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Sunday Feb 12 | via The News-Review
This is the first part of a two-part series on the Douglas County housing market. The second will appear in Tuesday's edition of The News-Review. Comment?
Nov 12, 2016 | via The News-Review
As strong as this country is from an economic perspective, Americans still deal with uncertainty, Umpqua Bank CEO Ray Davis said at the Roseburg Area Chamber Economic Forecast Thursday morning. "It is true that global markets are still very uncertain," Davis said. Comment?
Oct 29, 2016 | via The News-Review
One of the dolls that was used during a Community Action Poverty Simulation exercise held Thursday at the Douglas County Fairgrounds. "Sheriff" Seth Kirby, right, takes away the "child" of Shelley Briggs Loosely during a Community Action Poverty Simulation exercise held Thursday at the Douglas County Fairgrounds. Comment?
Sep 2, 2016 | via The News-Review
NeighborWorks Umpqua is celebrating 25 years of assisting people with low or moderate incomes obtain affordable housing and community-based economic opportunity across Douglas, Coos and Curry Counties. The nonprofit organization started with a group of community leaders in Douglas County who were concerned with the lack of affordable housing in the community. Comment?
Aug 14, 2016 | via The News-Review
Greg Johnson, owner and supervising broker at G. Stiles Realty, said housing prices have increased in the past year while homes have been moving off the market at faster rates. "More people are working and the stock market's up, so feel that they're financially better off, so they can go ahead and buy a house right now," Johnson said. Comment?
Wednesday Feb 1 | via Willamette Week
Watchdogs say elected officials should scrutinize the $12.1 billion a year of state and local tax breaks on the books. When lawmakers convene Feb. 1 for the 2017 legislative session, the most pressing question will be how to fill a $1.8 billion budget gap. Comment?
Dec 17, 2016 | via OregonLive.com
Oregonians aren't very financially savvy, which can lead to uninformed and poor choices about their money, according to a new national report card on adult financial literacy. If it's any consolation, however, we're not quite as ignorant, profligate or strapped as adults in most states, according to the report from the Center for Financial Literacy at Champlain College in Vermont. Comment?
Dec 14, 2016 | via Portland Tribune
Oregon House Democrats have developed a menu of several billions of dollars in new taxes they could consider during the 2017 session, according to a Legislative Revenue Office document obtained by the Portland Tribune. Specific options from the list limit several personal income tax deductions, increase taxes on corporate income, tobacco and alcohol; and levy new taxes on corporate sales, soda and meals. Comment?
Sep 30, 2015 | via Business Wire
Earnings per share for the quarter were $1.33 and year to date earnings per share reached $2.93. The company declared a cash dividend of $0.15 per share during the quarter. Comment?
Nov 5, 2016 | via The Oregonian
What's the best place to live in Oregon? It depends. Each of the state's 36 counties have distinctive features and home prices. Comment?
8 min ago | via Athens Banner-Herald
Americans shrugged off rising mortgage rates and bought existing homes in January at the fastest pace since 2007. That has set off bidding wars that have pushed up prices as the supply of available homes has dwindled to record lows. Comment?
16 min ago | via The Daily Advance
Before she retired, Lynn Hagius worked for the state of Connecticut helping people apply for and collect disability benefits from the Social Security program. Though she's no longer working, Hagius still wants to help people. Comment?
21 min ago | via Detroit News
Striving to do good in a complex world, small east-side congregation ramps up its image - and imagines a ramp Rubin: Banks, faith and a church for sale Striving to do good in a complex world, small east-side congregation ramps up its image - and imagines a ramp Check out this story on detroitnews.com: http://detne.ws/2m9WV3U With bills looming and in need of work, New Image Church in Detroit -- the former Holy Temple Missionary Baptist -- is on the block. Aaron Bosley does. Comment?
23 min ago | via This Is Staffordshire
Cancer survivor Judith Streeton says she struggles to walk, sit, and stand - but has been told by the Government she's fit enough to work. Now the 53-year-old, who has previously undergone a mastectomy and hysterectomy, is ready to challenge the decision after seeing her benefits slashed. Comment?
29 min ago | via DigiDay
For years, banks have been talking a lot about executing an "omnichannel strategy," which is supposed to help them learn more about their customers by giving them a greater view into their needs and behavior through more channels - the mobile device, the tablet, the computer. But that dream hasn't yet become a reality The reasons, as usual, are in the mundane details - and in the difficulties in executing sensible strategies within large, hidebound organizations while keeping up with new complexities that inevitably arise from tech advances. Comment?
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