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Section 8 Options Closed Out in Many Areas

In perhaps one of the most startling signs of the times, I found out that Section 8 housing, which may be a term unique to my native Ohio or not, but basically it is low income subsidized housing, has been completely closed out. This has been going on for over a year due to [...]

Second Half of 2011 Any Better?

It seems that we are at a stalemate in the “recovery” that economists have been so insistent we are still experiencing. Sure, they admit that this recovery has slowed down, but when are we going to come to the conclusion that the recovery itself is an illusion put forth by all the government spending [...]

Economy’s Sputtering : What Does It Mean?

I’ll be the first person to admit that there are a lot of scare tactics used by the media when it comes to our fragile economy, but on the flip side, I will also say that on many counts, the media has been WAY too upbeat about the economic recovery.

The “recovery” as it [...]

Double Dip in Housing Market?

There is an ongoing fear that we are nearing a housing market double dip, although the odds of a double dip recession have been going down further and further as time goes on. Not that it’s all great news for the economy front, since the housing market has almost no good news at all, [...]