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'Tis the Season for Consumer Spending
And So It Begins ...
Investors Have Lots of Reasons to be Thankful in 2019
Correlation is not causation, unless it is ...
A 2-Minute History Lesson to Make You a Better Investor
Are Your Emotions Hurting Your Retirement Savings?
Could Your Portfolio Reflect Your Values?
A Stroll Down Memory Lane ...
"Shock-tober?" A Closer Look at the Stock Market's Spookiest Month
"TINA" is Back!
Like TVs, Mutual Funds are Getting Cheaper. Here's Why:
Answers to 3 of the Retirement Questions That We Hear Most Often
The Tug of War Between Growth and Value Stocks
Relatively Speaking ...
How Much Credit (or Blame) Should a President Get on the Economy?
Inverted Yield Curve: A Dashboard Indicator for the Markets?
Sir Isaac Newton on Investing (or, Where's the Value in Growth?)
How the Strength of the Dollar Affects the U.S. Economy
You're a Mean Reversion, Mr. Grinch
Gauging the U.S. GDP: An Uphill Battle or Downward Slope in 2019?
Why Should You Care About the National Housing Market?
When it Comes to Investing, "Home Country Bias" Hits Even Closer to Home
What the Great "Satchel" Paige Can Teach Us About Today's Market:
Growth vs. Value Investing: The Difference Has Never Been So Extreme
Answers to the 5 Most Frequently Asked Retirement Questions
Fed Forecast: What to Expect Next For Interest Rates
At the Intersection of Economics and Politics: Taking the Long View
Why Slower Job Growth Can Mean a Positive Stock Market
Tariffs Aside, How is the Rest of the U.S. Economy Performing?
Security National's Zellmer Earns Trust Certification
U.S.-China Trade Conflict: How to Protect Your Portfolio
Roth vs. Traditional 401(k): How to Decide Which Retirement Plan is Better For You
Breaking Down the U.S.-China Trade Breakdown
Sell in May and Go Away? Maybe Not This Year ...
A Personal Note: Why Everything Matters
Hunting for Unicorns: Is Gambling on Tech Startups a Sound Investment Strategy?
Backdoor Roth IRA: How to Build Your Nest Egg with an Accepted Tax Loophole
How Long Can The Current Bull Market Last?
Battle of Brick & Mortar vs. E-Commerce, Who is Winning?
Is the Yield Curve Flashing Recession?
Battle of the Sexes: Who Invests Better, Men or Women?
Happy Birthday, Bull Market! (A Reflection on the Longest Upward Market Run in History)
Two of the Most Important Investment Charts You'll Ever See
The Yield Curve: What it is, and Why it Matters to You
Why Last Year's Market Meltdown Might Actually Be a Good Sign
Security National Promotes Two Trust Officers to Assistant Vice President
"Patience" is Key: Could The Fed Be Done Raising Interest Rates?
What a "State of Wall Street" Address Would Sound Like
Diversification: An Investment Strategy for All Seasons
What is the Government Shutdown's Impact on the Market and Economy?
Why Should You Stay Invested During Market Corrections?
What the Price-Earnings (P/E) Ratio Tells Us About the Market
Well, That's Behind Us. What's Next?
The Markets vs. the Fed, Who Will Be Right?
Is The Fed Steering Us to Recession in 2019 or a Soft Landing?
What Happens When the Stock Market and Bonds Fall Together?
Has the Fed Changed Course for 2019 - And Should You Be Worried?
Your Portfolio: Why Minimizing Your Losses is More Important Than Maximizing Gain
So, Will this Keep Going?
What Effect Will Midterm Elections Have on the Stock Market?
What is Confirmation Bias, and How Does It Affect Your Investments?
What are the Friendliest States for Setting up a Trust? Let's Take a Look:
3 Important Money Lessons Your Children Need to Know
Market Volatility: The Best Offense is a Good Defense
Spooked by Volatility? Here's How to Protect Your Investments:
Will Lowest Unemployment in 40 Years Bring Higher Inflation?
What Caused the Drop? Our View on the Markets
Security National Bank's Cruickshank Earns National Certification
How to Set Short-Term and Long-Term Financial Goals
What We Learned From the Feds Last Week: A Rate Increase and So Much More
Retiring Early? 9 Things to Consider Before Calling It Quits
Diversification is Such a Drag ... And That's a Good Thing For Your Portfolio
How to Avoid Inheritance Conflicts (4 Helpful Tips)
What Every Caregiver Needs to Know About Power of Attorney
Security National Bank's Pflanz awarded CRPS® Designation
How Using Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) Can Help Minimize Your Taxes
What's The Difference Between Saving and Investing?
Recession Obsession: How Worrying Too Much Can Ruin a Record Bull Market
Is the Role of the Active Manager Obsolete?
3 Reasons U.S. Stocks Are Outperforming the Rest of the World
How to Chart a Course Amid Market Volatility
Where Has All The Volatility Gone?
Housing, Rising Interest Rates, and BBQ Pits
Would You Benefit From A Trust?
