Some interesting economic indicators for our local economy - minimum wage will be increased to $11.35/hour effective October 1; Our population has increased by about 6% over the past couple years; the Consumer Price Index for this year is 2.5%; Retail Sales are down 1.4% so far this year and the Gross Domestic product is expected to grow by 1.9%.  We hope you enjoy the first official weekend of fall.

Greg Libbrecht - President, Platinum Books & Five Star Accounting