Recent Articles by Kirby Brown
Published: Friday, June 7, 2013 9:33 am MDT
Social and economic policy implementation in the U.S. that affects family formation and the total fertility rate must consider the more expansive and lasting implications.
Published: Monday, June 3, 2013 4:23 pm MDT
Utah retained its ranking as the best state for overall economic competitiveness, according to the recently released report from the American Legislative Exchange Council, or ALEC.
Published: Monday, May 13, 2013 2:51 pm MDT
Investing financially requires satisfaction deferral — giving up resources in the present for a possible return in the future. The same is true with family life.
Published: Monday, May 6, 2013 3:01 pm MDT
In a recent press release, the European Central Bank indicated it is keeping an “open mind” concerning the option to move to a negative interest rate on Eurozone deposits.
Published: Monday, April 22, 2013 5:07 pm MDT
For the latest reporting period ending in mid-April, the Beige Book suggests average economic activity in the U.S. is expanding at a moderate pace.
Published: Monday, April 15, 2013 4:08 pm MDT
To further prepare U.S. citizens to make educated financial decisions, April has been proclaimed Financial Literacy Month.
Published: Monday, April 8, 2013 3:00 pm MDT
The Bureau of Labor Statistics, within the U.S. Department of Labor, recently released its latest reading of occupational, non-farm, employment and wages.
Published: Monday, April 1, 2013 4:24 pm MDT
Average U.S. residential home prices have increased approximately 8.1 percent over the past 12 months.
Published: Monday, March 25, 2013 3:01 pm MDT
Like financial dinosaurs, the traditional corporate pension plan is facing extinction. Certain industries are trying to keep these retirement vehicles in place, but the cost is often becoming overwhelming for m...
Published: Monday, March 18, 2013 3:01 pm MDT
To better understand what is going on inside these aggregate indexes, it is instructive to look at some of the component segments of the overall equity markets embedded within the headline-grabbing aggregate in...