Tag: housing bubble

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The Third Time Is The Charm

It’s been ten years since the housing and mortgage bubble began to unravel. While the exact date is debatable, I remember July 2007 as a very important month. It was when Bear Stearns announced two of its funds holding subprime […]

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Is Canada On The Brink Of A Housing Bubble?

Wharton’s Benjamin Keys and Ryerson University’s Cynthia Holmes discuss a possible Canadian housing bubble. Housing prices in Canadian cities like Toronto and Vancouver have skyrocketed in the last few years, putting home ownership out of reach for many and causing experts […]

Fed Up: Culture Shock

Fed Up: Culture Shock

Source: Pixabay If it were possible to take interest rates into negative territory, I would be voting for that.” — Janet Yellen, February 2010 As her fame has grown, Janet Yellen is recognized in restaurants and airports around the world. […]

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The Case For Phased Retirement

In the same way that flexibility has come to the workplace — where, when and how we work — so, too, has arrived the age of the tailor-made retirement. Phased retirements, bridge jobs, “un-retirement” and second and third acts have […]