Stories tagged with: investments

October 24, 2013 - 4:29pm
42 weeks 5 days ago

Not much has changed in the county's budget.

During a meeting with the Muskingum County Commissioner's, County Treasurer Carol Friel said everything is stable with the county's investments.

"We have budgeted $550,000 and we're afraid we're going to have to change the budget projecting downward because the market has not, our investments have not proven to do what they had hoped they would when the budget was first put together," explained Friel.

Friel said...

August 26, 2013 - 4:42pm
51 weeks 1 day ago

The Muskingum County Commissioners sat down with the county treasurer to discuss investments for the month of August.

Muskingum County Treasurer, Carol Friel says that changes in investments have been stagnant as of late.

"Well there are no changes, really it's not improving so we are probably going to have to adjust our budget as far as what we planned on earning on interest, so well just have to make an adjustment, " said Friel.

The commissioners added that they...

April 15, 2013 - 5:32pm
1 year 18 weeks ago

Muskingum County Treasurer, Carol Friel reported Monday to the County Commissioner's that the county has earned almost $150,000 in interest for the quarter, which is 0.4 percent more than what was expected.

"The most important thing that comes out of this meeting is the fact that we're taking care of the budgeted amounts, and making sure that the interest that we're receiving is adequate to what we have budgeted and we always have to make sure that our investments are working for...

January 24, 2013 - 5:43pm
1 year 29 weeks ago

Interest income for Muskingum County fell short of projections.

The County Treasurer said that the projections were 20-25,000 less than what was actually made. Friel said their interest income is based on what the stocks and money market accounts are doing can affect how much they earn in interest. She said they'll continue to watch the markets.

"We'll look at our fees that impact the bottom line and watch our investments," explained Friel. "We'll see who has the...

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