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Christopher Elliott

Christopher Elliott
During his previous eight-year career track as a financial advisor, Chris learned the principles of investment management and holistic financial planning. Over time, he shifted his talents to marketing but remained in the financial services industry as he knew so well the important work financial advisors carry out on behalf of their clients to help them achieve their financial goals. Chris is part of the American Marketing Association (AMA). He enjoys translating macroeconomic, geopolitical, and market events into meaningful content for the general public.
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A Wide-Ranging, Quick Reference Tax Guide for 2019

By Christopher Elliott

Jan 25, 2019

Wondering how the 2017 tax reform bill will affect you in 2019?  Passed by Congress and signed into law by President Trump on December 22, 2017, the "Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (TCJA)" may have...

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"Whealthcare": The All-Important Health & Wealth Connection

By Christopher Elliott

Jan 16, 2019

When you think of wealth, what is the first thing that comes to mind? Most people would provide an answer that generally falls under the umbrella of financial assets. But in the words of the...

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Caring for Aging Parents

By Christopher Elliott

Dec 05, 2018

I’m sure we all wish we could drink from the proverbial fountain of youth, but aging is a fact of life, and as long as that remains so, adult children will have to identify solutions that ensure...

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Thanksgiving 2018: Recipes, Games, Traditions, Movies and Things to be Thankful for in 2018

By Christopher Elliott

Nov 21, 2018

It’s unbelievable that 2018 is coming to a close and we are about to shift into a new year full of new possibilities and experiences. With Thanksgiving fast approaching, the holiday reminds us to...

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The 2018 Midterms Cheat Sheet and What It Means For Markets

By Christopher Elliott

Nov 07, 2018
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What a Mortgage Rate Spike Means for Buyers, Sellers and Investors [ULTIMATE GUIDE]

By Christopher Elliott

Oct 31, 2018

Some of you are old enough to remember the exorbitantly high mortgage rates of the eighties, when the average 30-year fixed rate mortgage peaked above 18%. With mortgage rates so inflated it’s...

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Are Financial Advisors Still Relevant in a Digital World?

By Christopher Elliott

Oct 02, 2018

A Guide to Determining if You Should Work with a Financial Advisor

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Billionaire Investor Ray Dalio Says Next Downturn Is ‘Couple of Years’ Away

By Christopher Elliott

Sep 12, 2018

According to famed hedge-fund billionaire, Ray Dalio, the U.S. is probably two years away from its next economic downturn.  Although Dalio acknowledges the positive impact of the Trump...

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Considering a Vacation Home as Part of Your Financial Plan

By Christopher Elliott

Aug 29, 2018

Are you dreaming of a mountain cabin or an oceanfront bungalow hideaway? Then you may want to consider that a vacation home can offer some tax savings. Whether you choose to use the home solely...

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How to Save and What to Avoid When Traveling Abroad

By Christopher Elliott

Aug 22, 2018

As summer comes to a close, we here at AppreciatingSense™ |by Mink Wealth  thought we might share a few tips to help you save money while you travel—in case you plan on squeaking out one more trip...

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