Central Valley · Finances

Fresno metro area in the top 10 least recovered housing markets

Have home prices in our area fully recovered from the declines suffered during the Great Recession, or is it still struggling to make it back to the peaks they reached before the crisis? According to a study from HSH.com, Fresno is one of 10 metropolitan areas in the U.S. that still has the furthest to go… Continue reading Fresno metro area in the top 10 least recovered housing markets

California · Finances · Uncategorized

WalletHub study reveals 2017’s Best Places to Get Married –

With couples spending an average of $32,641 on their wedding, which often costs less during the first few months of the year, the personal-finance website WalletHub took an in-depth look at 2017’s Best Places to Get Married. To help couples find the most wedding-friendly destinations, WalletHub’s analysts compared 150 of the biggest U.S. cities across… Continue reading WalletHub study reveals 2017’s Best Places to Get Married –

Family · Finances

Greater communication and trust around money = More intimacy

Interesting news from best-selling author Pamela Yellen, who claims that couples who improve their communication around finances are more likely to have better sex. Having spent years conducting research and surveys on how money affects relationships, Yellen shares these statistics: Financial stress causes problems in almost 70 percent of relationships. 31 percent of respondents said they have… Continue reading Greater communication and trust around money = More intimacy