Median Household Income Rose 1.8% in 2017

U.S. household incomes rose for the third straight year in 2017, according to census figures released Wednesday that suggest more Americans are benefiting from the strong economy. Median household income increased to $ 61,372 last year, up 1.8% when adjusted for inflation. There were 39.7 million people in poverty last…

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Labor Market Continues to Strengthen

Overview: The labor market reports were the only major economic data released over the past week, and they came in right on target. As a result, mortgage rates ended the week with little change. There were no surprises to be found in Friday’s important Employment Report. The economy gained 157,000 jobs in July,…

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Top 10 Summer Energy Saving Tips

Summer is the time for vacations and being outdoors. Gas is expensive enough, let alone the lodging and food. So, whether you are enjoying life at your house or are on the road to your favorite destination, there are a few simple ways to save on your electric bill. Turn…

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