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Does it Make Sense to Pay Off Your Mortgage?

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A home mortgage is something that the majority of Americans need to obtain in order to purchase a primary residence. A mortgage is considered “good debt” because it is tied...

Inside The Economy: The U.S. Consumer and Global Growth

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On this week’s Inside the Economy with SH&J, we take a look at how the U.S. consumer is doing. Personal Net Worth and consumer spending is up year-over-year, but is…

Three Budget-Friendly Vacation Destinations for Spring

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Spring is a glorious time to travel. Tourists are fewer and prices are often cheaper. Flights have fewer delays and cancellations, and the weather is starting to warm up. We...

Inside The Economy: The U.S. Economy is Growing Slowly, but Surely

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On this week’s Inside the Economy with SH&J, we take a look at the drivers of GDP in the United States. With current inflation numbers hovering around 2%, where in…

Women & Finance: Are You in Control of Your Finances?

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It is more important than ever that women play a proactive role when it comes to their finances. When asked if women feel that they know less than the average...

Inside the Economy: Wage Gains & Historical Tax Rates

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On this week’s Inside the Economy with SH&J, we take a look at wage increases. Wages have recently increased at the fastest rate since 2009. How much does the growth…