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August 2017

Economy

Markets Bounce Back

Key information on economic health – and a reminder to look beyond the headlines. Beyond the Headlines in Housing and Manufacturing...

Starting a Business Soon?

If your plans anytime soon include starting a business, be sure to visit IRS.gov. The IRS website has answers to...

Markets Cautious But Resilient

Markets Cautious But Resilient

From domestic unrest to international terrorism, last week provided many headlines that could easily rattle the markets. While we did see...

Examining North Korea and the Markets

No one wants to see a clash between two nations with nuclear capabilities. So, when the war-of-words between North Korea and...

Tax tips for newlyweds

Summer Newlyweds Should Think About Taxes

Getting married this summer? After you’ve tossed the bouquet, eaten the cake and written the thank-you notes, it’s time to think...

Manufacturing

Markets Remain Bullish

Another week of economic performance brought more news that the markets continue their bullish streak. After eight consecutive record-high closings, the...

Business Tax Deductions

Maximize Miscellaneous Tax Deductions

The IRS allows some tax deductions that do not fit into specific categories, such as whether an employee can claim the...

consumer confidence

Markets March Ahead, Consumer Confidence Up

Last week, markets marched ahead within a busy reporting week. The Dow rose 1.16% to close Friday on another new high....