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2020 Budget Binder Printables

Start saving money today with my free 2020 Budget Binder Printables. The first step to saving money is becoming aware of your spending habits. This means, being able to see your income and expenses each month. But, this takes some discipline and organization.  I am here to help you with both! To start saving money […]

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CAR on California October Housing: Sales up 1.9% YoY, Inventory down 18%

The CAR reported: California housing market holds steady in October, C.A.R. reports Shrinking inventory subdued California home sales and held home sales and prices steady in October, the CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (C.A.R.) said today. Closed escrow sales of existing, single-family detached homes in California totaled a seasonally adjusted annualized rate of 404,240 units in […]

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FOMC Minutes: “Most participants judged that the stance of policy, after a 25 basis point reduction at this meeting, would be well calibrated”

From the Fed: Minutes of the Federal Open Market Committee, October 29-30, 2019. A few excerpts: With regard to monetary policy beyond this meeting, most participants judged that the stance of policy, after a 25 basis point reduction at this meeting, would be well calibrated to support the outlook of moderate growth, a strong labor […]

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Wednesday: FOMC Minutes

Wednesday:• At 7:00 AM ET, The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) will release the results for the mortgage purchase applications index. • During the day, The AIA’s Architecture Billings Index for October (a leading indicator for commercial real estate). • At 2:00 PM, FOMC Minutes, Meeting of October 29-30, 2019