Economic Perspective

Apr 15, 2019

Economic Perspective: Status of Household Debt

Too much debt can wreck personal finances, and on a grander scale the economy. What is the outlook right now for debt in our society?

Apr 10, 2019

Economic Perspective: Auto Subscriptions

Is there a new way to get your hands on a vehicle besides buying or leasing?

Apr 1, 2019

Economic Perspective: The Slow Job Numbers

The job growth numbers were February were lower than expected. Is this indicative of a future recession?

Mar 27, 2019

Economic Perspective: How Workers Pay For Higher Healthcare Costs

As health insurance costs continue to rise do companies share those rising costs with their workers?

Mar 20, 2019

Economic Perspective: Investment Rules

Are there general rules that can be applied to how you should invest your money as you age?

Mar 11, 2019

Economic Perspective: Why Are Tax Refunds Smaller?

This tax season, some people are noticing that their refunds are smaller than in previous years. What could be the cause of this?

Mar 4, 2019

Economic Perspective: Threats to the Economy

There are numerous events and trends that play into the world economy on a daily basis. NC State University economist Mike Walden discusses a couple of them here.

Feb 27, 2019

Economic Perspective: College Debt and Homeownership

Student debt has skyrocketed in recent years. What implications has that had on other markets like home-ownership?

Feb 18, 2019

Economic Perspective: Some Employers Helping With College Costs

Some employers are offering to help cover back-to-school costs for employees upfront. What are benefits for benefits for both in this arrangement?

Feb 11, 2019

Economic Perspective: What’s Behind the Death of Small Cars?

The market for smaller cars is shrinking in the auto industry. What forces could be driving the industry towards larger vehicles?