A collection of online calculators and other interactive tools to help estimate income adjustments, employment trends, and housing affordability
News Organizations – National News Sources
BEA Reports Uptick in Personal Income
Earnings and property income boost personal income in 2010
A Snapshot on State Budget Shortfalls and Pension Liabilities
Washington Post article provides state-by-state breakdown of budget gaps
County Employment Trends Reflect National Economic Challenges – and Upturns
The national recession is exerting a profound effect on county employment trends
PPIC Examines California’s Fiscal Challenges
Policy institute sheds light on California infrastructure, economy
Concentrated Poverty Rates Rise in Midwest and Northeast
Brookings report examines changing demographics of low-income workers
Census Web Site Highlights Business Trends
New web site from the U.S. Census Bureau is a great resource for industry-specific data across the country – or for a specific state or metro area. Don’t miss this one!
Unemployment Trend Looking Good for Billings, MT and Logan, UT
Tourism, healthcare and agriculture in Billings, and higher education in Logan contribute to the nationâ€™s lowest unemployment rate in these two metro areas.
Extra! … Extra! … Newseum to Showcase News Production, History
Newseum, a Washington, DC museum that will provide an insiderâ€™s view of the world of newspaper production and history will open its doors on October 15, 2007. In the meantime, visit its web site for a sampling of news-related features.
Downturn in Auto Industry Impacts Michigan Employment
Louisiana and Michigan were the only two states with a decline in employment between February 2005 and February 2006, according to a recent Bureau of Labor Statistics news release. Nevada, Idaho, and Arizona showed the greatest annual percentage gains in employment for the year.