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Tuesday Apr 5 | via Insurance Journal West
Some homeowners in the area got notices from their mortgage company saying they were no longer required to buy flood insurance, and some were among the 23 houses that flooded in March, Frenchman's Bend Homeowners Association President Jonathan Oglesbee said. The requirement was dropped after the Federal Emergency Management Agency accepted revisions to the area's flood plain map, based in part on a developer's work to add fill dirt to raise a subdivision. Comment?
Mar 17, 2016 | via The Advocate
Louisiana's top officials agreed Thursday to refinance state debt to generate $82 million in quick cash to help close gaps in this year's budget. Lawmakers assumed the additional cash in its budget rebalancing work during the recently-added special legislative session, so refusal to do the refinancing would have more than doubled a remaining $70 million shortfall for the budget year that ends June 30. Kennedy was the only member to vote against the refinancing. Comment?
Feb 19, 2016 | via NOLA.com
A big part of Gov. John Bel Edwards plans for long-term budget change relies on reworking the state's income tax structure. This is the first in a five-part series looking at the governor's tax plan, including the cuts and tax increases he has proposed. Comment?
Feb 2, 2016 | via AmericanBankingNews.com
Investar Holding Corp traded up 0.57% during trading on Friday, reaching $15.92. 456 shares of the company's stock traded hands. Comment?
Jan 20, 2016 | via Daily World
Winston Churchill said that "for a nation to try to tax itself into prosperity is like a man standing in a bucket and trying to lift himself up by the handle. Higher taxes could hurt economy Winston Churchill said that "for a nation to try to tax itself into prosperity is like a man standing in a bucket and trying to lift himself up by the handle. Comment?
2 min ago | via Houston Chronicle
In this July 13, 2008, file photo, shows the Freddie Mac headquarters in McLean, Va. Freddie Mac reports financial results on Tuesday, May 3, 2016. Comment?
1 hr ago | via US News & World Report
When it comes to retirement, multiple streams of income may be the magic phrase. Perhaps you will have Social Security payments, retirement fund distributions , annuity payments or, if you are really lucky, a pension. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Mortgage News Daily
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31 min ago | via Dallas Morning News
The only major market in CoreLogic's price report with a bigger gain was Denver where home prices were up 10.9 percent year-over-year. "Home prices reached the bottom five years ago, and since then have appreciated almost 40 percent," Anand Nallathambi, president and CEO of CoreLogic, said in the report. Comment?
39 min ago | via Seeking Alpha
S&P Dow Jones and MSCI will add the first new GICS top line sector since the creation of GICS in 1999. Called Real Estate, it will move equity REITs out of the Financials sector and bring more attention to this often ignored sector. Comment?
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