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Weekly Economic Newsletter – October 23, 2017

2017-10-23T19:04:25+00:00

    WEEKLY QUOTE “Too much rest is rust.” - Sir Walter Scott            WEEKLY TIP Small business owners applying for home loans should know that if they own 25% or more of the voting stock of a corporation, they are technically classified as self-employed. They will need to provide the lender with a corporate tax [...]

Weekly Economic Newsletter – October 23, 20172017-10-23T19:04:25+00:00

Weekly Economic Newsletter – October 16, 2017

2017-10-16T22:00:02+00:00

      WEEKLY QUOTE “The ordinary acts we practice every day at home are of more importance to the soul than their simplicity might suggest.” - Thomas Moore            WEEKLY TIP If you are past 50 and you worry that your retirement savings are insufficient, the best financial response may be to work longer. Even [...]

Weekly Economic Newsletter – October 16, 20172017-10-16T22:00:02+00:00

Weekly Economic Newsletter – October 9, 2017

2017-10-09T16:55:38+00:00

    WEEKLY QUOTE “Never let the future disturb you. You will meet it, if you have to, with the same weapons of reason which today arm you against the present.” - Marcus Aurelius            WEEKLY TIP Your household may want to budget by the 50/20/30 rule: 50% of take-home pay assigned to fixed monthly costs, [...]

Weekly Economic Newsletter – October 9, 20172017-10-09T16:55:38+00:00

Weekly Economic Newsletter – October 2, 2017

2017-10-03T21:07:39+00:00

    WEEKLY QUOTE “A man’s silence is wonderful to listen to.” - Thomas Hardy            WEEKLY TIP When a grandparent, relative or friend of the family pays for a child’s medical expenses that are not covered by insurance, direct payments to doctors for such costs are not considered gifts to the child and do not [...]

Weekly Economic Newsletter – October 2, 20172017-10-03T21:07:39+00:00

Weekly Economic Newsletter – September 25, 2017

2017-09-25T16:06:37+00:00

      WEEKLY QUOTE “Price is what you pay. Value is what you get.” - Warren Buffett            WEEKLY TIP Are your antiques and collectibles worth more than they used to be? Their current value should be accurately stated on your homeowner insurance policy. Otherwise, an insurer may not reimburse you for their full value [...]

Weekly Economic Newsletter – September 25, 20172017-09-25T16:06:37+00:00

Weekly Economic Newsletter – September 18, 2017

2017-09-18T17:18:50+00:00

  WEEKLY QUOTE “People need to be reminded more often than they need to be instructed.' - Samuel Johnson            WEEKLY TIP Did you just get a raise or a promotion? Beware of lifestyle creep – the tendency to spend more when you make more. Be sure to direct appropriate amounts of your increased income into [...]

Weekly Economic Newsletter – September 18, 20172017-09-18T17:18:50+00:00

Weekly Economic Newsletter – September 5, 2017

2017-09-05T22:31:08+00:00

    WEEKLY QUOTE “Courage is doing what you’re afraid to do. There can be no courage unless you’re scared.” - Eddie Rickenbacker            WEEKLY TIP Has your emergency fund or checking account taken a hit lately? Consider setting up a monthly automatic transfer to help you replenish it.          WEEKLY RIDDLE What has a [...]

Weekly Economic Newsletter – September 5, 20172017-09-05T22:31:08+00:00

Weekly Economic Newsletter – August 28, 2017

2017-08-28T20:41:56+00:00

    WEEKLY QUOTE “Knowledge is love and light and vision.” - Helen Keller            WEEKLY TIP In retirement, arranging income distributions with an eye on tax efficiency could help your savings last longer. Smaller, tax-deferred account distributions will make your annual income taxes more bearable.          WEEKLY RIDDLE Jon drove past the college at [...]

Weekly Economic Newsletter – August 28, 20172017-08-28T20:41:56+00:00

Weekly Economic Newsletter – August 21, 2017

2017-08-21T22:16:49+00:00

    WEEKLY QUOTE “One man practicing sportsmanship is better than a hundred teaching it.” - Knute Rockne            WEEKLY TIP Business owners should dedicate one hour per month to collect and sort receipts. This is vital for independent contractors, whose tax liability is linked to the expenses they deduct.          WEEKLY RIDDLE I follow [...]

Weekly Economic Newsletter – August 21, 20172017-08-21T22:16:49+00:00

Weekly Economic Newsletter – August 14, 2017

2017-08-15T20:15:44+00:00

    WEEKLY QUOTE “We are what we pretend to be, so we must be careful what we pretend to be.” - Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.            WEEKLY TIP The investment markets experience cycles, and the major indices inevitably see downturns at some point. If you are focused on long-term performance, the good news is that the [...]

Weekly Economic Newsletter – August 14, 20172017-08-15T20:15:44+00:00