Payroll Data

Keep it secret, keep it safe When it comes to workplace confidentiality, understanding the weight of the situation is crucial. Many wrongly assume that this applies to payroll only insomuch as not revealing who makes how much money and for which jobs, but it actually...

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Today’s Market Action

U.S. stocks are trading higher as investors anxiously await this Friday’s speech from Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke.  Bernanke’s speech at the Fed’s annual symposium in Jackson Hole, Wyoming may signal whether or not the Fed is open to implementing a third...

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Market Action

In spite of the come-to-be-expected volatility last week, stocks were generally up, with the S&P 500 higher 1.3% for the period. The primary theme continued to be the tough situation in Europe, so Friday’s surge upward appeared to be supported by investor...

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Latest Market Impact

It’s once again time for our quarterly economic/market update presented via a live conference call at 9:00 A.M this Thursday, May 10. Scott Rush, our Sr. Trust Investment Officer, will present an overview of what’s been impacting markets lately and his views on what to expect going forward. The call will be moderated by Eric Delaney, Senior Trust Investments Sales Officer.

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Today’s Market Action

U.S. stocks opened mildly higher, extending gains into a sixth day on follow-on strength from yesterday’s surprise Fed stress test results which allowed a dividend-increase melee among banks.  The actions reiterate the Fed’s view that strains in global financial...

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Elder Care Planning

Our call this month will feature our own Senior Trust & Investments officer Jay Rutkowski and special guest Attorney Heather Dern Myers of Martinsburg, West Virginia, who will discuss what Elder Care Planning is and who can benefit from this type of specialized planning.

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School’s in Session:

College Savings Plans Your children or grandchildren may be tiny tots today, but they’ll be off to college before you can say “Where’s the money coming from?” If your long-term investment goals include financing a child’s education, contributing to a tax-advantaged...

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