Warning Signs - Brevard NC


Last updated 9/27/2018 at 4:34pm

Ten years ago this month, the housing market collapsed, the financial markets plunged and the Great Recession began. The situation was so dire that then presidential candidates and U.S. senators John McCain and Barack Obama briefly suspended their campaigns to return to Washington. D.C., in order to pass bipartisan legislation that would temporarily keep the economy afloat.

Now, after a slow and uneven recovery, the economy is doing well. Unemployment is down, the stock market has reached record heights and wages are beginning to creep up. The political turmoil in Washington aside, most pe...

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