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Don’t Forget, it’s the Economy Stupid! Aunt Fannie Mae Says the Housing Boom Seems Over
It’s not actually Aunt Fannie but her Chief Economist Doug Duncan who has concluded today that the party ended in March as interest rates spiked 200 basis points since January…
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INTEREST RATE RISE MAY PROMPT A NEW APPROACH TO DEFINED BENEFIT PENSIONS
Lest we be perceived to be obsessed with how interest rates are affecting the market, here comes another post discussing interest rates; albeit in a different context.
Although they are…
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Divorce Financing Encounters A Turbulent Real Estate Market
At the end of the day, divorce is a financial transaction wrapped in complex human emotions. Part of the divorce lawyer’s mission is to try to gently unwrap the emotion…
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SUPPORT COLLECTION IN AN AGE OF GOING “GIG”
The January issue of Family Lawyer Magazine published an article about the rise of the gig economy and what it means for divorce. I have been thinking about that and…
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MARRIAGE & THE DEBT BOMB Innocent Efforts at Debt Consolidation Can Cause Lasting Harm
The report was published by National Public Radio on February 8, 2022. We all know about student debt for college and graduate programs. In 1987 student debt totaled $187 billion.
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A Divorce Lawyer’s Real Estate Report for 2022
Divorce lawyers are not real estate agents and we are not mortgage brokers. But in any given year we move a lot of residential real estate as splitting couples either…
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The American Family: Increasingly Isn’t
The Pew Research Center issued a report today titled by its conclusion. “Rising Shares of U.S. Adults are Living Without a Spouse or Partner.” The study utilized data from 2019…
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Investments: Are We Still Getting the Latte or Merely the Froth?
Today’s economic news seems undeniably strong. Despite the crisis in India, our own health officials believe that we may be emerging from the darkest hours of the pandemic. Pennsylvania has…
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BUSINESS VALUATION & THE COVID PARADOX
As I write this, the Atlanta branch of the Federal Reserve System has just announced their forecast that second quarter gross domestic product is expected to plummet 53%; a harrowing…
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