Tag: outlook

Average 401k and IRA Balances and Returns Up in 2012

[2012 returns and balances update] Fidelity Investments, the nation’s largest employer sponsored 401(k) administrator, recently published its 2012 statistics covering 20,200 401(k) plans with 12 million participants, showing that the average 401(k) balance was… Read more »

Housing Market Predictions and Forecast For Home Prices in the Year Ahead

The American housing market is still in the doldrums according to the latest S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Index which showed that U.S. home prices are down a record 5.9% from the… Read more »

Best Job Prospects, Occupations and Professions in the Next Decade – 2010, 2011, 2012 to 2018

There is no doubt that the nation is going through one its toughest employment periods in a long time. With unemployment rates close to 20% across many regions, it’s tough… Read more »