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Are the Kids Finally Moving Out?

February 18, 2016 10:01 am

Are the Kids Finally Moving Out? | Keeping Current Matters During the recession, many young adults graduating from college were forced to move back in with their parents. This caused new household formations to drop dramatically from the long term average of 1.2 million formations annually to half that number. However, this may be the year this turns back around.

Homeownership Finally Makes Political Debate

February 17, 2016 10:01 am

Homeownership Finally Makes Political Debate | Keeping Current Matters Finally, the issue of homeownership has become a platform talking point in this year’s presidential debate. Yesterday, one of the candidates running for President spoke out about the importance of homeownership in America.

Play Chess… Not Checkers

February 16, 2016 10:01 am

Play Chess… Not Checkers | Keeping Current Matters Checkers is a simple game with a simple objective; eliminate the other player’s pieces. Even the process of doing so is simple, jump the other player’s pieces and start a collection. There is very little thought as to a defensive strategy and it is often more reactive than strategic.

Homeowner’s Net Worth is 45x Greater Than a Renter’s

February 15, 2016 10:01 am

Homeowner’s Net Worth is 45x Greater Than a Renter's | Keeping Current Matters Every three years the Federal Reserve conducts a Survey of Consumer Finances in which they collect data across all economic and social groups. The latest survey, which includes data from 2010-2013, reports that a homeowner’s net worth is 36 times greater than that of a renter ($194,500 vs. $5,400).

How Do You Know If You’ve Found Your ‘Perfect Match’? [INFOGRAPHIC]

February 12, 2016 10:01 am

How Do You Know If You've Found Your 'Perfect Match'? [INFOGRAPHIC] | Keeping Current Matters