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  • Weekly Economic Update – February 20, 2017

    Posted on February 20, 2017

    RETAIL SALES ROSE 0.4% in JANUARY Consumer spending on household electronics and appliances powered this gain. Analysts polled by Reuters had expected a 0.1% advance. Core retail purchases also rose 0.4% last month. The Department of Commerce revised the December increase for retail sales upward to...

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  • Weekly Economic Update – February 13, 2017

    Posted on February 13, 2017

    CONSUMER SENTIMENT SLIPS A BIT The University of Michigan’s preliminary February index of consumer sentiment came in at a reading of 95.7 Friday, compared with a final January mark of 98.5 (which was a 13-year peak). Economists polled by Bloomberg had expected a slight decline to...

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  • TrueWealth Named a 2017 Top 10 Financial Advisor in Atlanta by AdvisoryHQ

    Posted on February 13, 2017

    ATLANTA (February 13, 2017) – TrueWealth, LLC, a leading provider of wealth management services, has been recognized for a second year in a row by AdvisoryHQ as one of the top 10 financial advisors in Atlanta. The list is the result of independent research, review and ranking...

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  • Show Me the Money

    Posted on February 9, 2017

    2017 Travel Tips – Part 2 By Roger Ward, CPA/PFS, CFP® In my last blog post, Travel Tips for the 2017 Travel Season, I covered the importance of an up-to-date passport. This week, I’ll share the best ways to pay for goods and services while traveling...

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  • Weekly Economic Update – February 6, 2017

    Posted on February 6, 2017

    POSITIVES & NEGATIVES IN JANUARY’s JOB DATA The Department of Labor’s latest jobs report showed 227,000 net new hires last month. Unfortunately, wages grew just 0.1% in January as the headline jobless rate rose slightly to 4.8%. The U-6 rate, counting the underemployed, rose 0.2% to...

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