Archive For: Economic Report

Weekly Economic Report for the Week of June 13th

Dave Swan Presents:   WEEKLY ECONOMIC UPDATE     WEEKLY QUOTE   “Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.”       – Ben Franklin            WEEKLY TIP   Millennials should not fall for the myth that you need to carry a lot of consumer debt to build a good ... Read More

Weekly Economic Report for June 6th, 2016

Amber Nabity Stitt Presents:   WEEKLY ECONOMIC UPDATE WEEKLY QUOTE “All the world’s a stage and most of us are desperately unrehearsed.”       – Sean O’Casey        WEEKLY TIP Self-employed? Note that you can deduct 100% of your health insurance premiums (for yourself and your family) as an adjustment to gross income.   WEEKLY RIDDLE Three feet ... Read More

Weekly Economic Update for the Week of May 9, 2016

Justin Nabity Presents:  WEEKLY ECONOMIC UPDATE WEEKLY QUOTE   “He not busy being born is busy dying.”       – Bob Dylan            WEEKLY TIP   In your business budget, think of your marketing costs as a percentage of sales, somewhere between 2-10%. If you are building a brand, those costs might need to approach or exceed ... Read More

Monthly Economic Update for May 2016

Nick Schneider Presents: MONTHLY ECONOMIC UPDATE MONTHLY QUOTE   “If you have knowledge, let others light their candles at it.” – Margaret Fuller      MONTHLY TIP   You may have “stray” retirement accounts at past employers. Rather than contend with multiple such accounts, think about rolling them into an IRA or into your current employer-sponsored retirement ... Read More

Weekly Economic Report for May 2, 2016

Nick Schneider Presents:   WEEKLY ECONOMIC UPDATE WEEKLY QUOTE   “He who lives little, changes little.”                                                                                                                                  – Anatole France            WEEKLY TIP   Starting your career? Beware of spending money to maintain an image. If you are tempted to “fake it ‘til you make it,” you may soon be awash in consumer debt.        ... Read More

Weekly Economic Update for April 25, 2016

WEEKLY ECONOMIC UPDATE WEEKLY QUOTE   “The wisest mind has something yet to learn.” – George Santayana    WEEKLY TIP If your parent has cognitive issues that make bill paying difficult, ask them if they might want to consider arranging automatic payments, or having their mail delivered to your address or a P.O. Box, so that you ... Read More

Weekly Economic Update for April 11-17

 Justin Nabity Presents:   WEEKLY ECONOMIC UPDATE WEEKLY QUOTE “True friends are those who really know you but love you anyway.” – Edna Buchanan WEEKLY TIP Own a business? Think about having an accountant look at your books several times a year. Having a professional opinion on your books can be valuable at any time, not just ... Read More

A Holiday (Economic) Wrap-Up: Your Look at 2015

Presented by Justin Nabity The year in brief. While the S&P 500 surprised to the upside in 2014 versus the projections of many analysts, it has performed below expectations so far in 2015. As this year began, not many Wall Street pros thought the index would tread water. The consensus forecast among 13 top analysts ... Read More


Amber Stitt Presents: WEEKLY ECONOMIC UPDATE WEEKLY QUOTE “It pays to be obvious, especially if you have a reputation for subtlety.”       – Isaac Asimov            WEEKLY TIP   Are your investment allocations still in agreement with your investing goals? An annual review can help you find that out, and determine whether rebalancing is necessary. ... Read More

Weekly Economic Report 10/30

Justin Nabity Presents:   WEEKLY ECONOMIC UPDATE     WEEKLY QUOTE   “Rules too soft are seldomly followed; rules too harsh are seldomly executed.”       – Ben Franklin            WEEKLY TIP   In retirement, one of your goals should be to grow your assets faster than inflation devalues them. You must sustain your purchasing power. ... Read More