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Harris

Column: Divorce can complicate your financial outlook

Commentary by Joel Harris  Divorce is undoubtedly one of the most challenging and difficult experiences a person can face in their lifetime. With divorce comes an array of emotions, new responsibilities and a realization...

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Moms launch colorful startup company

By Terri Spilman As their kids flee the nest, four Carmel moms have reinvented themselves by migrating from the ball field to the board room with their start-up designer gifts, accessories and pet product...

Litten

Carmel home prices continue to rise

With average home prices reaching $168,669 in May 2014, home sales prices are up 7 percent compared to May 2013. Seven of the nine counties that F.C. Tucker tracks experienced slightly higher home sales...

Harris

Column: What is a Stretch IRA?

Commentary by Joel Harris  One of the most powerful estate planning tools is the “stretch IRA,” which is a Traditional IRA or Roth IRA designed to allow an account owner’s beneficiaries the ability to...

Cmejla

Column: Questions to ask a financial advisor

Commentary by Adam Cmejla  Evaluating and hiring a financial advisor to serve you and your family and handle your financial affairs is a very big decision and one that should be decided with much...

Cmejla

Column: Lifting the veil on financial services

Commentary by Adam Cmejla  Open up a financial- or business-related newspaper, magazine or website and you’re bound to see an article that will offer to give some advice or perspective on a variety of...

Litten

Average home prices up 10 percent

With average central Indiana home prices reaching $165,238 in April 2014, home sales prices are up 8.2 percent compared to April 2013. Seven of the nine counties that F.C. Tucker tracks experienced slightly higher...

Cmejla

Column: Active versus passive management

Commentary by Adam Cmejla If you have money in the market, specifically in mutual funds or exchange-traded funds, you may be wondering: Should I use index or actively-managed investments? While everyone’s situation is different,...