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Slide Show: Top 20 Best Cities for Veterans 2017

Slide show: Top 20 Best Cities for Veterans 2017 The results of Wallet Hub’s newest study of the best and worst places for Veterans, shows two Phoenix area cities in the top 20. That’s remarkable considering 100 of the nations largest cities were included in the original research. Gilbert, Arizona came in at #19 and… Read More

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Survey Says: Income, Spending and Housing Confidence on the Rise

Survey Says: Income, Spending and Housing Confidence on the Rise Consumers are a bit more optimistic about their household finances, expecting not only household incomes to grow, but also their household spending, according to the results of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York’s Center for Microeconomic Data Survey of Consumer Expectations (SCE) for 2017…. Read More

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No Flip-Flop in Home Prices Expected

No Flip-Flop in Home Prices Expected. Nationwide, unemployment is down and new job creation has been rising at a very promising rate, residential rents are increasing in all major metro areas and mortgage interest rates are still low… the perfect storm for a stable Real Estate market. Due in part to a long-term lack of… Read More

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Consumer Confidence Up: As Goes Arizona, So Goes the Nation

Consumer Confidence Up: As Goes Arizona, So Goes the Nation. Consumer confidence kept improving in August, posting a 122.9 reading in the latest Consumer Confidence Index® from The Conference Board. The Expectations reading of the Index rose to 104.0, while the Present Situation reading rose to 151.2. July’s reading was 120.0. As of September 1,… Read More

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A Rare Balance: Mortgage Rates Hit a New Low, Home Prices Remain Stable

A Rare Balance: Mortgage Rates Hit a New Low, Home Prices Remain Stable. I realize this isn’t the season that most folks choose to move. Kids are settled into classrooms, ‘bad weather’ season is on its way in most parts of the country, and the holidays are creeping up fast. I get all that, I… Read More

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Housing Starts Take a Nose-Dive After Months of Promising Development

Housing Starts Take a Nose-Dive After Months of Promising Development. Activity in the Residential New Construction arena has been disappointing of late. With residential resale inventory down and rental prices up, the real estate industry relies heavily on new construction to fill housing gaps. New construction completions are slow, due in part to a lack… Read More

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Where the Jobs Are: 7 Industries Ramping Up to Hire

By Barbara Pronin If you or someone you know will graduate with bachelor’s degree next spring, it’s time to spruce up your resume. A national recruiting trends survey administered by Michigan State University indicates the job market will be strong for 2016 graduates, with hiring expected to increase a minimum of 15 percent over last… Read More

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Fitness Company hiring Veterans / Job Listing on hireveterans.com

Fitness & Wellness Professional Services is hiring Veterans. Here is their job listing on HireVeterans.com and a link to the job listing. Fitness & Wellness Professional Services, LLC (F&WPS) was formed to provide fitness and wellness services for the advancement of the community’s health and well-being. Partnering with hospitals to deliver full-service, hospital affiliated fitness… Read More

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Steady job growth in Arizona is a good sign.

Not a bad showing for Arizona. Job growth is not through the roof but appears to be somewhat steady at least.    ~Bill Arizona ranks in top 20 states for February job growth by Eric Jay Toll Reporter- Phoenix Business Journal Arizona’s employment gains in February put the state in the top 20 for job growth… Read More

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East Valley cities on millennial job seeker’s short list

NerdWallet, finance and daily-life info site for the instant-access addicted, named East Valley cities Chandler and Scottsdale, the top 2 Best Cities for Millennial Job Seekers in Arizona. I have to agree. Both cities have done a superb job of balancing and blending big business and entrepreneurship with residential interests.   ~Bill by Spencer Tierney/ NerdWallet… Read More