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April 14, 2016

U.S Economy Off to a Slow Start in ‘16

The U.S. economy is again off to a poor start to the year, clouding the outlook and validating the Federal Reserve’s wait-and-see posture on raising interest […]
March 26, 2016

Easter Spending Hops to New Heights

Ready to celebrate spring with friends and family, Americans anticipate spending more than ever on Easter this year. According to the National Retail Federation’s annual Easter […]
March 17, 2016

Will the Luck of the Irish Bring the Green in ’16?

Like all festive occasions, St. Patrick’s Day invites us to spend the green and get into the act of celebration. What does that add up to, […]
March 9, 2016

5 Best U.S. Counties to Be a Banker

Since deposits are the starting point of a good banking relationship, you might look to do business in 1 of the 5 states with the highest […]
March 4, 2016

What to Buy in March

The weather may be variable, but retailers stick to a seasonal schedule no matter what, and that means savings for smart consumers. March is the time […]
February 29, 2016

Leap Year: Facts & Freebies

Happy leap day everyone! That’s right, today is a leap day, which means we get to enjoy a whole extra day of February, and people born […]
February 26, 2016

What’s Driving Up Your Grocery Bill?

While Americans have gotten used to price increases on daily necessities over the years, one category in particular has surged recently: your groceries. Basic foods like […]
February 12, 2016

The Best Cities for Valentine’s Day

Everyone wants the kind of things that money just can’t buy — except on Valentine’s Day, otherwise known as “The Day Love Costs Money.” This year, […]
January 13, 2016

What to do When You Win the $1.5 Billion Jackpot

Everyone’s heard the stories about people who blow through sudden, large sums of money, such as inheritances, game show prizes or lottery winnings. Financial planner Lynnette “The Money […]