While the U.S. economy has rebounded, the financial environment is still cloudy to more than 50% of Americans who are still worried about having enough money in savings and feeling secure with their current finances.
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Top 10 Baby Boomer Cities
The speed of population growth in a city is a lead indicator of a potential increase in demand for its housing. Originators in these cities will be pleased to read, therefore, they they've made the US Census Bureau’s list of fastest growing "large cities"
In terms of sheer numbers, the list of cities who have seen largest population increases contains some more familiar names. New York leads the pack by some distance with a 12-month population increase of 67,058, while second-placed Houston and third-placed LA are practically neck and neck with 34,625 and 34,483 respectively.
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Top Wholesale Lenders by Market Share
Although the end of last year finished up with property ownership still having been a bad investment for most Americans, with more than 20% of home-owners being in a negative equity position on their homes (according to CoreLogic figures from the initial quarter of 2012) spare some sympathy for those in Nevada, where more than 50% of home-owners own more than their homes are worth.