There was a 68,000 jump in initial jobless claims to 368,000, according to data for the December 7 week. Claims are back to their highest point since the government shutdown in early October.
Does Friday the 13th have you a little spooked? Don’t be. Instead, tune into WJR-760 AM tonight at 7 p.m. as Paul W. Smith (WJR) and Quicken Loans President and Chief Marketing Officer Jay Farner discuss all the great things going on in Detroit.
While shopping online certainly saves valuable time, it’s not always safe. According to LifeLock, a leader in identity theft protection, 11.6 million Americans were victims of identity theft last year, with a large percentage of cases taking place online. Luckily, there are apps that can help prevent identity theft. With the holiday season in full swing, check out some of these apps to make sure your transactions are safe and secure.
Consumer sentiment is building quickly this holiday season, at 82.5 for the early December reading compared to 75.1 for final November and 72.0 at mid-month November. The latest reading is the best since July.
It’s that time of the week again! Be sure to tune into WJR-760 AM tonight at 7 p.m. as Paul W. Smith (WJR) and Stephen Luigi Piazza (Quicken Loans) ring in December in Detroit on the weekly Opportunity Detroit radio show.
Black Friday 2013 marked the first Black Friday since 2009 that spending declined, increasing the chance that retailers will extend discounted items. Purchases at stores and websites fell 2.9%.
When it comes to Thanksgiving traditions, the Lions’ annual Turkey Day game has been a staple for football fans since 1934. Aside from a six-season gap from 1939 to 1944 due to World War II, the Lions haven’t missed a Thanksgiving Day showdown.
The holiday season is upon us and I have a lot to be thankful for: family, friends, football and a delicious Thanksgiving dinner. The list could go on and on.There’s also something else we can all be thankful for: low mortgage rates!
Initial jobless claims fell a sharp 21,000 to 323,000 for the lowest level since the government shutdown lifted claims in the first half of October.
Does a co-op interest you? If so, Quicken Loans has some very exciting news. For the first time, Quicken Loans is offering home loans to co-op homeowners in New York!