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Are Engineers Overpaid?

They’re not overpaid. Petroleum engineers tend to make between $74,000–$186,000, Electrical engineers tend to make $60,000–$90,000 and computer engineers tend to make between $60,000 and $100,000 per year. (The 6 Highest Paid Engineering Jobs). The average U.S. salary is around … Continue reading

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Health Care, Trump and Clinton

Industry conferences have generated a lot more political punditry than normal in the past year or so — and with good reason. A presidential race unlike any other in history is dominating headlines (and social media), and the outcome could … Continue reading

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Economic Update

CAN STOCKS REGAIN THEIR FOOTING THIS WEEK? Investors hope so after a very rough start to 2016. Declining oil prices and disappointing manufacturing data in both the U.S. and China helped trigger a global selloff: the major equity indices in Europe … Continue reading

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Real Estate Predictions for 2015

Expect the home-purchase market to strengthen along with the economy in 2015, according to Freddie Mac’s U.S. Economic and Housing Market Outlook for November. “The good news for 2015 is that the U.S. economy appears well-poised to sustain about a … Continue reading

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The fed speaks — holiday cheer?

Well after months and months of speculation, the Federal Reserve Board finally announced the start of their \”tapering\” program in which they will reduce the amount of their purchases of government and mortgage-back securities by ten billion dollars per month. … Continue reading

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Whats going in business?

Personal incomes and spending for April were a key newsmaker last week. Incomes for the month ticked down by $5.6 billion, or less than 0.1 percent, while personal consumption expenditures (PCE) declined $20.5 billion, or 0.2 percent, according to data … Continue reading

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