If you track my Tweets, ignore this blog. For those of you that do not Tweet – you should consider doing so. If you want to talk about effective bang for the buck, the 140 total characters, letters, numbers and spaces of a Tweet on Twitter certainly qualifies. Who knew you could say so much …Read more
A college degree for many jobs is a required ticket to get in the door. Just because someone graduates from college in a specific state, however, does not necessarily imply they will remain in that state for their first job, or any jobs thereafter. To study which states’ college graduates are departing (and remaining), Zippia …Read more
Do you consider yourself wealthy based on your income? That was a question posed by Emolument.com to more than 1,500 global professionals across several industries. Emolument is a crowd-sourced, salary pay data comparison website. Their data includes bonus and salary statistics based on submissions by professionals across the globe. Are you wealthy? If so, how …Read more
U-Haul is a classic American icon company – one that I have rented from numerous times. U-Haul reports that approximately 45 percent of their customer’s moves occur between Memorial Day and the end of Labor Day. Moving season is upon us. Each year U-Haul tabulates the top destinations for the do-it-yourself movers. These rankings are …Read more
There are probably new signs going up at the entrances to 10 cities across the U.S. in the next few weeks — those identified by the U.S. Census Bureau as the fastest growing cities in America for the 12-months ending July 1, 2016. This analysis included all cities having a population of 50,000 or more …Read more
While some markets pay more than others, the higher pay may be more than consumed by a greater cost of living. Once again I invoke the TINSTAANREM axiom — There Is No Such Thing As A National Real Estate Market. Nor is there such a thing as typical income and cost of living. To identify …Read more
Jobs are everything to an economy. Period. Economies do not grow without additional jobs. Just like the weather every day, job growth (or loss) varies from one place to another. Some markets, however, consistently perform better than others and some are worse. Once again I invoke the invoke the TINSTAANREM axiom — There Is No …Read more
Some metros across the U.S. have greater levels of still-at-home kids who often are now adults. Where, however, are the markets with the most empty nesters?
Not all education is equal in extrinsic value (economic compensation) or intrinsic value (value to the person). Graduates with a degree in Social Welfare do not typically make much money at all, but many of these people feel extremely rewarded by what they accomplish.
There Is No Such Thing As A National Real Estate Market. Nor is there such a thing as a typical housing or rental market. While homeownership may not be the American Dream for everyone, in some locales across the country it’s an economic dream fulfilled. Those are markets where buying is cheaper than renting.