All of us here at Quicken Loans would like to wish you a happy and safe Thanksgiving. We hope that you enjoy all of the food and family today.
Google Glass is about to become the ultimate design accessory. Though it is yet to be officially released, it could change the way Interior designers and architects do business. They are chomping at the bit to use technology’s latest wonder-device to find inspiration, choose colors, plan layouts and more.
On Friday night, Mariners Inn will be hosting its 25th annual River Rhythm gala fundraiser at the Detroit Marriott located at the Renaissance Center in downtown Detroit.
According to the United States Department of Labor, less than half of America’s citizens have taken the time to figure out, let alone save up the amount of money they will need for their retirement, which is typically about 20 years in length.
The Cleveland Cavaliers honored veterans and active duty service members on Saturday, dedicating their annual Wine & Gold Scrimmage to the men and women of the Armed Forces.
The M@dison Block was announced Monday night by some of Detroit’s business leaders. The block consists of 26 start-up companies in a state-of-the-art hub that promotes innovation and creativity which will hopefully provide a spark to the Detroit economy. It represents a hope that many have for the city of Detroit. That hope stems from the attempt to diversify the businesses in the area, moving away from the traditional auto industry that has defined the Motor City for decades.
Friday, the bond market remained flat for most of the day. Despite strong trading levels, no economic news moved the needle. We start this week with industrial manufacturing news and the housing market index. However, the main announcement is Wednesday when Ben Bernanke takes the stage again to discuss the FOMC’s September meeting. Surprisingly, late Sunday Larry Summers, the heir apparent to replace Bernanke, pulled out of the running. Stock rallied overnight as a result of the news.
Late Thursday night, the members of Batch Brewing Company were all smiles and hugs as their business was awarded $50,000 in front of a crowd gathered on the roof of the Madison in downtown Detroit. The brewing company was the winner of the 2013 Comerica Hatch Detroit Contest after two weeks of public voting and careful deliberation from a panel of judges. Hatch Detroit, founded by Nick Gorga and Ted Balowski, is a Michigan-based nonprofit that champions and supports independent retail in Detroit through funding contests, education, exposure and mentoring.
College tuition has an interesting history here in the U.S. Did you know that in 1880, students were typically paying $300 per year for tuition, board and lodging? Students these days are lucky if they can find an apartment for $300 a month. As of today, students pay much more for their education than young scholars in the 1880s. Where is that money going? How much are students paying for attending school in-state versus out-of-state? These questions and much more are answered in this infographic provided by Nonprofit Colleges Online.
Money is a very important part of everyday life. Every second, money is changing hands as one person buys a new shirt or one person leases a new car. To help you better understand the money in your wallet, MBA-in-Finance.org has put together this awesome infographic. Enjoy!