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Our financial newsletters are designed to provide helpful information on a wide variety of financial topics. Simply click on one of the newsletter topics below to read the article in its entirety.

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  • HOT TOPIC: Rescuing America’s Safety Net

    This article looks at the current fiscal outlook for the Social Security and Medicare programs and presents some potential changes that might help to strengthen them.

  • Diversifying with Market Caps

    The S&P 500 Index ended 2022 down 19.4%. Midsize and smaller companies also lost ground but generally held their value better than large companies. This article explains why holding stocks in companies of different sizes can help diversify a portfolio.

  • Keep an Eye Out for IRS-Related Scams

    Although IRS scams are especially prevalent during tax season, they also take place throughout the year. This article identifies some common tax scams and offers tips to help avoid becoming a victim.

  • Social Security Offers Benefits from Birth Through Old Age

    The bulk of Social Security benefits go to retirees, but Social Security is much more than a retirement program. This article outlines other types of Social Security benefits.

  • Municipal Bonds: A Tax-Advantaged Way to Put Capital to Work

    Muni bonds and tax-exempt funds have long been a mainstay in the portfolios of income-focused investors who want to manage their tax burdens.

  • Bear Market Emotions: Strategy vs. Reaction

    Staying disciplined in building a well-constructed portfolio over time can help carry investors through the market’s rough spots.

April

  • HOT TOPIC: Bank Failures Shine Light on Interest Rate Risks

    Read about the reasons some banks are coming under pressure, including the rapid rise of interest rates, financial market effects, and the role of the FDIC.

  • Are You Eligible for Any of These College-Related Federal Tax Benefits?

    College students and their parents need all the help they can get when paying for college or repaying student loans. This article explains three federal tax benefits that could take some of the sting out of expensive college costs.

  • Time for a Spring Cleanup: Organizing Your Financial Records

    Spring is a good time to clean out and organize financial records. This article offers guidelines on how long different types of records need to be retained.

  • Retiring in a Down Market? Don’t Panic

    Market volatility makes most investors nervous, but a big downturn can be especially disturbing to those who are approaching retirement or newly retired. This article presents three fundamental concepts that may help investors keep market movements in perspective and maintain their focus on long-term goals.

  • Trusts — Not Just for Estate Taxes

    In the past, trusts were often used to avoid estate taxes, but that purpose has become less important for most people with current high exemption amounts. However, a properly constructed trust can serve many other purposes for families of more modest means.

  • Business Owners: Should You Organize as an LLC?

    Establishing an LLC creates a separate legal entity to help shield a business owner’s personal assets from lawsuits brought against the firm by customers or employees.

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Matthew Englade

Matt graduated in 2008 from Southeastern Louisiana with a bachelor's degree in business. He started his career in financial services, working as a staff member with Delahaye and Associates, where he eventually became a partner.

In 2022 he formed Englade Insurance and Financial Services, where his primary focus is serving his client’s best interest. “But even if you should suffer for what is right, you are blessed.” 1 Peter 3:14

Matt is a resident of Central, LA and enjoys spending time with his wife, Angela, and three children. He also enjoys coaching middle school basketball and giving back to his local church.

Jacob Ashford

Jacob is currently a student at Southeastern Louisiana University and is studying in the College of Business as a Marketing Major.

Jacob pursues his career by working with Matt and Angela in their mission to spread financial sustainability with their current and future clients. He also donates his time to the Southeastern's College of Business by participating in numerous career services for the city of Hammond.

Having two younger sisters, Jacob understands the importance of protecting family values and leading a path to a secure future.

Nathan graduated from Texas A&M University Class of 2006 with a degree in Agriculture Leadership & Development. Nathan has been in public service as a firefighter since 2008. In addition he and Katherine have started, operated, purchased, and sold multiple small business’. Through his experiences; Financial Services has been a lifelong pursuit for Nathan and he is excited to be a resource for people like you, your family, and your business.

Angela Englade

Angela graduated from Southeastern Louisiana University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing. She worked as a Labor and Delivery nurse for 14 years. She decided to continue her love for caring for others through helping people obtain financial health and wellness.

She joined Englade Insurance and Financial Services to guide Matt's clients on becoming aware of potential roadblocks and achieve financial peace of mind. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and exercising.

Along with Matthew, she volunteers many hours to local charities to give back to the community.

Eve is happily married to her best friend Rick since 2012. They enjoy recreational trips like hiking and camping, visiting the beaches in the Gulf of Mexico, and trips to Walt Disney World. They are active in their congregation, donating their time and effort to help run the Audio/Visual presentations for services. She is grateful for all God has given her and believes all the glory goes to Him.

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Matt is a board member of CALEF and is involved committed to its long-term success. The mission of CALEF is to provide police, fire and EMS personnel with the safety equipment they need to serve and protect with excellence. We provide all-day rifle protection and other safety equipment to local law enforcement, fire and EMS personnel. CALEF believes that communities are safer and stronger when local law enforcement, fire and EMS personnel are properly equipped to do their job.

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Matt and Angela are active members of the church and school communities of St. Alphonsus Liguori Catholic Parish. Their mission is to form students in the Catholic Faith spiritually, academically, physically, and culturally in an environment of academic excellence. St. Alphonsus Liguori Catholic School is committed to providing a positive, faith-filled environment for children to learn. Our comprehensive curriculum is designed to promote academic excellence and the spiritual growth of our students, coupled with an appreciation of how service to others makes the world a better place. We strive to expand their potential to become leaders.

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