Month: August 2016
Lifestyle Tip: Off Season Trip to the Riviera?
Getting Away: Off Season in Santa Margherita and Portofino, Italy Next in our new “Getting Away” series, a collection of vacation ideas that go beyond the norm. This month, we visit the dramatic sea views of the Italian Riviera! The short train ride from Nice offers dramatic sea views on […]Read More
Last Week’s Economic News In Review – August 24th, 2016
Housing starts showed encouraging performance, while consumer prices were flat, and lay-offs remained low. Housing Starts New housing construction had a solid story to tell last week, with starts on housing construction in July rising to more than any point since the beginning of 2008. Starts on housing construction in […]Read More
Homeowners Insurance – 4 Tips To Lower Costs
4 Tips To Lower Homeowners Insurance Costs With the prices for everything skyrocketing these days, every penny counts. This includes your homeowner’s insurance costs. If you’re thinking of buying a home and need homeowner’s insurance, here are a few tips on getting quality insurance for a fair price: Tip #1: […]Read More
Last Week’s Economic News In Review – August 10th, 2016
Construction spending fell, but residential construction was unaffected. Meanwhile, the U.S. economy added solid job numbers, but consumer credit saw weak growth. Construction Spending Construction spending for June fell 0.6 percent to an annual rate of $1.133 trillion, marking the third straight month of declines, according to data released last […]Read More
Last Week’s Economic News In Review – August 3rd, 2016
New home sales once again turned in a solid monthly performance, while initial jobless claims were on the rise, and durable goods orders fell. New Home Sales Sales of new, single-family homes in June grew to an annual rate of 592,000, according to last week’s report from the Census Bureau […]Read More
Travel Tips for Traveling Abroad or in the U.S.
Travel Tips Traveling to a new destination can be an exciting and wonderful experience. However, for those that may not travel often, it can also be a bit overwhelming and source of anxiety. Here are a few tips from seasoned travelers to help your journey be one filled with fun, […]Read More