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Inside the Economy: Interest Rates & Unemployment

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On this week’s Inside the Economy with SH&J, we discuss the Fed’s latest interest rate increase that occurred last week. The Fed Funds rate is now at 2%. How many…

How Much Salary is Needed to Live in Denver?

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As the cost of real estate in Denver continues to creep upwards, we are often asked how much is needed in salary to live here. If you search the web...

Inside the Economy: U.S. Tariffs

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On this week’s Inside the Economy with SH&J, we discuss the potential impacts of U.S. tariffs on Canada and Mexico and the new Italian government. What is the reason many…

Financial Lessons for Your Kids and Grandkids

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The value of a dollar has changed over time and, with it, the financial lessons our children and grandchildren need to learn have also evolved. Many parents and grandparents want...

Inside the Economy: Interest Rates and the Yield Curve

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On this week’s Inside the Economy with SH&J, we discuss interest rates and the yield curve. The yield curve is flattening, and historically inverted yield curves have signaled the start…

Qualifying for a Mortgage when you have Student Loans

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According to studies, on average college graduates in 2017 walked away with more than $38,000 in student loan debt. Add on graduate, medical, or law school and it’s even more....