What it Means to be Disenfranchised

Disenfranchised people are those who feel deprived of a legal right or privilege. The number of people disenfranchised within the United States is part of the reason Donald Trump, a candidate without a history in politics, was elected to office. While much of the country is recovering from the Great Recession, there continues to be a lag for many disenfranchised

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Keeping Credit Card Debt in Check

As the economy improves, so does consumer sentiment.1 Along with a rise in spending confidence comes a rise in credit card debt.   Household debt balances continued to grow in 2016, up to $12.35 trillion in the third quarter — which was only 2.6 percent below the peak reached in 2008.2 While this data includes mortgage debt, another study claims

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The state of the Real Estate

Thanks to price and sales growth, the U.S. housing market outperformed the U.S. economy in the first six months of 2016. Part of that success is demographic driven: Older millennials are looking to grow their families and buy their first home at the same time that some baby boomers are downsizing in preparation for retirement.1   However, the market for

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Welcome to 2016!

It’s a brand new year!! Happy New Year to All! Well 2015 is history and 2016 is here. The older we get the quicker goes the calendar. Income is more important than assets! If you had money in equities the indices had its worst year since 2008. If you emulated our endowment style investing you should not have felt must of

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Diamond Group Launches new website

New year – new website! The Diamond Group is inviting visitors to explore its new website and events calendar. The new website has been designed to provide the ultimate user-friendly experience with improved navigation and functionality throughout, allowing our clients and prospects to access detailed event information with an option to RSVP/register for our functions online. On the new Diamond

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