Most people would be better off not having mortgages in retirement. Relatively few will get any tax benefit from this debt, and the payments can get more difficult to manage on fixed incomes.
But retiring a mortgage before you retire isn't always possible. Financial planners recommend creating a Plan B to ensure you don't wind up house rich and cash poor.
It’s time to vote yes on a penny surtax, in order to provide a funding source to take on our transportation issues for the next thirty years and beyond. It’s also time to vote yes on giving a growing number of residents some much-needed help. We can create and sustain affordable housing for Broward County renters and homeowners by approving an Affordable Housing Trust Fund. The fund would come with no tax increase and no cost to voters.
The Marine Advisory Committee started out as a small group of individuals bound by a common cause, doing their part for the Marine Industry in Broward County. At the beginning, the members represented manufacturing, marine electronics, marinas, transportation and other services, support, legal, financial services, accounting, marketing companies, and just avid boaters.
Broward County’s job report indicated a 2.8 percent unemployment rate in September 2018. This rate was 0.9 percent lower than the region’s rate of 3.7 percent, one year ago.
Between now and October 22, 2018, eligible 501(c)(3) organizations and K-12 schools with an aviation focus are invited to apply for a grant of up to $50,000 by visiting swa.is/grant.
As housing inventory increases and home prices begin to ease, the door to homeownership is opening for more buyers. But Freddie Mac economists aren't optimistic that the real estate market will be able to break even with last year's sales levels.
Broward County’s job report indicated a 3.5 percent unemployment rate in August 2018.
Governor Rick Scott announced that the Fort Lauderdale area added 9,800 new private-sector jobs in the past year....