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  • Shobe Insights: 3rd Quarter 2020

    Posted in: Lifestyle

    Protecting Yourself From More Than Just COVID-19 Coronavirus scams are spreading nearly as fast as the virus itself. This year the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has logged over 180,000 consumer complaints related to COVID-19, with 68 percent of them involving fraud or identity theft. Since January, increasing amounts of new website domains have been registered with terms related […]

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  • 6 Ways to Practice Self-Care During COVID-19

    Posted in: Articles

    Infuse your social distancing with a dose of self-care. Self-care today looks a lot different than we’re used to. It’s no longer as easy as spending a weekend out with friends or stopping by your favorite local hangout. It’s more about finding a new normal in a situation that is anything but. As we all […]

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  • 3rd Quarter Market Perspectives 2020

    Posted in: Investments

    Economic Outlook: Certainty within Uncertainty  In this unprecedented time, the attempts to contain the spread of COVID-19 had direct impacts on the US economy in the spring. Just when we thought we had a firmer handle on the virus with states relaxing social distancing restrictions, we saw a sharp case uptick, in some areas more than […]

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  • Shobe Current News

    Posted in: Happenings at Shobe

    Shred Fest 2020 Have any old, personal documents that need to be shredded? Come to our first Shred Fest on July 14 from 8AM-12PM, where you can securely get rid of those documents. If you are in a rush, use our drive thru option to quickly drop of your documents. Feel free to bring a […]

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  • HOW DIFFERENT TYPES OF INVESTMENT INCOME ARE TAXED

    Posted in: Investments

    There are myriad deductions and credits, various tax brackets, additional payroll and Medicare surtaxes, and a slew of different categories to help us define our income for tax purposes. You’d think there’d be only two: regular income and investment income. Regular income would be what you get in your paycheck, and investment income would be […]

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  • Will vs. Trust: Know the Difference

    Posted in: Estate

    Wills and trusts are common documents used in estate planning. While each can help in the distribution of assets at death, there are important differences between the two. What Is a Will? A last will and testament is a legal document that lets you direct how your property will be dispersed (among other things) when […]

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  • Vacationing Post-COVID-19:

    Posted in: Life Events

    Shobe Insights- 2nd Quarter 2020 Many are wondering if they can travel this summer. And the answer may be a cautious and optimistic “maybe.” While a theme park visit may not be in the cards right away, a trip to a more secluded beach or mountains may be just what you and your family need […]

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  • Kid-Approved Summer Activities in a Post COVID-19 World

    Posted in: Lifestyle

    As stay-at-home orders have eased up, many families are still staying home when possible. With school wrapping up, kids will have even more time on their hands and many parents may be trying to find alternatives to screen-time to fill their kids’ days. Here are our top tips to make the most of the extra […]

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  • 2nd Quarter Market Perspectives 2020

    Posted in: Investments

    COVID-19 The emergence of the coronavirus as a global pandemic was a ‘Black Swan’ event outside anyone’s scope. Its discovery clouded the near-term economic outlook and created unparalleled market turbulence. Development of drugs to treat the disease and vaccines to pre-vent contraction of the disease has begun. These tasks will take time. The Economic Impact […]

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  • 4 Tips for Navigating the Coronavirus Volatility

    Posted in: Investments

    Shobe Insights—Special Edition When stock markets experience sudden downturns, investors can feel anxious and make decisions detrimental to their long-term goals. After all, when you’ve worked hard for the money, it’s painful to see your account balances drop. This is a natural reaction, even with savvy investors who’ve experienced market volatility before. Now is not […]

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