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Dr. John Q. Walker | VESTED Voices

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Introducing VESTED Voices, a short film series designed to inform and inspire VESTED readers. With this inaugural film, we feature Dr. John Q. Walker, chief technology officer at Raleigh-based Muses Labs, and his groundbreaking work to delay or reduce the incidence of Alzheimer’s disease.

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Americans Vote for Change

Wednesday, November 09, 2016

U.S. voters sent a strong message yesterday when they elected Donald Trump as the country’s next president. This election season concludes with the Republicans winning the presidency and holding on to majorities in both the House of Representatives and Senate. This Market Thoughts explores the immediate impact of the Trump surprise and offers some initial thoughts on the likely market reaction.

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Americans Vote for Change

Wednesday, November 09, 2016

U.S. voters sent a strong message yesterday when they elected Donald Trump as the country’s next president. The election season concludes with the Republicans winning the presidency and holding on to majorities in both the House of Representatives and Senate. This Market Thoughts explores the immediate impact of the Trump surprise and offers initial thoughts on the likely market reaction.

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Hooked on Fly Fishing

Wednesday, November 02, 2016

Fly fishermen’s passion for the pursuit runs deep. Rush Benton, 57, enjoys everything about it. “You are in beautiful surroundings interacting with nature. You are in the river, and the water is moving,” says Benton, senior director of wealth management for CAPTRUST in Raleigh, North Carolina. “It’s a thinking sport. You have to think about what fly to use and how to present it to the fish. You have to read the water to figure out where the fish might be holding.”

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Keeping Your Money Safe When You Travel

Wednesday, November 02, 2016

It was 9 p.m. on a Tuesday in London’s Streatham Hill district. We’d just had dinner and were flying to Cambodia the following morning, so we needed cash. Spotting a Sainsbury’s ATM on the way to our car, we popped in our card and waited. No cash. Even worse, no card. The ATM had devoured it.

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Old Dog, New Trick: The Power of Adult Learning

Tuesday, November 01, 2016

Jeffrey Watson remembers the time his mother, then 45, decided to learn to play the piano, a lifelong dream for a woman who lost her chance to play as a child when her impoverished family had to break up their piano for firewood. She had been practicing every night for about two weeks when she decided to take a break and go to a movie instead.

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