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5 Biggest Shocks Teens Get When Learning about Personal Finance: Lessons from a High School Economics Class

May 18, 2016 Parents of high school students get a chill when credit card applications first begin appearing in the mail addressed to their child. They worry whether their son or daughter is ready for the responsibility. Dr. Bennie Waller … Continue reading

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Pricey Gas Leads to Lower Home Prices

Pricey Gas Leads to Lower Home Prices When the cost to fill a tank is high, real-estate agents won’t drive as far to market a property, concludes a paper by faculty at Longwood University and Florida Atlantic University By ADAM BONISLAWSKI … Continue reading

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Longwood University chosen as site of Vice-Presidential Debate

Once again, history will be made at Longwood. The Commission on Presidential Debates has named Longwood to host the single vice‑presidential debate for the 2016 election.

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What will the U.S. housing market look like in 10 years?

HSH’s Standout Innovators and Thinkers What will the U.S. housing market look like in 10 years?   It’s a surprisingly provocative question. Before the recession, the answer might have been wildly – and incorrectly – optimistic. Today we know better, … Continue reading

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Area gas prices falling sharply

Area gas prices falling sharply – The Daily Progress: News <img src=”http://b.scorecardresearch.com/p?c1=2&c2=6035426&cv=2.0&cj=1″ /> Area gas prices falling sharply By Chris Suarez The Daily Progress Posted on Aug 3, 2015 by Chris Suarez Anyone planning a late-summer road trip with serious … Continue reading

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Eight Experts Weigh in on Managing Student Debt

Eight Experts Weigh in on Managing Student Debt So what’s the best way to deal with student loans? According to Bennie D. Waller, Chair of Accounting, Economics, Finance and Real Estate as well as Director of the Center for Financial … Continue reading

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An Iran deal would help drivers – and homesellers

Virginia Pilot Philip Walzer July 9, 2015. Whatever happens in Iran and Greece, gas prices almost surely will fall during the remainder of the year, analysts say. That will benefit not just drivers, but also homeowners looking to move, according … Continue reading

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Are You Ready to Own Your First Home? 6 Questions to Ask Yourself Now

Are You Ready to Own Your First Home? 6 Questions to Ask Yourself Now NEW YORK (MainStreet) — If you feel like it might be the right time to finally buy your first home, your excitement is probably mixed with … Continue reading

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The Closer the Broker, the Quicker the Close

The Closer the Broker, the Quicker the Close Homes Closer To Brokers’ Offices Sell Faster – WSJ By Adam Bonislawski March 25, 2015 12:31 p.m. ET Proximity to your real-estate agent’s office can translate to a faster sale, a Journal … Continue reading

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Getting the Most Out of Your Home Inspection

Getting the Most Out of Your Home Inspection Buyers should check the credentials of the home inspector they’re hiring, especially if the inspector comes recommended by their real estate agent. If a home purchase deal falls apart because of problems … Continue reading

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