North Carolina’s economic record in recent years is complex, which makes it difficult to determine if the state is progressing or regressing economically. Mike Walden discusses.
What will the future hold as far as jobs are concerned? Mike Walden discusses two reports that look at the future of American job creation.
It often seems the inflation rate reported by the government doesn’t square with our personal experience with the cost of living. What’s going on? Mike Walden explains.
We saw a dramatic collapse of household wealth during the recession. Are we now back on solid economic ground? Mike Walden discusses.
The interest rate paid on 10-year U.S. Treasury notes fell to it’s lowest point ever recently. What does that super-low rate mean for your and the nation’s economy? Mike Walden discusses.
North Carolina has the seventh highest unemployment rate in the nation. Mike Walden discusses the factors that may have contributed to the state’s unusually high jobless rate.
With the record levels of spending, especially at the federal level, and sky-high government deficits and debts, how could anyone make the case that government has been shrinking? Mike Walden explains how.
There are few parts to our economy that get people riled up more than rising gas prices. But what, if anything, can we do about the escalating cost of gas. Mike Walden discusses.
The cost of living varies by where you live. Mike Walden explains why it’s important to understand and be aware of differences in the cost of living.
The nation’s economic condition plays a role in presidential elections, but can economics predict the outcome of presidential elections? Mike Walden discusses.