4/9 Economic Update

"Meet the Money Manager" Conference Call

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HEADLINES Unemployement Falls to 8.2%, One PMI Tops Expectations; Another Doesn't, A Great March for Automakers, Oil Advances Gold Slips, Stocks Retreat in Short Trading Week

WEEKLY QUOTE "The more that you find out about the world, the more opportunities there are to laugh at it." - Bill Nye

WEEKLY TIP A Roth IRA can be used to save for your future and your children's future. The money can help fund your retirement and it can optionally help to fund a child's college education.

WEEKLY RIDDLE Karen is twice her brother's age and half her father's age. In 22 years, her brother will be half the father's age. How old is Karen now?

Last week's riddle: Take one letter out of a 7-letter word and it becomes longer. What is this word?

Last week's answer: Lounger.