With the mortgage bubble now a decade in the rear-view mirror and lending standards tightened, real estate has returned to its historic place as a solid choice for building wealth.However, the younger generation is encountering two major obstacles in the quest to become homeowners: too much debt and too little income. The average student loan burden for the class of 2016 was $37,172. And because of changes in the job market, plus the lingering effects of the recession, millennials are earning about 20 percent less than boomers were at their age, after inflation.Due to those factors, a 2015 poll from mortgage lender loanDepot LLC found that three out of four young adults needed their parents’ financial help with a home purchase.So, let’s say your kids finally are ready to settle down. How can you decide whether to help them do it?Don’t spend more than you can afford to loseThis is the No. 1 rule when giving money to family. Jeff Holzmann, managing director of iintoo, a … [Read more...] about Should you help your kid buy a home?
Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about Facebook Email Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Pinterest Why it matters to you that your kids' teachers are underpaid Inadequate education funding and teacher pay have prompted teacher walkouts across the country. Sent! A link has been sent to your friend's email address. Posted! A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. Join the Conversation To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs Mike Thompson, Detroit Free Press Published 7:54 p.m. ET April 5, 2018 Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Mike Thompson's cartoon gallery Fullscreen Posted! A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. Teacher pay in America is lagging. Mike Thompson Fullscreen Buy Photo EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt plans to roll back vehicle emissions standards. Mike Thompson/Detroit Free … [Read more...] about Why it matters to you that your kids’ teachers are underpaid
Democracy Dies in Darkness Sections Home Subscribe Try 1 month for $1 Username Sign In Account Profile Newsletters & Alerts Gift Subscriptions Contact Us Help Desk Subscribe Account Profile Newsletters & Alerts Gift Subscriptions Contact Us Help Desk Accessibility for screenreader Checkpoint by Eli Rosenberg by Eli Rosenberg Email the author April 5 at 5:51 PM Email the author Maj. Stephen Del Bagno was killed when his aircraft crashed during a practice aerial demonstration on April 4. (Master Sgt. Christopher Boitz/U.S. Air Force) Air Force Maj. Stephen Del Bagno laid out the advice he liked to give people hoping to become pilots like him during an interview in September. “So the biggest thing I learned throughout my career, and what I tell all of the kids when I start talking to them, is ‘In life, you are going to hear a lot of no’s,’ and sometimes it’s … [Read more...] about Thunderbirds pilot killed during practice said educating kids was a highlight of the job
Join us for an Earth Day themed Arts & Crafts event. We'll be reusing toilet paper rolls to make biodegradable Toilet Paper Roll Seed Pots. Decorate your seed pot then plant a seed to watch it grow at home. We will provide everything you need!Not a Kids Club Member? Sign up at the event! … [Read more...] about Kids Club: Arts & Crafts
Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin told CBS News that teachers wanting a raise is "kind of like having a teenage kid that wants a better car.""Teachers want more," Fallin said. "But it's kind of like a teenager wanting a better car."Read the CBS News story here.Talked w/Ok Gov Mary Fallin about #oklahomateachersstrike. She mentioned “outside” groups w/teachers at Capitol. I said yes...NEA and WV teacher union leaders.— Omar Villafranca (@OmarVillafranca) April 4, 2018 … [Read more...] about Gov. Mary Fallin to CBS News: Teachers wanting raise is ‘kind of like having a teenage kid that wants a better car’; mentions ‘antifa’