This Week's Term

Quantitative easing... refers to an unconventional monetary policy involving the purchase of mortgage-backed securities and Treasuries. The objective of quantitative easing is to increase the money supply and lower interest rates.

Personal Finance

Consumer Debt Statistics: The latest statistics from the Federal Reserve indicate consumer debt in the United States continues to increase, reaching nearly $3.9 trillion in June 2017.  According to statistics published by the Census Bureau, that works out to over $11,970 in debt for every man, woman and child that lives here in the United States.


Highest Paying Jobs 2016:  In this article, we're going to provide several lists of the highest paying jobs in America, as determined by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.  We're also going to slice and dice that data several different ways, revealing some interesting trends in the information.