2013 Was Good to Joe Sixpack (Relatively)

Written by Steven Hansen One of my favorite responses to those who ask me how things are going is “that I am still alive”.  This is the way I feel about the economic events of 2013 as they relate to the average survivor of this year.

Joe Sixpack’s Situation: 3Q2013 View Continues to Improve but at Slower Rate

Written by Steven Hansen A Federal Reserve data release (Z.1 Flow of Funds) for 3Q2013 provides insight into the finances of the average household – and our beloved “Joe Sixpack”. Our modeled “Joe Sixpack” – who owns a house and has a job, and essentially no other asset. We have also modeled a Joe who …

Economic Forecast December 2013: Continuing Better Growth

Written by Steven Hansen Our December 2013 Economic Forecast continues to show an growing economy expanding – again at a slightly faster rate. Most portions of our economic model are expanding.

Joe Sixpack’s Situation: 2Q2013 View Continues to Improve but Less Good

Written by Steven Hansen A Federal Reserve data release (Z.1 Flow of Funds) for 2Q2013 provides insight into the finances of the average household – and our beloved “Joe Sixpack”. Our modeled “Joe Sixpack” – who owns a house and has a job, and essentially no other asset. We have also modeled a Joe who …