Sunday, October 23, 2016

Inflation: next year's ticking time bomb

The last time sterling fell off a cliff we were in the midst of global financial crisis from 2007 to 2008. The currency shock sent inflation shooting up to 5.2pc, abruptly squeezing on real living standards.


Wednesday, October 19, 2016

26K SF mixed-use development taking over historic Roosevelt Row buildings

More major development is coming to downtown Phoenix's Roosevelt Row.

Desert Viking Development has announced plans for a mixed-use project on 501 E. Roosevelt St., between Fifth and Sixth streets, totaling more than 26,000-square-feet.


Monday, October 17, 2016

South Florida is ripe for Chinese homebuyers

Wealthy Chinese buyers have been buying so many homes in the United States that they are the top foreign country purchasing property in the U.S - for the fourth year in a row. Those home sales totaled more than $27 billion.

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FRB: Speech with Slideshow--Fischer, Why Are Interest Rates So Low? Causes and Implications

I am grateful to the Economic Club of New York for inviting me to speak today. My subject is the historically low level of interest rates, a topic not far from the minds of many in this audience and of many others in the United States and all over the world.1


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Sunday, October 9, 2016

Prefab housing turns focus on small homes

Author Sheri Koones believes that prefab houses (or "prefabulous," as she calls them) are the homes of the future. She's written five books about them.

In the new "Prefabulous Small Houses" from The Taunton Press, Koones focuses on modestly sized homes and cottages, between 350 and 2,500 square feet.


Sunday, September 25, 2016

Social Security: 5 common mistakes to avoid

Decisions about Social Security give people fits, which isn't surprising.

It's a complex program. People must make long-term decisions without knowing how the future will unfold. Plus, the Social Security Administration doesn't always explain the rules clearly and consistently.


Why my Arizona property tax bill – and probably yours, too – increased this year

If you aren't too happy with what you owe, it's too late to protest.

I just saw my property tax bill, and it's up 8 percent from last year.

You'll be getting your bill again soon, too, if you haven't already. 'Tis the season for metro Phoenix homeowners to find out what we owe for schools, fire and library districts and other county and city services.


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