Fed Makes a Golden Statement

Last Week in Review: The Fed met, but did their statement “charm” the markets? Forecast for the Week: The Fed’s favorite gauge of inflation, a read on the consumer perspective of the economy and more are in store, but what will be in store for home loan rates? View: Fall just started, which means now […]

Markets labor on

Last Week in Review: Home loan rates started to shift… but in which direction? Read on for details. Forecast for the Week: With double doses of manufacturing and inflation news, plus reports on retail sales and jobless claims, plenty of action is ahead. View: Wondering how much house you can afford? Read on for a […]

Scottsdale Jazz night reminder

Just another reminder about our Jazz Night this coming Monday night.  Last month we had two excellent trombonists sitting in with us, and everyone had a ball hearing these two excellent musicians jamming with the rest of us.  As more musicians hear about us, we anticipate more musicians joining us for a few numbers and […]

Teach your children lessons about managing money

Advice for Parents as Their Kids Head Back to School Now is a great time to teach your children lessons about managing money. Here’s how. By Janet Bodnar, Kiplinger.com One positive outcome of the financial turmoil over the past couple of years is that parents and kids are talking more frequently about financial issues. In […]

Scottsdale Jazz night

Dear Friends and Music Lovers, Due to the Labor Day Holiday, our next Jazz Night will take place on the second Monday of Sept., namely Sept. 13. Let’s welcome in the end of the hot summer with an evening of cool jazz, coffee and cookies, and being among people that all share a common interest […]