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Carson Circle

The Carson Circle is a community of women leaders who advance the Boy Scouts of America mission through a focused investment of time, talent and treasure by engaging women locally, nationally and internationally.   Create a POST > name it (public) > in text (w/ redirect coding for non-java): This site will redirect you automatically,

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An excellent way for you to support Occoneechee Council, Boy Scouts of America’s mission is to leave us a bequest in your will, living trust or with a codicil. One significant benefit of making a gift by bequest is that it allows you to continue to use the property you will leave to charity during

Jobs Report Pushes Treasury Yields Down

Yields on U.S. Treasury’s fell on Friday following the release of the latest jobs report. The number of jobs added returned to a normal range while wage growth was modest. On Friday, the Department of Labor released the March jobs report, showing an increase of 196,000 in nonfarm payrolls in March. This is up sharply

Mortgage Rates Hold Steady

Freddie Mac released its latest Primary Mortgage Market Survey on Thursday, April 4. The report showed little movement for mortgage rates during the week. The 30-year fixed rate mortgage averaged 4.08% this week, up from 4.06% last week. At this time last year, the 30-year fixed rate mortgage averaged 4.40%. The 15-year fixed rate mortgage

Disappointing Earnings Sink Walgreens’ Shares

Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) released its latest earnings report on Tuesday, April 2. The drug store chain’s stock prices fell 12% after the company reported revenue and earnings that missed analysts’ expectations. The company reported sales of $34.53 billion for the quarter, up from $33.02 billion during the same quarter last year. This fell short

IRS Website Visits Increase

On April 2, the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA) reported interim results for the 2019 filing season. As the April 15 filing deadline (April 17 in Massachusetts and Maine) approaches, taxpayers are calling the IRS in record numbers and expanding their use of IRS.gov. Through March 30, 2019, IRS website visits are up 10%

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