By Dave Liniger | Even though the economy is in a slow-motion recovery, the real estate market is moving at full speed. Existing home sales in May ran more than 5 percent ahead of last year, which was already the...
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By Alexander G. Markovsky | A few days ago 370 economists published an open letter in The Wall Street Journal denouncing Trump economic policies including his approach to the Free Trade. To enhance the credibility of their arguments, some of...
From piggy banks to that first savings account, many children are taught the value of saving from an early age. But as they grow to adolescence, following parental advice sometimes gives way to peer or media influences, and those once-thrifty...
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