Q1 GDP Due Out This Week, First Solid Look at Trump Economy

April 24th, 2017|

First Snapshot of US Economy for New President Due Out this Week
by Timothy S. O’Neil, SVP, Trust Investment Officer CFP®, CTFA
Friday morning will see the announcement of the initial estimate of the growth in Gross Domestic Product (GDP) for the first quarter of 2017.

Our first look at the Trump Economy comes […]

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 […]

Fed Rate Hike…How will it Impact You?

March 16th, 2017|

How will the Fed Rate Hike Impact Me?
Yesterday (3/14/17) the Federal Reserve Bank announced it had increased its target range for Federal Funds, or Fed Rate, by 0.25% to a target range of 0.75 percent to 1 percent.
The Fed Rate applies to funds loaned by banks to each other but it is supposed to be […]

common mistakes first time home buyers avoid

June 1st, 2016|

Common Mistakes First-Time Home Buyers Should Avoid
No amount of reading and research can really prepare you for the experience of purchasing your first house. Not only will it probably be the most valuable thing you have ever bought – and the most expensive – but it needs to feel like home, not just a house. […]