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Monday, March 22, 2021

For those with a Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account (FSA), there may be some good news on the horizon. The American Rescue Plan Act, signed into law by President Joe Biden, boosts the amount that companies can allow workers to...

Tuesday, February 2, 2021

You may have heard the news about stocks for certain companies suddenly ballooning, quickly going from lunch money prices to several hundred dollars a share. In one case, the shares rose over 1700% since December 2020.1 So, what...

Monday, January 25, 2021

Recently, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced that tax season will start a little later than usual. This year the IRS will begin accepting and processing 2020 tax returns on Friday, February 12, 2021.1In light of the December...

Friday, January 15, 2021

As election season draws to a close, it's a great time to review what type of legislative support would be needed to pass certain policy proposals that may come forward from the Biden Administration.It's important to remember that...

Friday, January 15, 2021

Shrugging off COVID-19 infections and the disruption at the Capitol on January 6, stocks powered higher to kick off a new year of trading.The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 1.61%, while the Standard & Poor’s 500...

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Tuesday, September 8, 2020

With all of the storm and stress of the year 2020, you’d be forgiven if you momentarily forgot that we’re due for another national election in November. Many states will be selecting governors, representatives, and...

Tuesday, September 1, 2020

In the era of COVID-19, and the financial woes it has created, I often get asked, “Why is the stock market holding up so well when the economy appears to be struggling?” To understand why the markets react — or...

Monday, August 31, 2020

Long two months plus has passed and I welcomed local chamber of commerce to celebrate grand opening of ZEN WEALTH STRATEGIES as of 08/27/2020. I was overwhelmed by traffic to the office during the open house! Friends, clients and...

Thursday, August 20, 2020

It was crazy couple of weeks for me to take a little break from blog. Now I'm back in game again and excited to share fantastic progress made to the office. It feels amazing to move in to a space where my vision reflected in every room...

Thursday, August 6, 2020

GRAND OPENING ANNOUNCEMENT! Please join me to celebrate my newest location on 08/27/2020 at 115 E. 4th Street, North Platte NE! I will also offer virtual tour of the office. New business, new location and new beginning! Here are the...

Monday, July 27, 2020

Office Renovation .6 When is the turning point to say I have seen the light in the end of the tunnel? Renovation takes you to a journey of testing your patience. Can we all get what we want in the end? I must say YES to the question....

Monday, July 20, 2020

Last weekend progress to the office definitely speaks volume in terms of " LOOK." After cutting many rolls of insulation, my cutting skills quickly improved yet learned the critical lesson ...you can save yourself from getting itchy...

Monday, July 13, 2020

My office made significant progress this weekend. One of the most important things we do in construction is to MAKE IT RIGHT. Just like what I seek to do as a financial advisor. Old building (1915) can be very challenging renovating simply.

Monday, June 29, 2020

This weekend was another productive one! Wow we made significant progress to the office space. As you can see frame works are almost completed and old walls are gone. A lay out of a big window and french door has placed. Next step is...

Friday, June 26, 2020

Hi everyone, I appreciate so many of you are interested and eager to follow my journey to remodel my office! Here are some more works my partner and I have done it so far. I want to be creative since I have limited sq ft to work with....

Friday, June 19, 2020

Whats on my mind? You can read it here. I will share interesting topics and facts to enlighten your day. My name is Yoko Lawing and I'm a founder and financial advisor with Zen Wealth Strategies at Waddell & Reed. My stories of moving...