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Many young people are not in a position to splurge

Sep 22, 2014
So how can marketers get them to purchase investments like houses and cars?
Posted In: millennials, affordable housing, cars
Farmer's market

The economics of slow money

Sep 19, 2014
A look behind the 'slow money' movement and BeetCoin with Christopher Wayne from Greenmarket Farmer's Market, and Vermont Public Radio's Angela Evancie.
Posted In: farms, bitcoin, farming, Agriculture

What's the new normal for the housing market?

Sep 19, 2014
Susan Wachter, Professor of Real Estate and Finance at the University of Pennsylvania, explains the 'new normal' in the housing market.
Posted In: Housing, real estate

Want to sell a house? Head West. Want to buy? Go East.

Sep 19, 2014
Zillow's findings show an east-west divide for real estate.
Posted In: home buying, real estate

Why you'd pay more for a car with hand-crank windows

Sep 19, 2014
We put the Honda Accord through our Marketplace Inflation Calculator.

Once upon a time, inflation really was high

Sep 18, 2014
Warnings about letting inflation loose stem from the 1970s and '80s.
Posted In: inflation, Federal Reserve
Foreclosure

Nearly half of American households are financially insecure

Sep 18, 2014
New research indicates even many middle class families don't have enough saved for an emergency.
Posted In: financial crisis, emergency, household

Child care providers are the glue of many communities

Sep 18, 2014
Home childcare providers are vital to many, yet make as little as $22,000 a year.
Posted In: childcare, child
Janet Yellen

How will low inflation complicate the Fed’s plans?

Sep 17, 2014
Today's CPI numbers came in low despite Yellen's hint that interest rates could be on the upswing.
Posted In: Janet Yellen, The Fed, interest rates, CPI

NFL sponsors chime in on recent scandals

Sep 17, 2014
Big-money sponsors react to multiple cases of domestic abuse in the NFL.
Posted In: NFL

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