Retail Sales Grew 0.9% in April

For the fourth straight month, Americans continued to pump money into the U.S. economy in April. Retail sales – a measure of spending at stores, online and in restaurants – rose a seasonally adjusted 0.9% last month. Retail sales aren’t adjusted for inflation. This means that while consumers have continued to spend more, they are […]

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Inflation: What to Know

US inflation is currently at its highest rate in four decades, reaching 8.5% in March and coming down only to 8.3% in April. Consumers are seeing prices increase sharply for goods and services because strong demand is colliding with the supply shortages. Economists think annual inflation has hit its peak and price increases going forward […]

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$400 Checks Going to Colorado Taxpayers

Governor Jared Polis announced last week that more than 3 million Colorado taxpayers will receive a cashback rebate through the Taxpayer’s Bill of Right (TABOR). Keep reading to find out what makes you eligible for this cashback rebate, how much money to expect, and when to expect it.   Am I Eligible? The cashback rebate […]

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QuickBooks Business Network

QuickBooks announced last week that their new QuickBooks Business Network is officially live. The QuickBooks Business Network releases new productivity and automation tools to better manage and grow your business. As of right now, it is a limited release and is not yet available to all QuickBooks Online customers. We have all the answers to […]

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Employers Added 431,000 Jobs in March

Last month, the US labor market strengthened as more workers jumped back in and the pandemic’s grip loosened. Employers added 431,000 jobs, and hiring in January and February was stronger than reported. The report marked the 11th straight month of job gains above 400,000, the longest such stretch of growth. The unemployment rate fell to […]

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