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  • 8 Tips for First Time Home Buyers

    Posted on June 21, 2017

    Considerations Prior to the BIG Purchase ①  Consider All Expenses Buying your first home is an exciting prospect; just make sure to do your homework when establishing your budget. For example, your home purchase could require a hefty down payment; typically, 20% of the purchase price. You...

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  • Weekly Economic Update – June 19, 2017

    Posted on June 19, 2017

    FED DELIVERS EXPECTED & UNEXPECTED NEWS As Wall Street anticipated, the Federal Reserve raised interest rates on June 14. The Federal Open Market Committee voted 8-1 to take the benchmark interest rate north by a quarter-point to the 1.00-1.25% range. The Fed also said it would...

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  • TrueWealth’s Jennifer Birchett Honored with AICPA ‘Standing Ovation’ for Top Young CPAs in Personal Financial Planning

    Posted on June 14, 2017

    Recognition Given at the AICPA Advanced PFP Conference in Las Vegas ATLANTA (June 14, 2017) – The American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) awarded its Personal Financial Planning (PFP) Standing Ovation Award to TrueWealth Management’s Jennifer E. Birchett, CFP®, CPA/PFS. Birchett is one of only 16 CPAs nationally,...

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  • Weekly Economic Update – June 12, 2017

    Posted on June 12, 2017

    AN UPBEAT REPORT ON THE SERVICE SECTOR The Institute for Supply Management’s May non-manufacturing purchasing manager index displayed a reading of 56.9 last week, showing expansion in U.S. service industries for an eighty-ninth straight month. Although the gauge declined 0.6 points from its April mark, it...

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  • Weekly Economic Update – June 5, 2017

    Posted on June 5, 2017

    JOB CREATION, JOBLESS RATE DOWN IN MAY A day after ADP’s employment change report estimated a hiring gain of 253,000 in May, the Department of Labor’s latest jobs report told a far different story. It said employers added just 138,000 workers last month. The U-3 jobless...

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