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US Unemployment Near 18-yr Low
2018-08-11 16:14 BY A.J.
The U.S. added 157,000 jobs in July, and the unemployment rate fell below the 4 percent mark for just the third time in nearly 18 years.&nb..
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GSEs Finance Fewer Loans in 2018
2018-08-11 16:08 BY A.J.
Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac bankrolled fewer single-family loans through the first half of this year compared to the first six months of 20..
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Owning vs Renting
2018-08-09 18:57 BY A.J.
Owning a home is generally viewed as a better deal than renting, but in cities with exploding home prices and relatively flat rents, that m..
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Seniors Still Recovering from the Great Recession
2018-07-30 21:06 BY A.J.
The Great Recession may have officially ended in June 2009, but baby boomers and the “Greatest Generation” are still recovering, according ..
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Goal Development: 4 questions for every Goal
2018-07-29 09:37 BY A.J.
1) Why/What’s the benefit? This may seem trivial, but if your goals are generic, then you won’t know the specific effect your goals may ha..
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NY Times: 5-Yr Retirement Plan Should Consider Reverse Mortgage
2018-07-29 09:11 BY A.J.
A recent New York Times article offers a concise 5-year countdown-to-retirement plan, with the final year of the timeline being the time t..
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Insurers Cashing in on Cryptocurrencies
2018-07-21 08:44 BY A.J.
Cryptocurrencies are providing a new line of business for insurers, according to Bloomberg. The cryptocurrency market has been a hotspot fo..
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Drowning the Internet
2018-07-21 08:42 BY A.J.
By 2030, rising sea levels may put 4,000 miles of fiber optic cable along the U.S. coasts underwater, threatening to upend the nation’s in..
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Rhetorical Devices in Speech
2018-07-21 06:17 BY A.J.
When we hear a speech, it can be easy or difficult to remember the topic and the content depending on the skill of the speaker. But remembe..
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Cellphone Pricing Increasing
2018-07-15 09:34 BY A.J.
Prices of average American cellphone plans are going up for the first time in two years, as wireless providers cut promotions, according t..
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AT&T Defiant on Time Warner Deal
2018-07-15 09:32 BY A.J.
AT&T’s chief executive called the chances of unwinding its purchase of Time Warner “remote,” saying the Trump administration’s decisio..
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Should Face Recognition be Regulated?
2018-07-15 09:29 BY A.J.
Microsoft’s president is calling on the U.S. Government to regulate facial recognition technology, which is used for everything from unloc..
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Coming Soon: Biological 'Fax Machines'
2018-07-15 09:26 BY A.J.
Researchers at biotech firm Synthetic Genomics have developed a device that can turn digitized DNA code — genetic blueprints — into biolog..
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Trump Halts $10.4B in Health Payments
2018-07-08 14:32 BY A.J.
The Trump administration has stopped making billions of dollars in risk-adjustment payments to health insurers, claiming that a federal co..
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Zuckerberg Tops Buffett in Wealth
2018-07-08 14:30 BY A.J.
For the first time, the three wealthiest people in the world are all tech billionaires, according to Bloomberg's Billionaires Index. F..
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