Low Mortgage Rates, Rising Incomes Nudge Housing Affordability In The Right Direction

Low mortgage rates and rising incomes are increasing housing affordability across the country. GETTY Mortgage rates have hovered below 4% for 10 weeks now, and their impact on overall housing affordability is starting to show. According to new data, housing affordability is actually at its highest point in 18 months—despite a […]

A new direction on education

Buy Photo (Photo: Tribune Content Agency Photo) 1CONNECTTWEETLINKEDINCOMMENTEMAILMORE American public school students fall well behind students around the world in math and science proficiency. This is not debatable. According to the Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study and the Progress in International Reading Literacy Study, both cited in The […]

Microsoft COO Turner Steps Down, Signals New Direction at Company

Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) last week announced that Kevin Turner is leaving the company after 11 years as chief operating officer (COO), effective July 31, 2016. He will be joining Citadel Securities, a market maker of US stocks and options, as Chief Executive Officer. As Microsoft’s COO, Turner oversees the company’s worldwide […]