Economic News This Week

Economic News This Week

It was a light week in economic news. Thursday the PPI (producer price index) was unchanged with the core number up 0.1%. Friday the CPI number was announced up 0.2% with a core rate of 0.2%. This after 2 months of big increases was helpful to soothe worries of...
A Success Story in San Francisco

A Success Story in San Francisco

This week we had the great joy of helping a newly minted doctor get approved to buy her first home in the impossible to afford San Francisco area! She had given up hope before being referred to us by her realtor. The local big banks and her credit union told her that...
Quotes of the Week: Compassion

Quotes of the Week: Compassion

If you have been in my office, you have probably seen the statue of Quan Yin, the Bodhisattva of Compassion and Mercy. She sits at the top of my tall bookshelf. It might seem surprising that a finance professional would have a religious statue in her office, but I...
Did You Miss It?

Did You Miss It?

Did you miss it? Check out my Facebook Live interview with Frank Rolfe. The 5th Largest owner (along with his partner Dave Reynolds) of mobile home parks in the US. After selling his billboard business for millions, building a portfolio of 28 parks that he sold at the...
Economic News This Week: Home Sales and More

Economic News This Week: Home Sales and More

Monday: The June Existing Home sales came in lower than expected at 5.3 million. A good news item for mortgage rates, but bad news for everyone in that industry. The lack of inventory is hurting many metropolitan areas though some parts of the country still have a...
Success Story of the Week: The Home You Need

Success Story of the Week: The Home You Need

Planning for sore knees? I had a client who is a veteran who was recently diagnosed with a breathing disorder. He has been on disability for 4 months, and his condition is not getting any better. He knew that after 33 years at the utility company he soon would have to...