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Wednesday Sep 17 | via Dissident Voice
Great email response to my piece on Autism & The Lie of the Entrepreneur, which will be posted below with some pining in by me to clarify my positions. Great to have readers read and respond. Comment?
Tuesday Sep 9 | via Realtor Magazine
Kendrick Kim has an advanced degree that only eight other REALTORS in the entire country have - and with that, he's wasting no time in educating tomorrow's real estate professionals. Kim, ABR, GRI, broker-owner of Evergreen Real Estate Group in Cerritos, Calif., was part of the first-ever graduating class of REALTOR University's Master of Real Estate program this May. Now he's teaching classes in real estate practice and real estate law at California's Fullerton College, which is also his alma mater. Comment?
Wednesday Sep 10 | via The Columbian
A former mortgage adviser was sentenced Wednesday to three years in prison for embezzling nearly $800,000 from the Vancouver Masonic Temple while serving as the organization's treasurer. Just before Jesten Jay Galland III, 47, was sentenced, the organization's leaders revealed that the monetary loss from his thefts has forced them to put the Vancouver Masonic Center, 2500 N.E. 78th St., up for sale. Comment?
Tuesday Sep 9 | via The Columbian
Most people know that Habitat for Humanity is that charitable homebuilder that President Jimmy Carter made famous - and that puts residents to work building their own homes. But you may not have heard that the Clark County affiliate, Evergreen Habitat for Humanity, requires applicants to undergo a rigorous selection process that normally begins with an orientation session. Comment?
Saturday Sep 6 | via The Columbian
Just beginning a promising career as a firefighter, the 18-year-old Prairie High School graduate was driving home to Battle Ground from Central Oregon to surprise his family for a short visit. He'd finished a training session and was cleared to begin fighting fires with Crook County Fire & Rescue in Prineville, Ore. Comment?
Yesterday | via The Washington Post
U.S. stock-index futures fell, signaling shares will extend a drop after their worst week in eight, as protests escalated in Hong Kong and investors weighed economic data to gauge the timing of higher interest rates. Apple Inc. declined 1.2 percent after falling for two straight weeks. Comment?
Yesterday | via Bloomberg
European stocks fell as investors awaited data on American personal spending and income, as well as pending home sales, to gauge the timing of any Federal Reserve interest-rate increases. U.S. stock futures and Asian shares also dropped. Comment?
Sunday | via Journalgazette.net
WASHINGTON Bruce Hottle's $10,000 computer systems upgrade in February at his Pennsylvania concrete plant may be his last investment for another two years. More than 1,100 miles south in suburban Miami, Maggie Cruz- Ledon and her husband have set a 2015 deadline to buy a house, upping their budget in the process. Comment?
Friday Sep 26 | via Minyanville
This past week was certainly turbulent. On Thursday, we got a surprise selling event, with a wide variety of causa proximas attributed to the event - the best was that Mario Draghi was cashing in on the ECB's dollar-denominated equities due to the favorable changes in the Euro exchange rate. Comment?
Wednesday Sep 24 | via Seattle Post-Intelligencer
Click through to see how Washington's largest cities compare in terms of family income, mortgage costs and the proportion of residents who're spending too much of their money on their home. The median family income in the United States sat at $64,030 last year, according to the Census Bureau's American Community Survey. Comment?
2 min ago | via Daily Reporter
U.S. home prices in July increased at the slowest pace in 20 months, reflecting sluggish sales and a greater supply of houses for sale. The Standard & Poor's/Case-Shiller 20-city home price index rose 6.7 percent in July from 12 months earlier. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Hispanic Business
The conspirators filed phony property records and bankruptcy documents to stall foreclosures while collecting fees from anxious owners, whose homes were not saved. Believing that investors were buying their mortgages at discounted prices, clients paid initial fees of . Comment?
1 hr ago | via Silicon Alley Insider
Many of us remember the joy of receiving our first real paycheck ... and the disappointment that kicked in when we realized a lot of it would go toward paying off student loans. Though it's a common dream to attend a prestigious college, achieving that goal can be a financial nightmare. Comment?
1 hr ago | via MarketWatch
Here's one sign that the cooling off for housing appreciation has become widespread: The hot San Francisco housing market actually saw home prices drop in July, marking the city's weakest result since early 2012, according to data released Tuesday morning. Looking at a broader gauge of prices in 20 cities, July saw overall growth of 0.6% in July, slower than the 1% rise in June, according to S&P/Case-Shiller's 20-city composite index. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Chicago Tribune
Police have discovered the body of an Arkansas real estate agent in a shallow grave after she was reported missing last week, a law enforcement official said. Police found the body of 49-year-old Beverly Carter shortly after midnight on Tuesday in a Little Rock suburb about 25 miles north of the area where she was reported missing, Pulaski County Sheriff's Office spokesman Carl Minden said. Comment?
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