Weekly Economic Update – Oct. 16, 2017

­ John J. Barrios, CFP® Presents:   WEEKLY ECONOMIC UPDATE   WEEKLY QUOTE   “The ordinary acts we practice every day at home are of more importance to the soul than their simplicity might suggest.” – Thomas Moore WEEKLY TIP   If you are past 50 and you worry that your retirement savings are insufficient, the best […]

Weekly Economic Update – Oct. 9, 2017

­ John J. Barrios, CFP® Presents:   WEEKLY ECONOMIC UPDATE   WEEKLY QUOTE   “Never let the future disturb you. You will meet it, if you have to, with the same weapons of reason which today arm you against the present.” – Marcus Aurelius WEEKLY TIP   Your household may want to budget by the 50/20/30 rule: […]

Weekly Economic Update – Oct. 2, 2017

­ John J. Barrios, CFP® Presents:   WEEKLY ECONOMIC UPDATE   WEEKLY QUOTE   “A man’s silence is wonderful to listen to.” – Thomas Hardy WEEKLY TIP   When a grandparent, relative or friend of the family pays for a child’s medical expenses that are not covered by insurance, direct payments to doctors for such costs are […]