Archive for June 2020
How the Pandemic Is Affecting the Real Estate Market
Research has found that over a 150-year period (1870 to 2015), owning a home has proved to be one of the most stable and secure holdings compared to other types…Read More
What Might Be Next — Inflation or Deflation?
Consumer prices fell by 0.8% on a seasonally adjusted basis in April, the biggest drop in more than a dozen years, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported. Conversely, prices for…Read More
The Pandemic’s Financial Toll on Women
In April alone, the U.S. lost more than 20 million jobs — increasing the unemployment rate to 14.7%. Researchers say one of the demographics hit hardest during the pandemic is…Read More
Are the Stock Market and the Economy Out of Sync?
In normal times, the stock market is often a reflection of the economy. But these are not normal times. Even though April was marked by a global shutdown of businesses,…Read More
The Perks and Pitfalls of Self-Employment
Sole proprietors in the U.S. caught a huge break in April. The Paycheck Protection Program, borne out of the economic hardship caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, became available to solo…Read More