWM Office Update

First and foremost, we hope that you, your family, and loved ones are safe and healthy. My family, my team, and their families are safe and healthy. We are grateful and value our relationship with you. As always, we are here for you as you look forward to the future with anticipation, not apprehension...

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