Best Places to Work in Manufacturing – 2020 Edition

Manufacturing has a special place in the American story, but for the past few decades, this sector has been largely on the decline, impacting many workers and affecting decisions around things like budgeting and where they call home. Since 1997, … Continue reading →

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Should We Employ Our Own Kids? (and How Much to Pay Them)

Way back in 2015, I had a nine year old boy. Even back then, I could see him showing some early flashes of adulthood and maturity, and it got me wondering about his future as it relates to money and freedom. So I wrote a post called What I’m Teaching My Son About Money, which shared some […]


The Financial Rebound: Money After COVID

The events of 2020 have exacerbated just how unequal our society is when it comes to racial and economic equality, with communities of color still facing numerous obstacles on their path to financial security. For Black Americans, long-standing racial inequities…

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6 Tips for Your Job Search During the Coronavirus Outbreak

New developments continue to pour in each day surrounding the coronavirus pandemic. The COVID-19 outbreak has drastically changed nearly every aspect of life for millions of people, and the workforce in particular has been hit hard. Businesses, employees, and job seekers are all scrambling to identify what exactly “normal” will look like in the coming… Read More

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Is Now a Good Time to Buy a House?

When you’re thinking about taking the plunge into homeownership, timing the market may not be as important as taking stock of your personal finances and lifestyle.

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More Unemployment Benefits Coming: What’s in the Second Stimulus Deal

Just as approximately 14 million jobless Americans were to see their unemployment benefits expire, Congress passed a $900 billion economic stimulus package that extends unemployment programs by 11 weeks and boosts weekly payments. After suggesting the new deal did not go far enough, President Donald Trump signed it Dec. 27. “I think that the bill […]

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Zillow predicts a stronger housing market in 2021

Zillow has said that it expects the for-sale housing market to gain even more strength in 2021 following an incredible run that came in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. Zillow said in its 2021 housing predictions that demand is continuing to grow as we enter the new year, and that this will likely surge […]

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MBS Day Ahead: Much Weaker Jobs Report Provides a Friendly Reminder For Bonds

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While it's essentially a given the bigger stimulus is on the way with democrats controlling the senate (thus implying more Treasury issuance and a quick adjustment to higher yields as a result), it's worth remembering that the underlying phenomenon creating the need for that stimulus is still a thing. Today's big miss in the December jobs report provides a solid reminder. Sure, bigger stimulus pushes rates higher, but covid-driven economic realities continue trying to hold rates down (with plenty of help from the Fed). Jobs numbers like today's do absolutely nothing to push the Fed away from its ultra bond-friendly stance. Here's a quick run-down: Nonfarm Payrolls -140k vs 71k f'cast, 336k prev Unemployment Rate 6.7 vs 6.8 f'cast, 6.7 prev Notably, the 336k was revised…(read more)

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