Financial security does not depend on how much money you earn or how much money you have, it depends on whether or not you are in control of your money.

Control your money today, and control your destiny tomorrow.

There’s nothing more worrisome than being unsure about your financial security. I’d like to offer you an opportunity to create a new future, not based on fear, frustration, and uncertainty but based on sound financial principles.

My mission is to break down all of that confusing terminology and conflicting advice into simple, manageable pieces. With over two decades of experience I’m confident I can guide you through the clutter. Instead of drifting into the unknown, we can plot a new course based on realistic expectations and create strategies that can help achieve your goals.We will work together and you’ll probably find that personal finance is a lot less complicated than you thought.

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Jennifer Blake Karaczen

NEXT Financial Group, Inc.
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Latest News

Financial and Economic Brief - March 20, 2018

• Rate Hike Strategy - Jerome Powell, chairman of the Federal Reserve, heads toward his first interest rate increase this week.

• Retail Companies against Tariffs - The Trump administration is preparing tariffs against Chinese information technology, telecommunications & consumer products to force changes in Beijing’s intellectual property & investment practices.

• L’Oreal Purchases ModiFace - L'Oreal has purchased ModiFace, a Canadian firm that specializes in artificial intelligence and augmented reality technology.

Financial and Economic Brief - March 13, 2018

• Jobs Grow in February - According to ADP and Moody’s Analytics, companies added 235,000 jobs in the month of February.”

• Change to China’s Constitution - On Sunday China's parliament amended the constitution to remove the limit on the number of terms the president can serve.

• Dropbox Inc. IPO - Dropbox Inc. filed for an initial public offering of 36 million shares, giving the company a value of more than $7 billion at the high end of the pricing range.

Financial and Economic Brief - March 6, 2018

• Trump’s Tariffs - According to Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, President Donald Trump's tariffs are “no big deal.”

• Stocks Continue to Drop - The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell for the fifth straight day as concerns about a global trade war following the President’s threat to impose tariffs kept investors concerned.

• AXA to Acquire XL Group - French insurance company AXA has reached a deal to acquire XL Group for approximately $15.3 billion.

Financial and Economic Brief - February 27, 2018

• U.S. New Home Sales Drop - According to the Commerce Department, new home sales dropped 7.8% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 593,000 units last month, the lowest level since August 2017.

• Global Stocks Higher - Global stocks went higher this morning, as investors bet the new head of the U.S. Federal Reserve, Jerome Powell, will keep a steady course on policy when he addresses lawmakers this week.

• Stabilizing Oil Prices - OPEC is working on a plan for an alliance with ten “petrostates”, including Russia, aimed at “propping up” oil prices for the foreseeable future.

Financial and Economic Brief - February 20, 2018

• Small Business Confidence High - According to the latest CNBC/Survey Monkey Small Business Survey, Q1 2018 small-business confidence is rising as optimism rises among small-business owners about the newly enacted tax-reform package.

• Siemens IPO - German conglomerate Siemens (SIEGY) said that it plans to sell shares but retain a majority stake in its health care division, Siemens Healthineers, in the first half of 2018.

• S&P, Dow Slip - The S&P and the Dow fell early today after six days of gains, because of disappointing quarterly results from Walmart and a rise in bond yields.

Financial and Economic Brief - February 13, 2018

• Economy “Still Strong” - According to New York Fed President William Dudley, the economy is “likely to continue to grow above its normal pace”.

• Oil Prices Falling - Oil prices fell 10% this week, dropping below $60 a barrel for the first time in 2018.

• Stock Market Up - Wall Street’s main indexes rose for a second day today, fueled by gains in technology and financial stocks.