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10/09/2017

Hurricanes’ Ripple Effect on the Economy

Hurricanes Harvey and Irma continued to make their presence felt last week – this time in economic data, as the economy reportedly shed 33,000 non-farm jobs in September, the first monthly decline since September, 2010, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. The jobs count will no doubt show a corresponding outsize gain over the next couple of months as these weather-related impacts dissipate.
09/25/2017

The Fed, German Elections and Tax Reform – Markets Take the Latest News in Stride

As expected, the Federal Reserve announced the commencement of its balance sheet runoff at last week’s meeting. The meeting did, however, contain a few surprises. First, the Fed maintained its expectation of another rate hike in December. Prior to the meeting, the odds of a rate hike in December were 53 percent, according to Bloomberg’s world interest rate probability, as investors weighed the Fed’s previously stated intention of a hike in December against persistently low inflation readings. Following the meeting, however, those odds spiked to 64 percent.
09/22/2017

Ameriprise Financial helps bring more than five million meals to families in need

MINNEAPOLIS, MN – September 22, 2017 – For the sixth year in a row, Ameriprise Financial, Inc. is matching donations to Feeding America® now through Thanksgiving. Every dollar (up to $250,000) given to Feeding America as part of the campaign will help provide 22 meals to families and individuals who face hunger – which amounts to twice the impact of a standard dollar donation. These contributions will support Feeding America, the nation’s largest domestic hunger-relief organization with a network of 200 member food banks across the country, including areas recovering from the destruction caused by recent hurricanes. Members of the public are invited to contribute by visiting: www.supportfeedingamerica.org/Ameriprise.

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Keys to a successful financial relationship for couples

Money is a common topic that can cause disagreements between couples. A new Ameriprise study reveals strategies to help you improve your financial relationship with your partner or spouse.