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Quarterly Market Review: January-March 2015

By Craig Boivin.

Volatility continued to rule the domestic equities markets. After losing ground in January, the major indices had a strong February. March saw early losses, then solid gains, with the Dow industrials, S&P 500, and Russell 2000 all hitting closing highs, and the Nasdaq closing above 5000 for the first time in 15 years, just shy of its all-time high.

Non-deposit investment products and services are offered through CUSO Financial Services, L.P. ("CFS"), a registered broker-dealer (Member FINRA/SIPC) and SEC Registered Investment Advisor. Products offered through CFS: are not NCUA/NCUSIF or otherwise federally insured, are not guarantees or obligations of the credit union, and may involve investment risk including possible loss of principal. Investment Representatives are registered through CFS. UMassFive College Federal Credit Union has contracted with CFS to make non-deposit investment products and services available to credit union members. 

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3 Ways to Make the Most out of Tax Time

By Sean Capaloff-Jones.

As many as 25% of Americans wait until April to do their taxes. Sometimes, it can be financially advantageous to put off tax filing. For example, if money is owed to you, waiting until the last minute means your money is collecting interest when i...

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