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QUARTER ENDS, WALL STREET NODS APPROVAL

March 31st, 2017|

Quarter Ends, Wall Street Nods Approval
by Timothy S. O’Neil, SVP, Trust Investment Officer CFP®, CTFA
The first calendar quarter of 2017 is over and, although the stock market hit some rough sledding toward the end, the major indices such as the Dow Jones Industrial Average and the Standard & Poor’s 500 were each up around 5% […]

Q4 GDP: Bearish or Bullish on the Recovery

March 27th, 2017|

Q4 GDP: Bearish or Bullish on the Recovery?
by Timothy S. O’Neil, SVP, Trust Investment Officer CFP®, CTFA
An article in today’s Wall Street Journal points out an interesting fact: last Tuesday’s decline of 1.2% in the Standard & Poor’s 500 Stock Index snapped a streak of 109 trading days without a decline that large, the longest […]

Going Green: This Pizza is Worth $2500

March 24th, 2017|

This Pizza is Worth $2500
By now, you are probably imagining the exotic and organic toppings and how they will play on your palette; the extreme care in hand-kneading the fair-trade sourced dough; maybe the exquisite creaminess of the Tibetan-monk made Yak mozzarella. What could possibly make a pizza worth $2500?
You may be disappointed to find […]

Can You Afford to Save?

March 23rd, 2017|

Can You Afford to Save?
With Daylight Savings Time in the recent past and the first day of spring this week, we thought now would be a good time to look at doing a little spring cleaning with our finances, beginning with how to save some money for later use. This is the first in a […]