Did You Know? Consumers saved $2.9 TRILLION during COVID.....brace yourself for that to be unleashed..... (Bloomberg)
Did You Know? Is the next Las Vegas.....New York City? It appears gaming is heading to the BIG APPLE.....supposedly 70% of voters back allowing two casinos to include live dealer table games.....Come 2023, New York can authorize as many as three full-scale casinos downstate. With Resorts World and Empire City expected to receive two of the permits, SANDS is a potential third. What happens in New York City, stays in New York City?
Did You Know? The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage averaged 3.05% for the week ending March 11, up to three basis points from a week ago. A year ago, the benchmark mortgage rate stood at 3.36%. The 15-year fixed-rate mortgage and the 5-year Treasury-indexed hybrid adjustable-rate mortgage both rose four basis points over the past week, to 2.38% and 2.77% respectively. Rising interest rates could moderate some of the extreme over-bidding we see in areas.....that's what it's designed to do!
Did You Know? Hawaii took the top spot for the state with the highest life expectancy at 81 years. The Aloha state was followed by California, New York, Minnesota, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Washington, Colorado, New Jersey, and Rhode Island to round out the top ten states where you’ll live the longest. (CNBC). I wonder what it is in Emerald Bay…. I bet we outlive most with our amazing healthy lifestyle.
Did You Know? American homeowners cashed out $152.7 billion in home equity in 2020, a 42% increase from 2019 and the most since 2007. (WSJ)
Did You Know? The DOW closed at an all-time high on Thursday as the $1.9 trillion relief bill passed through Congress.