When a family member passes away, the time period that follows is one filled with grief and a variety of other strong emotions. There are also a number of practical and legal steps that must be taken following a death. Among the most important of those is probating the decedent’s estate which begins with submitting […]
Here is a look at the change in teen employment over time. The graph below shows the participation rate and employment-population ratio for those 16 to 19 years old. The graph is Not Seasonally Adjusted (NSA), to show the seasonal hiring of teenagers during the summer. A few observations:1) Although teen employment has recovered some […]
Notes: In June there were 7.348 million job openings, and, according to the June Employment report, there were 5.975 million unemployed. So, for the sixteenth consecutive month, there were more job openings than people unemployed. Also note that the number of job openings has exceeded the number of hires since January 2015 (over 4 years). […]
Notes: This CoreLogic House Price Index report is for June. The recent Case-Shiller index release was for May. The CoreLogic HPI is a three month weighted average and is not seasonally adjusted (NSA). From CoreLogic: U.S. Home Price Insights Through June 2019 with Forecasts from July 2019 Home prices nationwide, including distressed sales, increased year […]
Whether you’ve owned a home before, or you’re ready to jump into homeownership for the first time, there are always a lot of questions swirling around about what is truly required for a down payment, and how to best source down payment assistance. Let’s tackle these two today. 1. How much do you really need […]
It’s silly season. I reviewed the news this morning and nothing jumped out as requiring comment, in itself. At the same time the whole news agenda appeared to be part of a continuum that was deeply depressing. Boris Johnson appears to have lied about new funding for the NHS. The £1.8 billion he’s announced was […]
Tuesday:• At 10:00 AM ET: Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey for June from the BLS. Jobs openings decreased in May to 7.323 million from 7.372 million in April.