How The Aftermath Of Hurricane Katrina Helped Louisiana Avoid The Great Recession

Hurricane Katrina Helped Louisiana, great recession
  While much of the U.S. Economy took a nosedive after the housing bubble helped to create the Great Recession, a few states were able to avoid much of the local economic turmoil which followed. Most states suffered large increases in unemployment, a wave of home foreclosures, and lacked cheap capital to invest in new startups. Louisiana—home of Mardi Gras, New Orleans, crawfish, corrupt politics,...
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What’s the Best Free Recipe App?

The Apple Store and Google Play together offer more digital cookbooks than you probably have room for on your mobile device. So which... more →
New tax law might slow down housing market.

What Will the New Tax Law Do to the Housing Market?

The new tax law will have a profound impact on the housing market, although in ways that go beyond the deductibility of mortgage interest... more →

4 in 5 Households Will Get a Tax Cut in 2018

Four out of five U.S. households will get a tax cut as a result of the legislation that President Donald Trump signed into law today. more →
Will bitcoin reach $100,000?

When Will Bitcoin Reach $100,000?

Bitcoin has accelerated its pace of appreciation in recent months, and if the current levels between $15,000 and $19,000 make you itch... more →
The Dow Jones topped 24,000 -- now what?

The Dow Jones Crossed the 24,000 Threshold. Now What?

Stocks appear to be increasing in volatility, yet the markets closed on Monday, December 4 with the Dow Jones Industrial Average is... more →
Peer mortgage

Should You Get a Peer-to-Peer Mortgage?

If you can’t get approved for a home loan from a bank, you might want to look into applying for a peer-to-peer mortgage. more →
Investment gifting is awesome.

4 Things To Know Before You Donate an Investment

While donations of any kind are appreciated, gifting investments benefits both the giver and the receiver. Here are four key things... more →
Are you wondering: What's the Relationship Between the Stock Market and Federal Debt?

What’s the Relationship Between the Stock Market and Federal Debt?

Wouldn’t it be wonderful if gains in the stock market could actually reduce U.S. government indebtedness? If that were true,... more →
frugal meals, frugal cooking, frugal recipes

Frugal Meal Ideas: The Basics of How to Construct a Frugal Meal

We’re constantly bombarded with grocery store items that promise a quick and easy meal. What’s not advertised is that those... more →