Tag Archives: Top 10 List

Another Top-10 List — Lowest Paying College Majors

A college education, at first glance, seems to be a no-brainer for everyone. Several years ago a Dallas Federal Reserve study in Texas found a typical Texas college grad ends up making 97 percent more than those without college degrees, on average, over their earnings lifetime. Among young adults today, median earnings for those with …Read more

Another Top-10 List — America’s Coolest Cities

Coolness is probably one of the most subjective terms in our vocabulary. What is cool to one person may be vulgar to another. Regardless of the vagary of the term coolness, Forbes has forged ahead and developed their list of the coolest cities in America. They analyzed the 65 largest Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSAs), and …Read more

Another Top-10 List — Fastest Growing Jobs in America

Jobs are everything to the economy and to the demand for real estate. Within the economy, however, some jobs face an outlook for increased demand while others portend a decline. Two extremes include the almost disappearance of the travel agent industry with the other end of the spectrum being the explosive growth of Web site …Read more

Residential Apartment Rents Up 14.7 Percent Since 1990 – Yet Income Flat in Past 15 Years, Inflation Adjusted

The resurging housing market is making an imprint on many people’s pocket books, checking accounts and balance sheets. For homeowners today, that is a positive imprint and for renters, a negative one. The median existing home price was $96,400 in 1990 according to the National Association of Realtors® while the latest 12-month average of median …Read more