Items Tagged with 'recession'

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Reasons for the financial meltdown spelled out

April 5, 2013
One of the great advantages of retirement is having the time to pursue an understanding of events that you could not take the time for when you were working. Read More

College degrees pay off even during recession, new study shows

Pew study shows college grads had lower unemployment rate than their counterparts.

LANSING — A four-year college degree is still worth paying for — even during recession years, a recent study shows. Read More

Kent County-GRAR agreement could ‘lift all boats’

February 8, 2013
The agony of the blackest days of the housing market meltdown during the Great Recession appear to be fading to a still-painful memory, and while there are high expectations, caution comes in the words of the Federal Reserve: Expect interest rates to rise by year-end. Read More

That was then, this is now

December 29, 2012
In the not-too-distant past, stories like the one on today’s front page by David Czurak, “City manufacturers continue to invest,” would have drawn a few complaints and muttered criticisms. Read More