September 30, 2012
This quarter is shaping up to be the worst quarter for corporate profits in three years when the recovery was just getting underway, as the United States joins Europe and China in experiencing falling profits.
The currently sluggish U.S. economy, European recession, and slowing Chinese economic growth — not to mention the threat of the fiscal cliff — all suggest that this is probably not the last quarter of disappointing earnings growth.
This quarter we will be watching three factors to help us gauge the extent of the earnings slowdown: the stall in manufacturing, the peaking of profit margins, and the impact of
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David Urso, CFP®
September 21, 2012
Below is an excellent infographic on women’s views when it comes to homeownership. Superb information made available by TD Bank. Visit their site at https://www.facebook.com/TDMoneyLoungeUS
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September 20, 2012
Last week, the Federal Reserve (Fed) put the ball back in Congress’ court as it relates to the economy and the upcoming fiscal cliff.
The so-called “lame duck” session that takes place between the November 6 elections and January 1 holds some promise for getting a deal done.
While the road travelled depends upon the elections’ outcome, it may be the journey — not the destination — on the way to the deal to mitigate the fiscal cliff that has the most potential to upset the markets and contribute to volatility in the coming months.
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David Urso, CFP®
September 18, 2012
YMCA CAMP WATCHAUG
Thinking about camp for next summer and
want to “try it out”?
Free Family Day
Saturday, September 22
Noon to 3:00 PM
Bring a Picnic Lunch
Stay and play @ camp
Archery, Climbing Wall, Canoeing & Kayaking,
Swimming, Arts & Crafts
Bring your friends
YMCA Camp Watchaug
160 Prosser Trail, Charlestown, RI 02813
For more information, please contact
Danita Ballantyne, Camp Director
September 12, 2012
Don’t be afraid of color… ”Let Paint change your Interior Space” This link to Benjamin Moore, has a great tool that will help you experiment with different colors. Click here to link to this.
September 11, 2012
A study is showing that children who learn to play musical instruments from an early age strengthen their auditory skills and benefit from their skills for all their lives.
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