Lifecycle Funds: Let Them "Do Their Thing"
Recoveries Do Not Die of Old Age!
SNB's Gagnon awarded Accredited Estate Planner® Designation
How Following Your Values Can Impact Your Investments
More on the Legislation that Could Alter your Retirement Savings
"...There is no new thing under the sun." (Ecclesiastes 1:9)
How to Prepare Financially for Parenthood
6 Key Things to Understand on Your Investment Statement
Is the Flattening Yield Curve Actually a Warning Sign?
Four Keys to Making Your Budget Work Harder
How to Stay Ahead of Inflation in Your Retirement Savings
The Fundamentals of Index Funds: What You Need to Know
Why You Should Tune Out the Market's Gloom-and-Doom Headlines
Counting on Social Security for Retirement? Here's Why That's a Dangerous Path
Why You Should Consider CDs for Your Investment Portfolio
3 Investment Mistakes to Sidestep in Your Portfolio
Almost Mid-Year Thoughts
Confessions of a Math Nerd: Why Bonds are So Fascinating
Your Legacy Plan: How to Leave Behind More Than Money
Security National Bank Welcomes Clausen to Wealth Management Division
A Trust That Goes on Forever? Understanding Dynasty Trusts
Million Dollar Question: When Will the Next Recession Occur?
Passing the Baton to the Next Generation
Retirees and Financial Scams: How to Protect Yourself
Investment Basics: Diversification: A Tool to Temper Risk
What is a Fiduciary and Why Should You Care?
Companies are Exceeding Expectations. Why Isn't the Market?
Investment Basics: Planning the Withdrawal of Your Retirement Assets
Investment Basics: A Win-Win Legacy Strategy
Top-Down, Bottom-Up, or Both?
The Return of Yield: Interest Rates and Your Portfolio
How to Protect Your Portfolio From Trade Wars
Investment Basics: Tax Strategies for Retirees
Investment Basics: Diversification - The Tax Angle
Investment Volatility - Stick to the Travel Plan and Stay the Course
Investment Basics: Incentive Trusts -- Keeping a Steady Hand on the Tiller
Mixed Messages - What is Right?
Investment Basics: How Mutual Fund Investments Are Taxed
What's It Worth to You?
Built to Last
Investment Basics: Can You Contribute More?
At Federal Reserve, There's a New Sheriff in Town
Have You Explored Every Corner of Your Retirement Plan?
Millennials Have Better Savings Habits Than You Think
Investment Basics: Above-the-Line Deductions: Can You Benefit?
Investment Basics: Buy and Hold: A Good Strategy?
Market Volatility - A Balanced Approach
Security National Bank's Biernbaum Awarded CFP® Designation
In a Jumpy Market, Keeping Your Nerve is Important
Investment Basics: Digital Assets and Your Estate Plan
At the Intersection of Economics and Politics
Investment Basics: High-Yield Bonds: Weight the Risks
Security National Bank Names New Trust Officer
3 Important 'Rules of the Road' to Retirement
Happy Birthday to ETF!
Investment Basics: A 401(k) Checkup
The Latte Factor: How to Save Money
Investor Optimism's Effect on the Stock Market
Investment Basics: A Better Way To Use Your Tax Refund
Investment Basics: Understanding Your 401(k)
Will Disappointing Job Creation Lead to Lower Rates?
Expect the Best, Prepare for... Something Else?
Investment Basics: Keep It Positive
Investment Basics: Exploring the Investment World
Net Neutrality: What Lies Ahead?
Investment Basics: A Financial Action Plan for the Future
Investment Basics: What is the Meaning of Yield in Finance?
'Tis The Season of Steady Economic Growth
Investment Basics: The Gain-Loss Game
The Road to Tax Reform Is Just Beginning
Investment Basics: Mutual Funds - The Selection Process
Mind The Gap
How To Manage Post "Trump Bump" Market Expectations
Investment Basics: Meandering Through the Mutual Fund Maze
College and Retirement: Can You Save for Both Goals?
There Is Nothing New Under The Sun: Ecclesiastes 1:4-11
Investment Basics: Put the Past in Perspective
Reducing Taxes Through Tax Loss Harvesting
The GDP is Showing Surprising Growth. So What?
If The Unexpected Happens, Who's Your Financial Backup?
An Annual Wellness Exam That Can Actually Save You Money
Investment Basics: Reading the Signs
Learning From The Past
A U.S. Jobs Update: Making Sense of Employment Numbers, Hurricane Impact And More
Investment Basics: Financial Info - Be Ready To Grab and Go!
4 Costly Misconceptions About Women And Retirement
Estate Planning: When Writing Your Will Won't Be Enough
Two Security National Bank Employees Attend Trust Management Institute
Seeing is Believing: Why Compounding Delivers Magical Results
SNB's Sitzmann, husband named chair couple of the annual Bishop's Dinner
Security National Bank's OShea Promoted to Securities Analyst
Top 12 Questions People Ask About Retirement Withdrawals