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Thursday Sep 18 | via The Jersey Journal
A scary number, but it's better than the national average, according to a recent study by The Urban Institute. The study, based on credit reports from TransUnion, found 35 percent of Americans have debts in collections, compared to 29.3 percent of New Jerseyans. Comment?
Thursday Sep 4 | via Daily Herald
Older homeowners often ask their grown children to help draft a will or living trust, but problems can arise if parents live in one state and the kids live in another. Q. I live in Texas, but my parents retired to Florida several years ago, and their home and all of their other assets are there. Comment?
Aug 8, 2014 | via Inside Bay Area
California consumers rank among the nation's biggest spenders on housing and the lowest spenders on energy, according to new government data. Comment?
Aug 7, 2014 | via Los Angeles Times
Consumers in California are among the heaviest spenders in the country for housing and utilities but spend less than the national average for healthcare, energy, and food and beverages, according to new government data. Comment?
Tuesday | via The Maryland Gazette
Juli Blanton of Pasadena, a real estate agent with Keller Williams Flagship of Maryland, has been named a certified military residential specialist. Comment?
Jan 16, 2014 | via Somerset Herald
'Contrary to some of the reports you may read, the state is still struggling to recover from the greatest economic downturn since the Great Depression,' Maryland state comptroller Peter Franchot told Lower Shore civic and business leaders Thursday. 'No wage growth, no real economic growth.' Comment?
Friday Sep 19 | via Business Journal
August was a slow month for house and condo sales in the Washington metro compared to a year ago. But the slowdown in sales didn't mean home values were any less. Comment?
Thursday Sep 18 | via Dealbreaker
Alibaba IPO Gives Insiders Rare Chance to Sell Early A swath of early investors in Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. will be able to sell more than $8 billion worth of shares on the day the Chinese e-commerce company goes public, an unusual arrangement that is influencing how bankers price the offering. Insiders and other investors in companies staging initial public offerings are generally required to hold on to shares for several months, in "lockup" arrangements banks design to help protect the stock's price in its early days. Comment?
Tuesday Sep 2 | via Patch.com
Howard Bank, which is celebrating its 10th anniversary, has renewed its lease on its headquarters in Ellicott City, according to President & CEO Mary Ann Scully. From its founding in August of 2004, the bank has grown to include eight full service branches and regional offices in Annapolis and Towson, MD, and mortgage operations throughout the Central Maryland area. Comment?
4 min ago | via Malvern Gazette
Mark Carney told George Osborne a house price cap and the fee charged to lenders who use it "remain appropriate" Mark Carney told George Osborne a house price cap and the fee charged to lenders who use it "remain appropriate" The Bank of England will not ask for changes to the Government's Help to Buy scheme after finding it does not pose a risk to financial stability and has not driven up house prices, it announced today. Governor Mark Carney wrote to Chancellor George Osborne to say the A 600,000 house price cap under the mortgage guarantee scheme and the fee charged to lenders who use it "remain appropriate". Comment?
5 min ago | via Eastern Daily Press
File photo dated 19/11/12 of a branch of Virgin Money, after the company announced details of its long-awaited stock market flotation today which will see A 50 million returned to the taxpayer following its agreement to buy Northern Rock in 2011. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Comment?
12 min ago | via M2.com
Lloyds Bank, a provider of financial services and part of British government backed Lloyds Banking Group, on Wednesday revealed a new offer to give customers an iPad mini when they move home. In the new offer the bank will give customers a 16GB iPad mini 4G, a 6GB data card and six months of technical support, via a partnership with Connected World Services and Carphone Warehouse. Comment?
13 min ago | via Community Advocate Newspaper
"Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices is a new franchise brand built upon the financial strength and leadership of Brookfield and HomeServices," said Warren Buffett, chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. "I am confident that these partners will deliver value to the residential real estate industry, and I am pleased to have Berkshire Hathaway be a part of the new brand." So you missed the boat on the summer buying season, huh? If you've got kids in school, you probably think you have to stay put now for another year. Comment?
13 min ago | via Eugene Weekly
A straight male friend practices sounding and has for years. I am pretty sure he does other things that he isn't telling anyone about - not even his wife. Comment?
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