Weekly Economic Update March 23, 2020

In this week’s recap: Coronavirus continues to drive the markets, even as bankers and health professionals take decisive steps to stem the tide. T I P   O F   T H E   W E E KFederal student loans may offer 6-month grace periods before any repayment is necessary, but having an income-based repayment plan in place
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Weekly Economic Update March 16, 2020

In this week’s recap: Continuing concerns over COVID-19, aided by cuts in oil production overseas, contributed to continued market volatility. T I P   O F   T H E   W E E KAre you in your fifties and providing eldercare to one or both of your parents? As you help them in their retirements, remember not
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Weekly Economic Update March 9, 2020

In this week’s recap: U.S. stocks finish higher after a wild trading week; the Federal Reserve cuts short-term interest rates; Treasury yields decline; the latest jobs report out of Washington shows no falloff for hiring. T I P   O F   T H E   W E E KIf you owe money on the vehicle you drive
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Weekly Economic Update March 2, 2020

In this week’s recap: Major equity indices correct as Wall Street reacts to coronavirus updates, consumer confidence indices are at high levels, and the pace of new home sales increases. T I P   O F   T H E   W E E KA market drop also presents an occasion to buy shares of large companies at
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Weekly Economic Update February 17, 2020

February 18, 2020 Weekly Economic Updates
In this week’s recap: stock indexes rise, Jerome Powell reports on monetary policy to Congress, inflation hits a 15-month peak, and new data on retail sales and consumer sentiment appears. T I P   O F   T H E   W E E KIf you have accumulated multiple retirement plan accounts over the years, you may want
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Weekly Economic Update February 10, 2020

February 10, 2020 Weekly Economic Updates
In this week’s recap: stocks rally, China schedules tariff cuts, January hiring tops expectations, and a key gauge of manufacturing activity improves. T I P   O F   T H E   W E E K By continuously reviewing your business budget, you can pinpoint how well your company is following its financial objectives throughout the year.
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Weekly Economic Update February 3, 2020

February 3, 2020 Weekly Economic Updates
In this week’s recap: coronavirus concerns ripple through global stock markets; the Fed makes a slight monetary policy adjustment; consumer confidence rises; the government makes its first estimate of fourth-quarter growth. T I P   O F   T H E   W E E KAuto insurance providers offer a wide range of discounts, perhaps wider than many
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Weekly Economic Update January 27, 2020

January 27, 2020 Weekly Economic Updates
In this week’s recap: stock and commodity traders turn cautious as the coronavirus reaches America; home sales increase even with the current housing market’s slim inventory. T I P   O F   T H E   W E E KIf you make your retirement money hard to reach, you may be doing yourself a favor. Tax-advantaged retirement
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