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Factors Leading to a Crypto Bear Market

Over the past couple of weeks, investor confidence has been dropping in both the crypto and stock markets. Moreover, with the current economic climate, many investors have begun offloading most of their investments as there are rising concerns about a potential recession, leading to a crypto bear market.

by Matin Varshochi
Housing Discrimination Widens the Homeownership Gap for Black Americans

The Black homeownership gap has increased by more than 30% since the height of the pandemic. That is higher than it was 60 years ago when racial discrimination in housing was legal.

by Sha'Kreshia Terrell
The Best Time to Buy a House

One of the biggest purchases a person can make is buying a home. Buying a new home is typically an excellent long-term investment; once the mortgage is paid off, you are left with a high-value asset under your name.

by Matin Varshochi
Four Factors Behind a Possible 2022 U.S. Recession

Currently, due to various domestic and international events going on right now, the United States (U.S.) economy is performing poorly. From high gas prices to even higher inflation rates, some people are speculating the worst.

by Nailah Herbert
Housing Market Cooling Down Due to High-Interest Rates

Since the COVID-19 pandemic, the housing market has continued to rise in value, although the economy has been in a recession. With the fear and uncertainty of the pandemic, many began purchasing homes, ultimately raising the average house price.

by Matin Varshochi
Rising Median Rent Prices Expected to Pass $2,000 by Summer

During the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, the rental market experienced lower prices due to the economic downturn. However, since the pandemic’s worst days are over, monthly rents are back on the rise.

by Matin Varshochi
The Tech Industry Begins Layoffs and Hiring Freezes

Although the majority of industries are aggressively hiring, there is one major sector that is going in the opposite direction of everyone else–the technology industry. The once-booming industry has begun laying off people or going through a hiring freeze.

by Sheena Allen
Federal Reserve Announced Interest Rate Hike

On Wednesday, May 4, 2022, the Federal Reserve Bank announced they will be raising interest rates by a half-point. The rising rates have been at their highest point in more than 20 years, and the increased rates have caused the stock market to go into a frenzy, with the S&P 500 dropping by 3.5% the following day.

by Matin Varshochi
Cinco De Mayo Benefits The U.S Economy

It is no secret that the United States cashes in on Cinco de Mayo. Restaurants across the nation run specials on alcohol and Mexican dishes, and beer companies spend millions of dollars on advertising before the big day to promote higher alcohol sales.

by Sha'Kreshia Terrell
Secured vs. Unsecured Credit Card

A secured credit card requires the cardholder to make a security deposit, whereas an unsecured credit card doesn't. Both can be a great tool for building a positive credit history and improving your credit score; each has its advantages and disadvantages.

by Pam Hill
Top Investments to Make During Inflation

Inflation has increased significantly since May 2021, due largely to supply chain disruptions from COVID19 and more recently, the impact of Russia’s invasion in Ukraine on the global economy. There are several steps you can take on the investment and loan fronts to insulate yourself from inflation shocks.

by Pam Hill
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