Financial Planning | Weekly Economic Update  – January 30,2018

Financial Planning | Weekly Economic Update  – January 30,2018

WEEKLY TIP Before accepting a job offer, ask what maternity, paid leave, and short-term disability benefits are included. THE ECONOMY EXPANDED 2.6% in Q4 The Department of Commerce’s first estimate of a fourth-quarter gross domestic product was 0.6% below the Q3...
Financial Planning | Weekly Economic Update  – January 1, 2018

Financial Planning | Weekly Economic Update  – January 1, 2018

WEEKLY TIP Do you think you will have a 2018 tax refund? Consider using it to pay off a high-interest debt. If you have a debt at 18% interest, doing away with it is effectively like getting an 18% return. CONSUMER CONFIDENCE DECLINES In December, the Conference...