David K. Hovis

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10 Financial Resolutions for 2020

Ring in 2020 by setting some Financial Resolutions. Here are 10 suggestions to help keep you on track with your finances.
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Making a List, Checking it Twice: 5 Year-End Reminders

As 2019 draws to a close, Santa isn’t the only person making a list and checking it twice. Clients should keep these 5 things in mind.
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10 Ways to Protect Yourself from Cyber Threats & Identity Theft

Check out these 10 Cyber Security Tips to protect your information and accounts from being compromised.
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Investing 101: Compound Interest and The Rule of 72

Investing in the stock market requires patience and commitment, something many investors struggle to exhibit. Consistently investing on a set schedule can yield big results. As we continue our Investing 101 blog series, click on the link below to learn more about the power of compound interest and the Rule of 72.
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Investing 101: Investing vs. Saving

Many people new to the world of investing are confused by the financial jargon. This first of a series of blogs is devoted to explaining financial terms and concepts. We’ll start with discussing the basics: investing vs. savings.
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An Education in Student Loan Debt

Student loan debt is growing as the cost of college continues to outpace inflation. College students should carefully weigh their options and understand the financial impact of taking out student loans. Here we dive into the reality of how these loans translate into payments as graduates enter the workforce.
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The Great Wealth Transfer

As more and more clients are inheriting assets from their loved ones, the need for financial planning is increasing. With inherited assets, there are different options available, depending upon the type of account, as well as special rules that must be followed. When faced with questions on how best to manage these inherited assets, Hovis & Associates can help provide the answers.
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Valuing Financial Planning

Have you ever wondered how much money you will need in retirement? Or maybe, how much life insurance you will need to protect your family should something happen to you? If finding the answers to questions like these keeps you up at night, it might be time to consider financial planning.
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Creating a College Savings Plan

As we near May 29th, what better time to talk about 529 plans! College costs continue to increase year over year. Curious what the expected costs will be for your children or grandchildren? Hovis & Associates can help calculate those costs and put a savings plan in place to help you meet your education goals.
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What's Your Biggest Financial Worry?

Despite their differences, clients have similar concerns when it comes to finances. Let us know what you think. Reply back with your biggest financial worry.
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IRA Contribution FAQs

With a few weeks to go before Tax Day, we often get phone calls with questions about Roth IRAs and Traditional IRAs. Read more to learn the answers to many frequently asked questions by our clients.
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Social Security Dilemma: When should I start claiming?

Are you nearing age 62 and have questions regarding Social Security? Do you want to make sure you get as much of your money back from Social Security as possible? You are not alone. Here are 3 things to consider before deciding when to start claiming.
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It's All About Balance

Start the new year off right with a little planning. It can go a long way to avoiding regrets and living your best life.
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De Soto Office Relocation

We are excited to share BIG changes happening at Hovis & Associates.
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