Economic Stress Index

The Associated Press (AP) has created an interesting interactive chart measuring the economic stress by County.

According to the AP, Whatcom County has a Stress Index of 9.86 for March 2009, wi

The Associated Press (AP) has created an interesting interactive chart measuring the economic stress by County.

According to the AP, Whatcom County has a Stress Index of 9.86 for March 2009, wi

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The Associated Press (AP) has created an interesting interactive chart measuring the economic stress by County.

According to the AP, Whatcom County has a Stress Index of 9.86 for March 2009, with unemployment at 8.8%, foreclosures at 0.4% and bankruptcies at 0.8%.

By comparison, Imperial County, CA is one of the most stressed with an index of 28.13, consisting of 28% unemployment, 3.3% foreclosure and 0.8% bankruptcy.

Click on the link below for more info.

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Scott Wicklund

May 21, 2009

There are two finance/economics sites I like:  calculatedriskblog and seattlebubble.  Hold on, we are in for a rough ride!  I follow the mortgage recast scheduling for the next two years.

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