Total National Debt as of 03/27/2017 (source)
Economy doing OK even if official scorecard shows low score

Economy doing OK even if official scorecard shows low score

By the numbers, we are experiencing slow growth in the early stages of 2017, but Jeffry Bartash of MarketWatch.com says […]

Hot US real estate a potential red flag: Fed’s Rosengren

Hot US real estate a potential red flag: Fed’s Rosengren

American housing prices continue to rise, signaling a potential problem if another economic downturn were to occur. As the housing […]

The financial pain of America’s urban families

The financial pain of America’s urban families

Millions of Americans face difficult decisions when choosing between urban or suburban life. Two significant expenses to consider are housing […]

Fed expected to hike rates: 4 things to know

Fed expected to hike rates: 4 things to know

The Federal Reserve is expected to raise interest rates during their Wednesday meeting, making it their second rate hike since […]

U.S. economy added 235,000 jobs in Trump’s first full month

U.S. economy added 235,000 jobs in Trump’s first full month

As the most recent jobs report indicates, 235,000 jobs were created in the the first full month of the Trump […]

US weekly jobless claims total 223,000 vs 243,000 estimate

US weekly jobless claims total 223,000 vs 243,000 estimate

The week of February 25th signaled that the labor market is continuing to tighten. It was reported by the Department […]

Target to cut prices, update stores amid ‘seismic shift’ in retail industry

Target to cut prices, update stores amid ‘seismic shift’ in retail industry

As sales have continued to drop into 2017, many well-known retailers are having to alter their basic business models to […]

The Big Question for the U.S. Economy: How Much Room Is There to Grow?

The Big Question for the U.S. Economy: How Much Room Is There to Grow?

The U.S. economy is thriving at an exceptional rate. However, many people are askingĀ if the U.S. economy is moving too […]

Americans brimming with optimism on the economy

Americans brimming with optimism on the economy

According to recent Harvard-Harris poll results, 61% of Americans find the economy going strong, while 39% who believe it to […]

Democrat, Republican consumers have starkly different views of U.S. Economy

Democrat, Republican consumers have starkly different views of U.S. Economy

Consumer sentiment fell slightly from January to February as many are reacting to possible upcoming changes in the U.S. economy. […]