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February 3, 2016

Following a Stellar Year, Housing Market Will Struggle in ’16

Warmer weather heated up housing activity at the end of 2015 to help make it the best year for sales of new single-family homes since 2007. […]
January 18, 2016

MLK Day: Facts & Figures

Martin Luther King Jr. Day is a federal holiday that is celebrated on the third Monday of every January. Many Americans see this holiday as a […]
January 15, 2016

What are the Hardest Working States in the U.S.?

America has long been known as the land of opportunity.  It’s the one place in the world where if you bare down and work your nose […]
January 14, 2016

How to Save for Retirement AND Pay Off Student Loans

Between rent, transportation, food, recreation, and, the cherry on top – student loans  – recent graduates have tons of expenses. The burden of paying off life’s […]
January 13, 2016

What to do When You Win the $1.5 Billion Jackpot

Everyone’s heard the stories about people who blow through sudden, large sums of money, such as inheritances, game show prizes or lottery winnings. Financial planner Lynnette “The Money […]
January 12, 2016

Both Insured and Uninsured Struggle with Medical Debt

Both consumers with health insurance and those lacking any coverage are reporting problems paying medical bills, according to a survey by the Kaiser Family Foundation and […]
January 6, 2016

Consumers Gain Confidence in Economy

A key consumer confidence measure showed consumers had a more positive view of the economy in December than a month earlier and their optimism about the […]
January 4, 2016

Is the U.S. Economy Becoming More Vulnerable?

The risk of a US recession over a two- to three-year horizon has “increased materially,” according to JPMorgan strategists led by Bruce Kasman.  In a recent […]
January 1, 2016

2016: Money Trends to Watch

We may not have a financial crystal ball, but we do have a pretty good idea of what’s going on with Americans and their money.  Dave […]