Weekly Economic Newsletter – June 15, 2015

June 15, 2015 · · Economy, Newsletters · 0 Comments

    WEEKLY QUOTE “How much easier it is to be critical than to be correct.”  – Benjamin Disraeli            WEEKLY TIP If you have a large family, it may seem that you should have 3-4 cars, or at least newer and larger vehicles. Think twice about that, as it invites greater household debt.       .

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Investing in Agreement With Your Beliefs

June 8, 2015 · · Articles, Financial Planning, Investing · 0 Comments

The case for aligning your portfolio with your outlook & worldview.   Do your investment choices reflect your outlook? Are they in agreement with your values? These questions may seem rather deep when it comes to deciding what to buy or sell, but some great investors have built fortunes by investing according to the ethical,.

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Weekly Economic Newsletter – June 8, 2015

June 8, 2015 · · Economy, Newsletters · 0 Comments

  WEEKLY QUOTE “Sometimes a slow gradual approach does more good than a large gesture.” – Craig Newmark            WEEKLY TIP If you are starting up a small business, realistically list all essential expenses you will incur during the first six months, from utility and Internet bills to rent and employee wages.        WEEKLY RIDDLE On.

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Weekly Economic Newsletter – June 1, 2015

June 1, 2015 · · Economy, Newsletters · 0 Comments

    WEEKLY QUOTE “Try to learn something about everything and everything about something.” – Thomas H. Huxley            WEEKLY TIP Most consumer expenses boil down to choices and options rather than necessities. Keeping that in mind could help you save money month-to-month.        WEEKLY RIDDLE You throw it out when you need to use it..

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Weekly Economic Newsletter – May 25, 2015

May 26, 2015 · · Economy, Newsletters · 0 Comments

    WEEKLY QUOTE “If you don’t know where you are going, any road will take you there.”  – Lewis Carroll            WEEKLY TIP As your household’s income and expenses increase with time, so should the size of your emergency fund. It should be large enough to cover 3-6 months of household costs.        WEEKLY RIDDLE.

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The Big Economic Mystery of 2015

May 22, 2015 · · Articles, Economy · 0 Comments

If the economy is healthy, why are retail sales so poor?     Retail sales have been flat or negative for four out of the past five months. Even though households are saving an average of $50 a month on gasoline compared to a year ago, that savings has not inspired consumers to increase their.

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Weekly Economic Newsletter – May 18, 2015

May 18, 2015 · · Economy, Newsletters · 0 Comments

    WEEKLY QUOTE “Don’t try to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. Try to be better than yourself.” – William Faulkner            WEEKLY TIP Do you and your spouse have very similar investment portfolios? As a couple, you might want to approach the goal of investment diversification from a joint (rather than strictly individual).

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Saving Your Elderly Parents from Financial Fraud

May 13, 2015 · · Articles, Cash Management, Fraud · 0 Comments

Talk to your elderly parents about their money (& those who could take it away)   Elders are financially defrauded daily in this country. Just a tiny percentage of these crimes are made public. In fact, the National Adult Protective Services Association (NAPSA) estimates that only 1 in 44 cases of elder financial abuse are reported..

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Weekly Economic Newsletter – May 4, 2015

May 4, 2015 · · Economy, Newsletters · 0 Comments

    WEEKLY QUOTE “There can be no happiness if the things we believe in are different from the things we do.”  – Freya Stark            WEEKLY TIP Before accepting a college loan, be sure that you and your student understand the consequences of a default. Student loan defaults are currently at historic highs.       .

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Weekly Economic Newsletter – April 27, 2015

April 27, 2015 · · Economy, Newsletters · 0 Comments

    WEEKLY QUOTE “If you laugh, you think, and you cry, that’s a full day.” – Jim Valvano            WEEKLY TIP Do you really need weekly housecleaning service, a gardener, or a dog walker? The money you save by not using these services could go toward debts, an emergency fund, or investing.        WEEKLY RIDDLE.

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