Fed Raises Rates The Federal Reserve(Fed) recently agreed to raise their benchmark lending rate for the third time in six months. Moreover, they maintained their outlook for one more hike in 2017 and set out some details for how they intend to shrink their $4.5 trillion balance sheet […]
Financial Forecast for 2017 2017 is shaping up to be an interesting year in many ways. The new administration has shaken up the market and left many wondering what will happen economically in the US. Here we’re going to take a look at our forecast of the financial future for the next year.
Fed Rate Hike : What does this mean for me? The Federal Reserve (The Fed) has raised interest rates after much talk of doing so this year. This hike comes just in time for the new year and a new administration coming into office. How will this rate hike affect you and what exactly does […]
There are a lot of issues that Mr. Trump will need to address during his presidency. The key is to understand how will Trump effect the US. How will Trump and Congress get along? Republicans have control of the White House, the Senate and the House, but that doesn’t mean he will have an easy time […]
Comparing The Political Plans The 2016 Presidential candidates are Hillary Clinton (Democrat) and Donald Trump (Republican). Their party affiliation helps you understand their economic plans. By understanding these political plans and affliations will make you an informed voter. Keynesian Theory Democrats promote the Keynesian theory. It says government spending and tax cuts boost economic growth […]
“If you’re not concerned about the market, you’re not paying attention!” – Gary Keller Join Doug Haldeman and John Sprague as they discuss the market cycles and how it may effect you. Through a deep, rich understanding of the market cycles you will be able to best position yourself to take advantage of another great […]
Doug and Tammie discuss how some countries are spending their money and where the US compares as a whole. Though the chart, created by the Data Team with The Economist, may be lacking in how countries are taxed or not taxed it is an interesting glimpse into the wallet of a few of the countries […]
Heath Keller, senior loan officer at Cornerstone Mortgage joins Doug and Tammie in studio to discuss the importance of dealing with a mortgage expert. Tune in to 97.1 today @ 4pm or listen to the audio to learn more about CoSigners on loans (aka Non-Occupant CoBorrowers), Loan Quality Initiative, using gift funds, and more!
The price to buy or rent a home continues to climb even as there’s little price pressure elsewhere. The latest report on consumer prices showed that the year-over-year change in rent stayed at 3.5% in the March CPI report, data from CoreLogic show house prices have grown nearly 6% year-over-year. While prices on the housing side […]
Market Update This has been a very volatile week in the market. Here are the major headlines: The International markets have been riding the rollercoaster in Greece as they vote on a referendum that affects the stability of the Eurozone. Jobs Report (Non-Farms Payroll) was weaker than expected. There were 223,000 Jobs created in June, […]