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    Newsletter: In the Markets – Week-Ending March 24th , 2017

    by Peter J. Creedon

    Newsletter: In the Markets – Week-Ending March 24th , 2017 Crystal Brook Advisors We Make Financial Planning Crystal Clear United States: Existing home sales slipped 3.7 percent in February but are still off to a strong start to the year. The decline was somewhat expected following January’s surprisingly strong 3.3 percent increase but February’s report…

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    Newsletter: In the Markets – Week-Ending March 17th

    by Peter J. Creedon

    Newsletter: In the Markets – Week-Ending March 17th Crystal Brook Advisors We Make Financial Planning Crystal Clear United States: Overall net TIC outflows totaled $42.8 billion in December. Foreign private investors’ appetite for U.S. securities weakened, selling $57.1 billion in December. Much of the selloff was concentrated in Treasuries and equities. Foreign official investors purchased a…

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    In the Markets – Week-Ending March 10th

    by Peter J. Creedon

    Newsletter: In the Markets – Week-Ending March 10th Crystal Brook Advisors We Make Financial Planning Crystal Clear United States: The U.S. economy added a robust 235,000 jobs in February, the Labor Department said Friday. (1)  The unemployment rate ticked down to 4.7% from 4.8% in the previous month. It’s a vast improvement from 2009, when unemployment…

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    Three Things You Didn’t Know About 529 College Saving Plans

    by Peter J. Creedon

    Some people don’t use, or aren’t aware of, what a 529 plan is — the 529 college savings plan is used to pay for higher education, which is anything above a high school diploma.  If you, or your children plan on gaining a higher education, it may be beneficial to look into what a 529…

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