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NEW EXERCISES WITH DAWN

    NEW EXERCISES WITH DAWN

Each week our Strength Science Studios manager and personal trainer Dawn Braud offers new exercises you can do at home. We don’t want you to become a couch potato, so Dawn is bringing you the next best thing — exercises you can do on your couch! This week Dawn focuses on the glutes and abdomen. We would love to hear from you in the comments section under the video. Let us know if there are particular parts of the body you need exercises for, or any general comments you may have about Dawn’s exercise at home program. Meanwhile…get on the couch! Watch:

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JCN FINANCIAL’S CRISIS INVESTMENT STRATEGY

Early in the current crisis, JCN Financial took a pro-active and systematic approach. JCN sold 100 percent of stock holdings and moved to a crisis portfolio position. This approach involved

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RECESSION OUTLOOK

The coronavirus is likely tipping the U.S. economy into a recession, with negative GDP growth in 1Q and 2Q. Add the hit the retail industry has taken and a recession

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ECONOMIC INDICATORS

Predictably, leading economic indicators are also unprecedented. Chief among these are the unemployment numbers. It is estimated that 46 million Americans are laid off or experiencing a reduction in work

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A HISTORICAL ECONOMIC DECLINE

You are witnessing what finance experts refer to as a Black Swan event. That is defined as an unpredictable event

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WILL THERE BE A SECOND $1200 STIMULUS PAYMENT?

    WILL THERE BE A SECOND $1200 STIMULUS PAYMENT?

By now you have heard that the House of Representatives passed The Heroes Act on May 15. This legislation represents a $3 trillion additional stimulus package that would send more aid to local and state governments. Included in the bill is another $1200 payment that would be sent directly to American taxpayers. It would also further extend the additional $600 payment to those receiving unemployment compensation, and provide hazard pay to those who are classified as essential workers.

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LOUISIANA CAUTIOUSLY ENTERS PHASE 1 OF REOPENING

    LOUISIANA CAUTIOUSLY ENTERS PHASE 1 OF REOPENING

Louisiana is slowly reopening its businesses in an effort to start rebuilding the economy. On Friday, May 15 Phase 1 of reopening began. The official order from Governor John Bel Edwards states that the state of Louisiana is still in a “public health emergency” and advises citizens to stay home as much as possible to avoid exposure to the virus. The order still advises avoiding groups and respecting social distancing guidelines. Owners and employees of businesses are required to wear masks if their jobs involve public contact.

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VIDEO: STAY FIT WITH DAWN!

    VIDEO: STAY FIT WITH DAWN!

This week we continue our Strength Science Studios exercise-at-home video series with Dawn Braud, our Studio Manager and personal trainer. Watch how Dawn shows you how to use walls, kitchen counters and even can goods to stay fit in the comfort of your own home. During the current stay-at-home order in Louisiana, we want you to stay in shape so when we re-open the studio you can pick up right where you left off. Watch:

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HOW TO CALCULATE YOUR HOME OFFICE TAX DEDUCTION

    HOW TO CALCULATE YOUR HOME OFFICE TAX DEDUCTION

If you have a business and work out of your home, the IRS allows you to deduct certain expenses on your return. This can be somewhat complicated, depending on the nature of your home office use, the size of the home office and the specifics of what you actually do in the office. Here are a few key things to keep in mind:

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MEDICARE CHANGES FOR 2020

    MEDICARE CHANGES FOR 2020

There are more than 850,000 Medicare recipients in Louisiana, and if you happen to be one of them, you need to know about the changes coming in 2020.
The beginning of the new year will see Medicare Part B premium increase $9.50 to $144.60. Part B covers doctors visits, outpatient procedures, preventive care, medical equipment and lab and diagnostic services. If you already receive Social Security, this amount is deducted from your monthly benefit. Social Security will show a cost of living increase in 2020 of 1.6 percent, so most Medicare recipients probably not notice the increase to part B.

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