Perspectives

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Thinking About Selling Your Business? Five Questions to Ask Yourself First

Thinking About Selling Your Business? Five Questions to Ask Yourself First

At some point, every business owner will inevitably wonder what a sale of their business would look like. Here are five important questions to ask before a sale happens.
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Will Global Supply Chain Woes Spread to the North Pole?

Will Global Supply Chain Woes Spread to the North Pole?

While optimism remains high for a strong 2021 holiday shopping season, persistent production and transportation bottlenecks could limit the availability of gifts under the tree this year.
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The Herd 2021: Find Out Which Tech Companies Made This Year’s List

The Herd 2021: Find Out Which Tech Companies Made This Year’s List

D.A. Davidson’s annual The Herd highlights 100 of the top private technology companies in the United States. Ranging from rising startups to late-stage funded giants, companies in The Herd stand out for their exciting innovation, growth and market positioning.
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Confessions of a First-Time Investor

Confessions of a First-Time Investor

Investing? There is no time too early (or too late) to start. One new investor shares her experiences.
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Investing for College: It’s Closer Than It Seems

Investing for College: It’s Closer Than It Seems

For many of us, a child’s college education is the largest single expenditure in our yearly budget. Whether you are the parent of an infant or a teenager, by considering your options now, you can get a head start on saving for your child’s future. While no investment strategy is right for everyone, there are several approaches geared specifically toward education saving.
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Why Long-Term Goal Planning Can Feel So Hard

Why Long-Term Goal Planning Can Feel So Hard

Many of us struggle with the execution of long-range goals. Although we may understand that they are important, often they are not very urgent…so they are moved to the back of the list and suffer from lack of good, early execution. The first step is to embrace the planning process.
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Facing Employment Changes? You Have Options for Retirement Savings

Facing Employment Changes? You Have Options for Retirement Savings

If you are changing employers or find yourself unexpectedly unemployed, your financial plan can change dramatically, and you need to consider what to do with the assets in your 401(k) or other employer-sponsored retirement savings plan. Decisions made now can greatly impact your financial condition upon retirement, so it is important to research your options and understand the merits of each choice.
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Rates on the Rise: What Does It Mean for Bonds?

Rates on the Rise: What Does It Mean for Bonds?

Relative to the volatility of equity markets, most fixed income investors prefer their portfolios to be comparatively… boring. Davidson Investment Advisors examines rising interest rates and gives insight on how they seek to position and manage bond portfolios in this environment.
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Are You Retirement Ready?

Are You Retirement Ready?

Leaving the workforce and retiring is both an exciting time and one of stress — creating a number of questions and concerns. As with any major life change, planning ahead can enhance the outcome of your long-awaited move to retirement.
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Expectations for Inflation Are…Inflating

Expectations for Inflation Are…Inflating

Although measures of inflation remain low, markets and financial commentators presume that may be changing soon. Davidson Investment Advisors breaks down the impacts of inflation on both the equity and bond markets, and what it means for investors.
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