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Monthly Archives: March 2022

Learn about the 2022 Spring Housing Market Posted on Mar 22

Learn about the 2022 Spring Housing Market

Spring has sprung, and just like the weather, the housing market continues to warm up.  Home purchase prices and rental costs are at record highs across the nation and in the Commonwealth. The biggest hurdle for Massachusetts homebuyers, like tenants, is the low inventory of   …Continue Reading Learn about the 2022 Spring Housing Market

World Consumer Rights Day Posted on Mar 14

World Consumer Rights Day

Sixty years ago, on March 15, 1962, President John F. Kennedy addressed Congress saying, “Consumers, by definition, include us all.  They are the largest economic group in the economy, affecting and affected by almost every public and private economic decision.”  Today on the same day   …Continue Reading World Consumer Rights Day

National Credit Education Month: March 2022 Posted on Mar 7

National Credit Education Month: March 2022

A good credit score allows consumers to borrow money from lenders, typically at lower interest rates. Your credit score also affects your ability to obtain things such as an apartment lease, mobile phone, insurance, cable, or utility plan. This month is National Credit Education Month,   …Continue Reading National Credit Education Month: March 2022