Bureau of Labor Statistics

Economy Adds 2,000 Financial Jobs in March

ATLANTA / APRIL 30, 2018 (STLRealEstate.News) –The financial industry added 2,000 jobs in March, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Economic Situation Report released on Friday, April 6, 2018. “March employment slowed dramatically from the 30,000 jobs gained in February,“ said Jay Rollins, owner of FinancialJobsWeb.com, a leading career site specializing in financial job … Continue reading Economy Adds 2,000 Financial Jobs in March

28,000 Financial Jobs Added in February, Reports BLS

ATLANTA/ March 30, 2018 (STLRealEstate.News) — The financial industry added 28,000 jobs in February, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Economic Situation Report released on Friday, March 9, 2018. “Financial employment gains jumped from 8,000 jobs in December and January, to 28,000 in February,“ said Jay Rollins, owner of FinancialJobsWeb.com, a leading career site … Continue reading 28,000 Financial Jobs Added in February, Reports BLS

Median-Priced Homes Not Affordable For Average Wage Earners In 68 Percent Of U.S. Housing Markets

IRVINE, Calif./ March 29, 2018 (STLRealEstate.News) — ATTOM Data Solutions, curator of the nation’s premier property database, today released its Q1 2018 U.S. Home Affordability Report, which shows that median home prices in Q1 2018 were not affordable for average wage earners in 304 of 446 U.S. counties analyzed in the report (68 percent). The report … Continue reading Median-Priced Homes Not Affordable For Average Wage Earners In 68 Percent Of U.S. Housing Markets

Financial Industry Adds 9,000 Jobs in January

ATLANTA / February 27, 2018 (STLRealEstate.News)The financial industry added 9,000 jobs in January, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Economic Situation Report released on Friday, February 2, 2018. “The financial industry jumped up from 6,000 jobs gained in December to 9,000 in January,“ said Jay Rollins, owner of FinancialJobsWeb.com, a leading career site specializing in … Continue reading Financial Industry Adds 9,000 Jobs in January

Top 20 Cities for Aspiring Millennial Homeowners

LOS ANGELES/ Jan. 23, 2018 (STLRealEstate.News) — Minneapolis offers the best chance for millennials to successfully buy and own a home, found a new study by personal finance website GOBankingRates. The study revealed that 42.4 percent of millennials in the city own their living space, which is the highest percentage of millennial homeowners of any city … Continue reading Top 20 Cities for Aspiring Millennial Homeowners

Buying A Home More Affordable Than Renting In 54 Percent Of U.S. Housing Markets

IRVINE, Calif./ Jan. 11, 2018 (STLRealEstate.News) — ATTOM Data Solutions, curator of the nation’s largest multi-sourced property database, today released its 2018 Rental Affordability Report, which shows that buying a median-priced home is more affordable than renting a three-bedroom property in 240 of 447 U.S. counties analyzed for the report — 54 percent. The analysis incorporated … Continue reading Buying A Home More Affordable Than Renting In 54 Percent Of U.S. Housing Markets

8,000 Financial Jobs Added in November

ATLANTA/December 29, 2017 (STLRealEstate.News) –The financial industry added 8,000 jobs in November according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Economic Situation Report released on Friday, December 8, 2017. “November’s employment gains in the financial industry is comparable to October’s gain of 7,000 jobs,“ said Jay Rollins, owner of FinancialJobsWeb.com, a leading career site specializing in … Continue reading 8,000 Financial Jobs Added in November

Liz Weston: Predict ‘surprise’ bills, no crystal ball needed

September 11, 2017 (AP) (StlRealEstate.News)–It doesn’t take much to upend many Americans’ finances. A car that won’t start, a furnace that dies or a trip to the hospital can leave households struggling to make ends meet. According to the Federal Reserve, 44 percent of U.S. adults say they would have trouble coming up with $400 to … Continue reading Liz Weston: Predict ‘surprise’ bills, no crystal ball needed