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Vantage Second Quarter 2020

July 2020
I HAVE ONLY BEEN TRULY LOST ONE TIME IN MY LIFE. I was hunting grouse in the backwoods of Wisconsin with my dad, who was in his 70’s at the time, on a cold overcast fall afternoon. We had taken a trail off a dirt road where our guide dropped us, and my dad was getting cold and tired, so I suggested we take a short-cut back to the road. I was certain I knew where that road was.
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Vantage First Quarter 2020

July 2020
Our youngest daughter, Hannah, started her first full-time job as a Digital Marketing Strategist early last year, and at year-end she shared the good news that she had received both a bonus and a raise. After many pats on the back, we discussed the fact that the raise increases her pay on an ongoing basis while future bonuses will depend on her performance as well as the firm’s performance each year. In other words, the bonus is great but can’t be counted on every year, while the pay raise sets a new level of compensation that is ongoing and can be factored into her budget.
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