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. Instead of drifting into the unknown, we can plot a new course based on realistic expectations, create strategies that can help grow your wealth and help achieve your goals.

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. You’ll probably find that personal finance is a lot less complicated than you thought. Together we will create a complete, tailored strategy to grow and protect your assets and to achieve your goals. We will also monitor your progress to help make sure you stay on track or determine if any adjustments need to be made. Together, we can get there.

Make a commitment to yourself to take care of yourself. You deserve it.

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Jennifer Blake Karaczen

NEXT Financial Group, Inc.
63 West Main Street, Suite O
Freehold, NJ 07728
ph: 732.506.7957
Jennifer.Karaczun@Nextrep.com

Latest News

Financial and Economic Brief - Apr. 25, 2017

• U.S. Gas Prices Rise - According to the Lundberg Survey, the average price of a gallon of gas rose 3 cents in the past two weeks, to $2.46.

• Weak Q1 Growth Expected - New home sales were unusually strong in January and February, but such gains typically mean an “offsetting retreat” lies ahead.

• Wall Street Rises after French First Round - After the first round of the French election results came in, the Nasdaq hit a record high on Monday, with other indexes also rising.

Financial and Economic Brief - Apr. 18, 2017

• U.S. Producer Prices Fall - According to the Labor Department, U.S. producer prices fell in March 0.1% for the first time since August.

• U.S. Dollar Drops - The U.S. dollar dropped 0.7%, after President Trump told the Wall Street Journal that the dollar is “getting too strong.”

• Wells Fargo Flat Q1 - Wells Fargo reported flat first-quarter profits amid larger costs and lower mortgage banking income as the bank continued to move beyond its issues over unauthorized customer accounts.

Financial and Economic Brief - Apr. 11, 2017

• Unemployment Rate Down - According to the U.S. Labor Department, the unemployment rate fell to 4.5% in March, the lowest in a decade.

• Russian Stock Markets Down - The Russian ruble fell 1% against the U.S. dollar and Russian stock markets fell 1.8% at the end of last week as American military action in Syria began.

• Toyota Invests in U.S. - Toyota is set to invest more than $1.3 billion in its car manufacturing plant in Kentucky, its largest factory, in a “massive retooling project designed to expedite vehicle development.”

Financial and Economic Brief - Apr. 4, 2017

• Consumer Sentiment Lower than Expected - According to the University of Michigan’s Consumer Sentiment Index, the final March consumer sentiment reading came in lower than expected on Friday hitting 96.9.

• Mexico “Pivots Away” from U.S. - Mexican government officials started talks with their EU counterparts today to update their free trade agreement.

• Economic Reports Due This Week - Economic reports due this week will be underscored by the monthly employment numbers.

Financial and Economic Brief - Mar. 28, 2017

• Modest Economic Growth? - According to a recent survey of economists by the National Association for Business Economics, the U.S. economy is expected to grow this year and next, “yet remain modest”, despite President Trump's plans to cut taxes.

• Stock Recover After Bill Removed - After it was evident that the proposed healthcare bill would be defeated in a vote, the Dow fell over 100 points on Friday.

• The Unknown: February Consumer Spending - February’s consumer spending report is due this week where we will find out whether a pattern of weak economic growth early in 2017 has continued.

Financial and Economic Brief - Mar. 21, 2017

• Factory Production Rose in February - According to the Federal Reserve, U.S. factory production rose 0.5% in February from January with factories producing more autos, steel and computers.

• Short Term Rate Rises - The Fed raised a key short-term interest rate last week by a quarter-percentage point to a new range of 0.75% to 1.00%.

• U.S. Stocks Unchanged - U.S. stocks to open unchanged as investors processed the G20's decision to abandon a pledge to keep global trade free and open due to an "increasingly protectionist United States" after the recent two-day meeting failed to produce a compromise.