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Jun 1, 2015 | via Rocky Mount Telegram
Lower unemployment, bankruptcies and foreclosures in March reduced the nation's economic stress to its lowest point this year, according to The Associated Press' monthly analysis of conditions around the country. More than 85 percent of the nation's 3,141 counties and every state but two - Louisiana and South Dakota - enjoyed better conditions in March than in February, the AP's Economic Stress Index showed. Comment?
May 4, 2015 | via TaxVox
Will cuts to a state's top income tax rate boost growth? Not necessarily. In a new TPC paper , Bill Gale, Aaron Krupkin, and Kim Rueben find little evidence linking state-level economic growth and taxes, especially income tax policy. Comment?
Apr 15, 2015 | via NOLA.com
Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell speaks during the swearing in ceremony at the St. John the Baptist Parish Courthouse in Edgard on Monday, January 12, 2015. Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell's office will partner with the Louisiana Bar Foundation and several other organizations to offer a series of free workshops on mortgages and personal finance, the last of which will be held in Covington on April 30. The statewide financial education tour kicks off on April 22 in Shreveport and in Lake Charles. Comment?
Apr 14, 2015 | via KATC-TV Lafayette
Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell's office will partner with the Louisiana Bar Foundation and several other organizations to offer a series of free workshops on mortgages and personal finance to Louisiana consumers. Caldwell is partnering with the Louisiana Bar Foundation, Louisiana Appleseed, Louisiana Legal Services, and the Louisiana Civil Justice Center, to offer "LMAP: Getting Your House in Order." Comment?
Feb 14, 2015 | via The Advocate
His budgeting practices were savaged by national media from coast to coast . He received "three Pinocchios" - on a scale of four, meaning "significant factual error and/or obvious contradictions" - from The Washington Post on the way he spun budget figures. Comment?
16 min ago | via Switched
It seems pretty clear that after many years of below-normal levels, interest rates are about to start climbing. What does this mean for my investments and for my finances in general? Predicting when the Federal Reserve will begin raising interest rates seems to be a top focus of economic forecasters these days. Comment?
17 min ago | via Forbes.com
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21 min ago | via Realtor Magazine
The average down payment percentage on a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage increased to 17.34 percent in the second quarter. The previous quarter down payments averaged 16.98 percent. Comment?
21 min ago | via Realtor Magazine
An alarming number of borrowers are being rejected from a federal mortgage-assistance program that sets out to help make monthly mortgage payments more affordable so owners can remain in their homes, a federal watchdog report shows. "There is a massive lost opportunity for an emergency program designed to help home owners through the crisis if only 20 percent to 30 percent of families seeking help from HAMP actually get into HAMP," says Christy Romero, special inspector general. Comment?
23 min ago | via Housing Wire
Lenders have found the market ripe for growth in 2015. The indicators of a healthy market are all present: a steadily growing economy, low rates, loosening credit availability and a high labor participation rate. Comment?
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