Aaron Schaefer

Jan 08 2018

The Economy and Market from Here… at Hills January 2018


The Economy and Market from Here...at Hills.

Global stock markets continued to tack on gains as a result of positive earnings reports and economic data that has surprised to the upside.  Recent economic reports saw consumer sentiment edge higher, existing home sales rise despite expectations, and initial jobless claims retreat.  The S&P 500 continued to eclipse record levels and finished up 6.64% in the fourth quarter and 21.89% year-to-date.  Foreign markets have experienced continued gains as well.  The MSCI-EAFE, a common international benchmark, is up 4.29% quarter-to-date and 25.77% year-to-date.

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Chris Lewis

Jan 03 2018

Beware of Tax Identity Theft


Tax Identity Theft

All taxpayers, business owners, and tax preparers should be aware of identity theft scams by people pretending to be IRS representatives through phone calls, text messages, or email communications. Tax related identity theft occurs when someone uses your Social Security Number to file a tax return claiming a fraudulent refund before you do. Here are some tips to protect you from tax related identity theft.

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The Economy and Market from Here… at Hills January 2018

Aaron Schaefer

Jan 08 2018

By: Aaron Schaefer


Beware of Tax Identity Theft

Chris Lewis

Jan 03 2018

By: Chris Lewis


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Jennifer Lough

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By: Jennifer Lough


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Todd Joslin

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Molly Brown

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Nicole Slaubaugh

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