January Market Update from Geneva Financial

MORTGAGE RATES SOAR
Since the Presidential election, mortgage rates have been on a mad dash upward; with no end in sight. In December, long term interest rates are at their highest level since May 2014, with the average 30-year fixed rate at 4.41%. That is an increase of almost 1% to interest rate.
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It’s not too late to register in Spring 2017 credit classes at Allan Hancock College. Registration continues through Sunday, Jan. 22. A wide variety of semester-length and eight-week classes are still open. Classes begin the week of Jan. 23. Financial aid is still available.
If a class is full and there is a wait list, students …

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El Camino Junior High School will celebrate its 85th anniversary with a community event on Saturday, January 21, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the school. To highlight how connected El Camino is to the community, there will be a display of business cards of former students. Anyone who attended El Camino is invited …

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January Workshops from SCORE

A service brought to you by your local SCORE Chapter serving San Luis Obispo County and the Santa Maria Valley.  We offer Face to Face Mentoring Sessions, Workshops and On-line Resources.   All our Chapter services are Free to our clients.  Call (805) 547-0779 or Email us to set up an appointment.
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Newborn boy makes his debut just minutes after the start of the New Year
SANTA MARIA, CA– (January 1, 2017) – Everett Eugene Perez arrived just in time to become the first baby born in Santa Barbara County in 2017 at Marian Regional Medical Center (MRMC). Coming into the world at 12:28 a.m., he weighed in …

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