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From the desk of Helena Sopwith

For many years during the 80’s and 90’s Lynn and Irena Sopwith (founding members of Camel Financial)  attended the Annual CFA conference. It was their one getaway a year from raising me and running Camel Financial. It was their thing. … Continue reading

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Going Up or Going Down

The decision on increasing interest rates has been looming for quite some time now. There has been much back and forth action. When the Federal Reserve increase or decrease interest rates it affects many establishments. They set the pace for … Continue reading

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Time to Spend

The Federal Reserve has called to action their plans on reverting back to a more simple monetary policy. The new program will begin with a raise in the federal funds rate in hopes of having increased interest rates reaching a … Continue reading

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The Polls are In

The polls have gone in. With Tuesday’s election in the past, the U.S. has been undergoing improvements because of the truce on the budget conflict by Congress. These conflicts have caused monumental occurrences to take place such as the shutting … Continue reading

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Apple strikes again

With the holiday season coming up, Apple released the new ipad mini and ipad air. Performance shows to be top of the line. Changes made from the previous ipads are not significantly different. Some view Apple products to be luxury … Continue reading

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As gas prices goes down, spending goes up

Gas prices have slowly been decreasing over the past few weeks. The national average gasoline price has been reduced by almost 49 cents a gallon. The reason for the drop in prices is because of the recent increase in the … Continue reading

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Crowdsourcing

Approximately half of loan applications are being approved by small banks while about two-thirds of loan applications are being granted by alternative lenders. Alternative lenders are more flexible with lower credit scores. Bank loans are not only difficult to attain, … Continue reading

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Interested in Interest Rates?

America’s economy has been at an all-time low for the past several years since 2007, when the nation took the most detrimental financial downturn since the Great Depression. The Recession not only drastically affected America in many areas but also … Continue reading

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Electronic payments are the new thing

Apple strikes again with a new and innovative way of payment, Apple Pay.  With this latest release, the company anticipates an increasing number of consumers utilizing this method. There are high hopes that the public will convert from the organic … Continue reading

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