Millennials struggle harder to buy a home in Florida than Gen X or Boomers did
Millennials, as the largest generation of adults, are currently the center of attention for the U.S. housing market. The oldest members are now beginning to reach their mid-30s and financial stability — at least, hypothetically. Under scrutiny for poor money mismanagement (see: avocado toast) while dealing with 20% lower earnings than Boomers and historically high student loan debt, Millennials are finally making headlines for increasingly becoming homeowners. ...
Florida retailers should expect Independence Day weekend boost
TALLAHASSEE, FL – The Florida Retail Federation (FRF), the state’s premier trade association celebrating its 80th year of supporting Florida’s retail industry, has good news for retailers this Independence Day weekend, with per person spending on food for cookouts and picnics expected to increase from last year with total spending on food nationally to exceed $7.1 billion. The numbers cover only food items, not other holiday-related spending.
Your grand opening is still weeks away, and you’ve no doubt already invested considerable time and money in your new business venture. By now, you may have purchased a building (or rented space in one), acquired equipment and/or inventory and hired staff. The doors aren’t even open yet, and already you have a lot to lose. Now is the time to protect these assets so, if the worst does happen, your business can carry on.