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A Great Start and the "January Effect"
Happy Valentine's Day
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STAAR Report 1/5/2005: Looking back and ahead.  Statistical Review
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STAAR Report 8/1/2004: Will this Rebound Continue?
(Includes economic growth analysis)
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STAAR Report 5/3/2004: Bull Market Pause Sets Stage...
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STAAR Report 1/2/2004: Finally A Good Year! Statistical review of Last 5 Years, What to Do Now, Expectations.
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STAAR Report 11/3/2003: Market Comments plus Mutual Fund Scandals Explained
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STAAR Report 10/1/2003: Bull Market Correction?
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STAAR REPORT 9/2/2003: Happy Days Are Here Again?
The Last 4 Years in Perspective and a Look at the Future
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STAAR Report 7/3/2003: Encouraging Signs
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STAAR Report 6/3/2003: The Bull Commeth! ?
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SPECIAL EMAIL REPORT 5/2/2003
3/2/2003 Big Buying Opportunity Near?
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Special 2/7/2003 Email Report: Market Parallels to 1991?
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Jan. 2, 2003 STAAR Report: Market Observations, Planning, Easy Resolutions
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12/2/2002 STAAR Report: Market Comments, Year-End Actions and A Word on Risk Management
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SPECIAL REPORT 10/8/2002 -- Did You know? And Should you...
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STAAR Report 10/1/2002: Prepare Thyself
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Beware the Annuity Sales Pitches -- A Position Paper on Annuities
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STAAR Report 9/1/2002: Market Comments; Is Sept. a Bad Month?; Wisdom and other thoughts
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Controlling Your Investments – What kind of Animal Are You?
Deer, Ostrich, Chicken or Lion; No Time for Timidity; The Proactive Investor; History & Common Sense; Time to Act -- Four Things You Can Do Now
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Special Report :: Gut Check: Is It Irrational Pessimism or Time to Go Eat Worms? 7/12/2002
Mirror Image? Reality in the News, Much Ado About Nothing, Reality in Washington, So What is The Truth About Business and the Economy?, Downside Risks, Upside Risks (and Opportunities), Managing Your Accounts
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STAAR Report -- Market Comments 7/1/2002
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It Boils Down to Trust -- Accounting Scandals, insider trading and What to Do AboutThem
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Stocks at Critical Support Levels 6/12/2002
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2002 New Year Report
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If You Are Human
For Immediate Release (7/23/2001)
STAAR Intermediate Bond Fund Ranked #1 out of 604 Intermediate Bond Funds by Morningstar for Bear Market Performance!
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Market Comments 7/25/2001
(Including Weisbrod Vacation Indicator)
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Estate Planning: Practical Issues for Your Heirs
Market Comments 5/1/2001
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Market Comments 4/2/2001 (No April Fool!)
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Market Comments 3/1/2001
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New Retirement Plan Distribution Rules (Age 70.5 Min. Distribs.)
Market Comments 2/5/2001
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Planning Tips -- Roth vs. Traditional IRA
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Market Comments and Outlook 2001,  1/2/2001
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Planning Checklists 2001 -- Business Planning and Personal Planning
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Market Comments 12/1/2000
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Short-Term Uncertainty Should Not Derail Long Term Strategies
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Phantom Gains in 2000 Possible
Election Fallout: Severe Damage or Silver Lining
Market Comments 11/2000
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Year End Planning
College Costs Still Rising Faster Than Inflation -- What to Do
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Market Comments 10/2/2000
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Market Comments 7/25/2000
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Market Comments 7/3/2000
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Special Independence Day Message:  Don't Ever Take Away My Freedom
Estate Tax on Death Row?
Costs & Benefits: How to Evaluate Financial Products and Services
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Special Message 5/26/2000: When Buying High is Still Buying Low
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Market Comments 5/4/2000
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Planning Corner: Get Rid of Unwanted Credit Offers, IRS Web Site, College Funding
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Market Comments - SPECIAL REPORT 4/15/2000 -- SALE ON
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Market Comments 4/3/2000
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Press Release: AltCat Fund Recognized in Investment Advisor Magazine as a "Top Performer"
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The Greatest Gifts
Ready for a New Millennium
(Important insights from the STAAR Funds' manager)
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Market Comments 3/2/2000
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2000 IRA Contribution Limits
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Market Comments 2/3/2000
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Planning Corner: What to Do Now
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Market Comments 1/3/2000 (Y2KNOT)
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Press Release: 
STAAR Manager Scores 1999 "Hat Trick"
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1999 Year-end Tax Strategies
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Forget Y2K- Just Prepare for the Storm
Market Comments 12/1/1999
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Market Comments 11/2/1999
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Year-End Planning Brief
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Market Comments 9/28/1999
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Market Comments 8/4/1999
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Planning Corner:   1) Look Ahead  2) Joint Ownership Can Cause Problems
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Market Comments 7/2/1999
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Market Comments 5/3/1999
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Tax Efficiency & Mutual Funds
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Market Comments 4/5/1999
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Market Comments 2/4/1999
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But You Promised
Market Comments 1/4/1999
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Elements of a Successful Financial Plan
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