Archive for December 1st, 2011

No county tax hike in Chesco

The Chester County Commissioners approved today a budget for 2012 that results in a zero tax increase for county residents. “This budget reflects the county’s ongoing commitment to provide the best services at the lowest burden to the taxpayer,” said Commissioners’ Chair Terence Farrell. The operating budget for 2012 is $422,852,576, a decrease of 0.2 percent from ...

 
 

Know Your Finances: Good News and Bad

The intense volatility of the stock market seems to parallel the polarization of the good and bad news we are living with. The good news is American companies are killing it. Corporate cash flows are at record high levels. Profits are strong and operating expenses are exceedingly well managed. Debt levels are under control as companies continue to deleverage and ...