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What is Short-Selling? A Layman's Description

Recent events have thrust the concept of short-selling stock into the spotlight of the mainstream media, and many pundits (even some who do not typically cover investing-related topics) have thrown their hat into the ring and begun to cover the concept of short-selling and what it means. The gracious definition of short selling is that it is a time-tested way to keep the market honest by highlighting over-valued stock.  Simplistically speaking, short-selling means that you commit to sell a stock at less than its current value in a specific period of time.

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Congratulations to Breanna Stein on passing the Certified Financial Planner (CFP®) exam.

Fullen Financial Group congratulates Breanna Stein on passing the Certified Financial Planner (CFP®) exam.

The CFP designation is considered the gold standard in financial planning. CFP® professionals have met rigorous education, examination and experience requirements across 72 topic areas of expertise and have committed to strict ethical standards, designed to assure that client’s needs always come first. To achieve this milestone so early in her career is also notable, of the 86,910 CFP® professionals in the US only 5.2% are between the ages of 20 and 29. As an aside, only 23.2% are female. Some experience requirements remain to be fulfilled but she will be able to start using the CFP® mark in April of 2021.

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Military Service: A Brief Look at Benefits and Drawbacks






When individuals consider joining the military in some capacity, many will consider the benefits one receives by serving, such as money for college, military discounts at retail stores, the opportunity to see more of the world, etc. However, many currently-serving or future-servicemembers don't realize the full extent of resources available to those who serve. Below are some of the biggest benefits available to those who choose to pursue military service in the US Armed Forces, as well as some considerations to keep in mind.

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