Washington is a Top Destination for Buyers

by NWREporter January 2015 Washington was a popular destination for relocating families during 2014, according to a study by Allied Van Lines, one of the world’s largest moving companies. The Evergreen State landed in 6th on Allied’s ranking of Most Inbound States. Texas retained top spot for the 10th consecutive year. Rounding out the top five were Florida (2nd), Arizona (3rd), South … [Read more...]

The Best State To Make A Living In 2014

by Kathryn Dill, Forbes.com, June 9th, 2014 Virginia declares itself to be “For Lovers” and Texas admonishes visitors not to “Mess With” it, while North Dakota simply describes itself as “Legendary.” But does the quality of life and work in these states live up to the slogans? To determine the Best And Worst States to Make a Living, personal finance site MoneyRates.com used data from the … [Read more...]

Jobs Report: Hiring Up, Unemployment Down

By Annalyn Kurtz, Money.CNN.com, July 3, 2014   The U.S. economy added 288,000 jobs in June, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Thursday. That number beats economists’ expectations and comes along with other good news: Job growth was revised higher for both May and April. Taken altogether, that means employers added 1.4 million jobs in the first six months of the … [Read more...]