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Wednesday Jun 8 | via Alaska Journal of Commerce
May 19, 2016 | via Alaska Star
Pomp and Circumstance has stopped playing as the graduation season has ended. Occasionally, I still hear a few measures rattling around in my brain so that only leads to the notion that I also have a few musings about graduation to mutter. Comment?
Apr 13, 2016 | via Alaska Journal of Commerce
According to the latest census data for 2015, Anchorage has lost 1,458 residents when compared to 2014 while her popular neighbor to the north, the Mat-Su Borough gained 1,801. How many of Anchorage's lost neighbors became residents of the Mat-Su is hard to calculate, but anyone who's driven the Glenn Highway in the past 12 months can attest to the growing long line of traffic back and forth. Comment?
Apr 6, 2016 | via Alaska Journal of Commerce
Condo sales in the Municipality of Anchorage have remained consistent year-to-date when compared to the same time as last year, and prices are stable with only 0.82 percent increase from 2015. This bodes well for the first-time homebuyer and downsizers who are looking to scale back their square footage and utility expenses. Comment?
Jan 13, 2016 | via Alaska Star
Rep. Lora Reinbold, left, Sen. Anna MacKinnon, center, and Rep. Dan Saddler, right heard from constituents at Tuesday night's legislative town hall meeting held in Eagle River. Photo by Amy Armstrong for the Star Members of the Alaska State Legislature do have other issues other than the state's pending fiscal crisis to address in the session beginning Jan. 19, but you wouldn't know it based on the questioning and discussion that occurred at Tuesday night's town hall meeting in Eagle River. Comment?
Wednesday Jun 8 | via Alaska Journal of Commerce
The Legislature forwarded a bill to Gov. Bill Walker that will stave off steep insurance premium increases in the individual market - at a $55 million cost to the state - at least for two years. Reinsurance is a form of subsidy for insurance providers. Comment?
Wednesday Jun 1 | via Alaska Journal of Commerce
As the state Legislature chases solutions to a $4 billion budget gap and the oil and gas industry bleeds cash on the North Slope, Alaska's financial institutions are still increasing loans but seeing some impacts from the price collapse on the state's leading economic driver. Some of the state's three largest banks - Wells Fargo, First National Bank Alaska, and Northrim BanCorp - have continued to increase loan portfolios and deposits, though they acknowledge the state's precarious oil-driven position. Comment?
May 16, 2016 | via Anchorage Daily News
Donald Trump's presidential campaign unveiled its long list of Alaska honorary campaign chairs Monday, boasting an array of high-profile supporters who span the state's conservative political spectrum. The campaign's chairman is Jim Crawford, a longtime party activist and commercial real estate broker whose mortgage company was closed by a federal bankruptcy court in 2001. 2 comments
Mar 16, 2016 | via Alaska Journal of Commerce
Alaska's state budget and economy hang over dangerous cliff, but the state's financial institutions haven't been pushed to the edge yet. Alaska's banks and credit unions showed growth in 2015, driven by commercial lending growth statewide and optimism for housing markets in the Interior. Comment?
Mar 14, 2016 | via APRN
When Alaskans renew their car or homeowners insurance policy, insurers can't use their credit history to determine their rate, without their approval. While sponsors say this will benefit most people in the state, opponents are concerned about the impact on low-income residents, rural Alaskans, and minorities. Comment?
4 min ago | via Fredericksburg.com
Officials say foreclosures are declining in Wayne County in part due to door-to-door outreach and other programs designed to help residents. The Detroit Free Press and The Detroit News report the Wayne County treasurer's office is forecasting an almost 36 percent drop from about 28,000 last year to 18,000 this year in the number of properties headed to auction for failing to pay three years of taxes. Comment?
7 min ago | via NewsOK.com
Mortgage rates are plummeting following Britain's vote to leave the European Union last week. Lenders began slashing their terms Friday and that trend continues today. Comment?
9 min ago | via KXL-AM Portland
The so-called Brexit vote may seem far removed for most U.S. citizens, but the impact of Britain's exit from the European Union could affect Americans in more ways than one. About half of the American workforce participates in a company retirement plan, according to an analysis of data compiled by the Pew Charitable Trusts. Comment?
9 min ago | via Live Charts
Mortgage lending remained resilient in May as banks and building societies lent more than in April and than in May last year. Gross mortgage lending swelled to A 18.2bn in May, the Council of Mortgage Lenders estimated, up 3.6% from the preceding month and 13.6% higher than this time last year. Comment?
9 min ago | via The Washington Post
In this Oct. 3, 1995, file photo, defense attorney F. Lee Bailey, left, looks on as O.J. Simpson, center, reacts as he is found not guilty of murdering his ex-wife Nicole Brown. For those who've not followed the fortunes- and more recently the misfortunes- of F. Lee Bailey, it might have come as a shock to hear that Friday he filed for bankruptcy in a federal court in Maine. Comment?
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