Three things that can impact rates this week

These are the three areas that have the greatest ability to impact your rates this week. 1) The Fed, 2) Central Bank and 3) Manufacturing...

Retail sales beat expectations

Sept retail sales were better than forecasts. Sales increased 0.7% with estimates of a decline of 0.1% and August sales revised from...

Sky’s the limit with ceiling types

Just like not being able to choose your relatives, sometimes you can’t choose your home’s ceilings. You CAN, however, have your choice of ceiling types...

Big miss with September non-farm jobs

The initial reaction to Sept employment was slower job growth; non-farm jobs were expected +475K, as reported +194K, private jobs thought to be +445K up just 317K and August private jobs revised...

Priming the pumpkin for holiday longevity

Carved pumpkins (jack-o’-lanterns) have a short front porch life. They tend to spoil or get moldy in just a few days. So you can do one of two things...