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Community Foundation for Northern Virginia Launches Opportunity Index

Provided by Community Foundation for Northern Virginia The Community Foundation for Northern Virginia announced the launch of The Opportunity Index for Northern Virginia, an interactive dashboard to serve as a data resource for community knowledge and strategic philanthropic giving, and to help grow philanthropy for our most economically disadvantaged populations.   The data and accompanying report were prepared by The Commonwealth …

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Prince William County Department of Economic Development and Planning Office Receives Excellence in Economic Development Award from the International Economic Development Council

Provided by Prince William County October 20th, 2014 – Prince William County, Va. – Prince William County Department of Economic Development and Planning Office received a Bronze Excellence in Economic Development Award for its 2014 project in the category of General Purpose Print Brochure for communities with populations of 200,000-500,000 from the International Economic Development Council (IEDC). The honor was …

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Taking the Economy’s Pulse

By Bennett Whitlock, CRPC® Private Wealth Advisor How do we know if the economy is doing well? Leading economic indicators are considered the most important factors to watch. These indicators tend to come before economic shifts, helping predict the direction of the economy. Here are some of the most discussed leading economic indicators: The Consumer & Producer Price Indexes: The Bureau of Labor Statistics calculates the …

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