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Marci has worked as a financial advisor for the past eleven years and prior to that as a manager and engineer in Fortune 200 companies since 1979. Marci's focus has been helping clients identify goals and objectives and implement plans to help achieve them. Some of her specialties are risk management and retirement income plans. She holds a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering degree from the University of Utah. After college she served four years as an officer in the U. S. Army. She is currently a Registered Representative and Investment Advisor Representative with XXX Financial Group.

Marci is active in the Southern Kingdom Advisors organization and Fellowship Bible Church in Millcreek, Utah. She holds the professional designation of Certified Financial Planner®. She enjoys reading, shooting, and teaching Sunday school at her church.

Marci lives in Salt Lake City, Utah with her husband of 31 years, Charles. Their son, William, is a U. S. Air Force pilot. He and his wife, Joanne, live in northern California. David, their youngest son, works in supply chain management at Delta Air Lines. He and his wife, Laura, live in Sacramento, California.

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Latest News

Financial and Economic Brief - January 1, 2021

• Highlights of New Covid Stimulus Bill - The new legislation, signed on December 27, 2020, has something in it for everyone; and more may be coming!

• Migration Movement from City to Farm? – Many Americans believe that the Covid-19 Pandemic has caused many to uproot their families and move from cities to suburbs or rural countryside.

• Chances of an IRS audit? The IRS Releases the Numbers. - One of the most unsettling times in a person’s life is the dreaded IRS audit.

Financial and Economic Brief - December 1, 2020

• Dow Breaks 30K – Is There a Higher Limit? - In March of 2020 the Dow experienced several crashes that dropped it significantly. Pundits predicted that it would be many years, if not decades, before recovery would take us to prior highs.

• The Fed’s Impact on Mortgage Rates & Acquisition of MBS – In the past, the party line among bankers was that the Fed’s control of the money supply had little to do with long term mortgage rates.

• The New SECURE Act Changes Required Minimum Distributions at retirement age - The SECURE Act was passed in December 2019. You may need to do a complete review of your retirement strategy based on how the new legislation will affect your retirement strategy.

Financial and Economic Brief - November 1, 2020

• GDP – The Latest Numbers for Q3 - Market analysts frequently rely on the Government’s Bureau of Economic Analysis’ Real Gross Domestic Product reports in an attempt to determine long and short-range investment strategies.

• GM Announces an all-Electric Vehicle Future – Here’s what Mary Bara, CEO of GM has recently said; “We want to put everyone in an EV, and we believe we have what it takes to do it.

• The Fed’s Definition of the “Money Supply”? - It seems as though we know very little about how the Money Supply, as defined by The FED, affects personal investment and purchasing decisions.

Financial and Economic Brief - October 1, 2020

• What is the FED saying about interest rates now? - Interest rates effect virtually every financial decision Americans make; from buying a home, buying a car, or charging purchases to a credit card.

• Here it is in a nutshell – Evaluating Economic Sectors - When media pundits, bankers, and government officials discuss the economy, frequently it is difficult to fully grasp the implications and their effect as a whole.

• Technology Trends for the Next Decade - 25 hot technology trends that will continue to influence the global economy and how they will affect how we manage our investments and savings.

Financial and Economic Brief - September 3, 2020

• Are people moving out of the cities to suburbia? - There has been a lot of buzz around whether the Covid-19 Pandemic has more people fleeing the large cities for the suburban life.

• The Best New Careers of 2020 – It’s no longer a secret! - Many people often wonder what jobs will produce the best possible future for themselves and their families.

• Retirement Savings Tips for 45 – 54 Year Olds - Retirement planning is always a challenging process. This is generally because individual goals change and the cost of living is a moving target.

Financial and Economic Brief - August 4, 2020

• A Q2 Economic Evaluation - Now that the American Economy has gone through at least one quarter of Covid-19, we have an opportunity to glance back at the equity markets to see how they performed.

• International Monetary Fund’s Latest Update - Countries around the world share the same apprehensions about financial health of economies as well as physical health of the people.

• Top 10 Technology Trends of 2020 - The rapid growth of technology is paving the way for career growth in 10 different but connected areas.

Economic Environment: Unemployment Still High Despite Improvement

At the end of March, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said that the Fed's low interest rate policy is likely to remain in place a while longer to combat lingering problems in the labor market. The jobs market has been strengthening in recent months, but the unemployment rate is still high and may not fall much lower without stronger, sustainable economic growth.

Market Review: Financials Lead Stocks to Strong Returns

Large-, mid-, and small-cap stocks enjoyed a robust quarter with returns in excess of 12%, and growth stocks outperformed value stocks across all market capitalizations. In the large-cap universe, as measured by the S&P 500, all sectors, save utilities, advanced, led by financials and information technology with returns higher than 20%.

Upbeat earnings continue to outweigh mixed economic data and Europe concerns

Stocks moved higher as good earnings reports prevailed over investors' persistent worries about the European debt crisis, as well as some data suggesting a slowdown in the U.S. economic recovery. Markets started the week on a down note in reaction to a steep drop in European stocks...

U.S. Stocks Gain as U.S. Economy Improves

The S&P 500 Index turned in its best quarterly performance since the third quarter of 2009 as the eurozone backed away from the point of collapse, the U.S. economy showed continued signs of life, and central banks pledged to step in and support global economic growth. Investors diverted assets from relatively safe but low-yielding bonds into riskier investments following last year's turmoil. Strong corporate earnings reports also bolstered U.S. equity returns.

Economic Environment: Unemployment Still High Despite Improvement

At the end of March, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said that the Fed's low interest rate policy is likely to remain in place a while longer to combat lingering problems in the labor market. The jobs market has been strengthening in recent months, but the unemployment rate is still high, and it may not fall much lower without stronger, sustainable economic growth.

U.S. Gains on Improved Economy, Strong Corporate Earnings

Despite stumbling near the end of the month, major U.S. stock indexes rose in March, adding to the gains of the first two months of 2012. The S&P 500 Index reached the 1,400 mark for the first time since May 2008, and the Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed to its best level since the beginning of the financial crisis.

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