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Rocket Fuel Newsletter – 03/04/2024

Is dynamic pricing coming soon to the Wendy’s menu? Whether it’s surge pricing during busier times or lower prices to encourage customers to buy targeted foods, just remember: words matter in advertising.  In this edition: big news for Rocket Pro TPO partners, the month’s review of major housing data and ‘Leaplings’ finally get a chance […]

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February 29, 2024

When Will Mortgage Rates Fall?

Author: Kevin Graham Mortgage rates have gone up substantially over the past couple of years. While there is no doubt that this makes things harder for home buyers already dealing with high home prices and those looking to refinance, interest rates move in cycles. We’ll look at some of the typical indicators to show you […]

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January 04, 2024

2024 Housing Market Predictions

Author: Kevin Graham No one knows where mortgage rates are headed for sure, and the experts we talked to recommend not focusing on it.  Expectations around both home prices and housing inventory vary wildly depending on where you are.  Regardless of the market, home buyers and sellers need to determine for themselves whether it’s the […]

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December 13, 2023

Rocket Fuel Newsletter – 12/09/23

What do you get the person who’s just impossible to shop for? How about their very own Paul McCartney wax figure or a used carousel? Both are available now!  Fuel Up! 🚀 December To Remember Rolls On Rocket Pro℠ TPO’s December to Remember is in full swing – make sure you’re taking advantage of each win that’s rolled […]

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December 11, 2023

Rocket Fuel Newsletter – 12/02/23

In this edition, we take a look at a record-breaking Thanksgiving weekend shopping coinciding with a minimal PCE increase 🤷. And in other Thanksgiving related news, Stache, the neatly trimmed Sealyham Terrier, took home Best In Show at the 2023 National Dog Show.  Fuel Up! 🚀 PCE Data Supports Cooling Economy The Personal Consumption Expenditures (PCE) Price Index – […]

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December 04, 2023

Rocket Fuel Newsletter – 11/25/23

You may have messed up at your job, but has your error ever been visible to the entire planet? Astronauts aboard the International Space Station dropped a toolbox during a spacewalk earlier this month, and it’s so reflective that you can see it with binoculars from Earth.  In this edition: Turkey Day statistics to gobble down and […]

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November 27, 2023

Rocket Fuel Newsletter – 11/18/23

Looking for a nice outdoor space and a pool, but without that pesky sun? If you have $6 million, this underground house in Las Vegas is calling your name!  In this edition: Congressional drama gets physical, inflation trends to talk about over Thanksgiving dinner, and how the Fed has adapted monetary policy over time.  Fuel Up! 🚀 […]

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November 20, 2023

Rocket Fuel Newsletter – 11/11/23

Apparently all statistics classes have been wrong – check out how European researchers observed a 50.8%/49.2% flip rate (and how you could you use this to win a few bets with your friends).  In this edition: a new ARM option, greater prevalence of multigenerational homes, and how you could get your hands on a $20 billion sunken […]

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November 13, 2023

A Look Inside Living In A Multigenerational Home

Author: Carla Ayers In the last 5 decades, the number of Americans living with multiple generations under one roof has quadrupled, according to the Pew Research Center. More than 59 million people live in multigenerational households or a home that includes two or more adult generations. Whether it’s parents and adult children or a “skipped generation” […]

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November 10, 2023

Rocket Fuel Newsletter – 11/04/23

Beer belly wrestling, a mullet competition and selfies with alligators! Don’t miss the first-ever Florida Man Games coming up in February. Refereed by two former American Gladiators, this will be an event that you’re sure to maybe remember!  In this edition: the economy remains stable, the Fed holds steady and don’t forget to set your clocks!  Fuel […]

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November 06, 2023