Common Factors Affecting Retirement Income

Posted on Nov 5, 2015 in Featured, Investing, Peoples Bank News, Peoples Progress e-Newsletter |

When it comes to planning for your retirement income, it’s easy to overlook some of the common factors that can affect how much you’ll have available to spend. If you don’t consider how your retirement income can be impacted by investment risk, inflation risk, catastrophic illness or long-term care, and taxes, you may not be able to enjoy the retirement you envision. Investment risk Different types of investments carry with...

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Bonds, Interest Rates, and the Impact of Inflation

Posted on Feb 9, 2015 in Inflation, Investing, Peoples Bank News, Peoples Progress e-Newsletter |

There are two fundamental ways that you can profit from owning bonds: from the interest that bonds pay, or from any increase in the bond’s price. Many people who invest in bonds because they want a steady stream of income are surprised to learn that bond prices can fluctuate, just as they do with any security traded in the secondary market. If you sell a bond before its maturity date, you may get more than its face value; you could also...

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The Impact of Inflation – Installment 4

Posted on Nov 29, 2013 in Inflation, Investing |

Inflation 101 – What to know, what to do Inflation is perhaps the single-biggest influence on your economic situation. It is not properly understood by many, nor do many people make good decisions in light of it. Peoples Bank is making the effort to address what may be an important gap in the financial efforts of its customers and others with 4 blog posts. We hope this information is more than instructive, we hope that it is meaningful,...

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The Impact of Inflation – Installment 1

Posted on Sep 18, 2013 in Inflation, Investing, Peoples Bank News |

Inflation 101 – What to know, what to do Inflation is perhaps the single-biggest influence on your economic situation. It is not properly understood by many, nor do many people make good decisions in light of it. Peoples Bank is making the effort to address what may be an important gap in the financial efforts of its customers and others with 4 blog posts. We hope this information is more than instructive, we hope that it is meaningful,...

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