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Meet Ryan, a CFS* Wealth Management Advisor at Elevations

Elevations’ team of Wealth Management Advisors through CUSO Financial Services, LP (“CFS*”) help members prepare financially for the future, no matter where they are with their personal finances. Learn more about Ryan Thurber-Dean, CRC©, who has been at Elevations since 2012.  When he talks about his job as a CFS* Wealth Management advisor, Ryan Thurber-Dean’s entire face lights up. “It’s so amazing to sit

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How to Start Your Retirement Plan

We often dream about the freedom of retirement. Perhaps you hope to travel the country by RV, purchase a seaside cabin or gift your grandchildren funds for college. But have you thought about how to make these wishes happen? It’s never too early (or too late) to start thinking and planning for your retirement.  Work through the six questions below to put the wheels in motion toward financial security after you collect

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Active vs. Passive Portfolio Management

One of the longest-standing investing debates is over the relative merits of active portfolio management versus passive management. With an actively managed portfolio, a manager tries to beat the performance of a given benchmark index by using his or her judgment in selecting individual securities and deciding when to buy and sell them. A passively

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