Investing 101
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Investing 101

Why timing the market is a loser’s game By Bonnie Conrad When you invest your money in the stock market, it is only natural to want to avoid bear market declines. After all, bear markets can take the value of stocks down 50 percent or more over the course of several years, a disconcerting drop…

Join the club
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Join the club

Improve your bottom line by mixing bogeys with business By Leslie T. Snadowsky Doug Weaver, former PGA Tour pro and director of instruction at Palmetto Dunes Golf Academy at Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort, was playing a round of golf with a professional photographer and someone who managed a local hotel for a national brand. The…

On the side
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On the side

By Leslie T. Snadowsky Visionary side hustles deliver more than just cash Kimberly Porter saw the trend coming. “About 15 years ago, one of our students decided to go into business with some of his college friends hauling junk from people’s apartments and houses,” said Porter, the director of operations assessment and strategy at Pace…

Seeing the light
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Seeing the light

Investing in visionaries By Leslie T. Snadowsky Bruce Wood has vision. The founder and managing partner of Hilton Head Capital Partners (HHCP) opened his registered investment advisory, fee-only fiduciary firm (RIA) in 2017 when he left Wells Fargo Advisors after 44 years as a banker and wire-house advisor. He entered the independent portfolio management world…

Hungry for success
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Hungry for success

By Leslie T. Snadowsky SERG serves up visionary goals Disney, Ford, Walmart … SERG. Jordan Norris, director of HR at the SERG Restaurant Group, said the above companies are leading innovators because they consistently improve upon their market shares, they never stop reinventing their brands, they’re flexible and change with the times, and they realize…

Life line loans
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Life line loans

The bottom line on lines of credit By Leslie T. Snadowsky Let’s say a small business has an immediate opportunity to buy a new retail space in a perfect location, or it needs additional inventory in a pinch, or it can’t cover payroll during a disappointing month. Instead of repeatedly applying for small business loans…