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Column: Seven ways to fool yourself

Commentary by Adam Cmejla  The philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein once said that “nothing is as difficult for people as not deceiving themselves.” But while most self-delusions are relatively costless, those relating to investment can come...

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Column: Size does matter with growth funds

Commentary by Adam Cmejla  Open up most of your brokerage, IRA or 401(k) plan statements and you’ll most likely find a plethora of investment options that you are currently invested in or have the...

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Column: Size does matter with growth funds

Commentary by Adam Cmejla  Open up most of your brokerage, IRA or 401(k) plan statements and you’ll most likely find a plethora of investment options that you are currently invested in or have the...

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Column: Tips on maximizing Social Security

Commentary by Joel Harris  Social Security is often one of the most overlooked aspects of proper retirement income planning. Here are some specific rules to keep in mind as you start factoring your Social...

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Home prices up more than 7 percent

Commentary by Jim Litten  With home prices across central Indiana reaching $155,886 in February 2014, home sales prices are up 7.2 percent compared to February 2013. Eight of the nine counties that F.C. Tucker...

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The top five IRA mistakes you should avoid

Commentary by Adam Cmejla  The Individual Retirement Account is the Titanic of most peoples’ retirement plan — it typically tends to be their biggest asset at retirement. But there are a number of issues...

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Beck’s Hybrids eyes expansion

The Hamilton County Council voted unanimously to endorse Beck’s Hybrids in a letter to the state, which would help the company with a tax abatement. Sonny Beck, president of Atlanta-based seed company Beck’s Hybrids,...

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The importance of asset location

Commentary by Joel Harris  As we embark on setting our goals for 2014, it might be a good idea to take a closer look at the asset location of your investments. Many of us...

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2014 poised to be boom year for builders

Staff report December building permit reports indicate that the construction business will do well in 2014 in the central Indiana area. Single-family building permits increased 21 percent compared to November numbers and increased 19...