Beattyville Real Estate News
Thursday May 14 | via Harlan Daily Enterprise
Courtesy photosThe James A. Cawood Elementary School Family Resource and Youth Service Center sponsored Career Day for students in third- through eighth-grade. Community members visited classes, informing students about their careers, the education required and the skills and tasks they perform. Comment?
Tuesday May 12 | via Mortgage News Daily
I am attending a conference in Oregon and yesterday someone asked me, "Rob, have you heard of the MBA doing something to educate anyone in school that this industry even exists?" As a matter of fact I have. The MBA has been working with colleges and universities through career placement/planning offices to help promote careers in mortgage banking . Comment?
Sunday May 3 | via The Paducah Sun Online Edition
Thirty years ago, Eddie Proffitt and Sam Comer were headed home to Monroe County with their sons from a cattle sale in Missouri, probably talking farming and politics, when Jamie Comer said he'd love to be state agriculture commissioner someday. Comment?
Thursday Apr 30 | via News Democrat
USDA Rural Development State Director Tom Fern has announced the availability of federal funds for housing loans and that applications are being accepted for the low- and very-low income citizens in rural Kentucky. "USDA mortgage loan programs are life-savers for so many rural residents who have been unable to purchase their own homes," said Fern. Comment?
Saturday Apr 25 | via Greenwich Citizen
Tammy Stewart makes about $1,600 a month and it goes quickly: a mortgage and a car, insurance, utilities and student loans. "That little bit of increase is a loaf of bread, a gallon of milk, maybe a jar of peanut butter," she told the Kentucky Public Service Commission last month. Comment?
32 min ago | via Reuters
May 24 With the latest effort by Sweden to cool its housing market postponed by a court, concerns are escalating that political stagnation, a faulty institutional set-up and high household debt risks sending the triple A economy into a tailspin. A move to force homeowners to pay down the principal of their mortgages -- what many economists say is the very least needed to avoid a housing bubble -- was postponed after a court in April said the Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority lacked a legal mandate. Comment?
58 min ago | via The Independent
What have banks learnt from the payment protection insurance scandal? Judging from bald statistics from the Financial Ombudsman Service , the banks have used the experience to learn how to mis-sell other products. Claims to the FOS have gone up 278 per cent for "packaged accounts" - those offering a range of insurance products and services along with a fee-paying account. Comment?
59 min ago | via The Independent
Simon Read is Personal Finance Editor at The Independent. He edits the Saturday Your Money section as well as writing for the news and business pages of the Independent and i newspaper. Comment?
1 hr ago | via South China Morning Post
The mainland's top insurers China Life and Ping An Insurance Group last month linked up to make their first foray in the US real estate market. Photo: Reuters Some high-profile alliances are attracting attention in the property world, but synergies may prove elusive if partners become blinded by the pursuit of scale. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Seeking Alpha
The Swiss franc has continued to propel higher in recent months. From a rate of 0.9924 on March 17, the franc has risen to a high of 1.0958 against the dollar on May 15 before reverting to a rate of 1.0598 at the time of writing. Comment?
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