Boehner And Trump And Cannabis, Oh My! Big Changes Coming To Legal Marijuana – Forbes

President Trump has confirmed a deal with Colorado Senator Cory Gardner to let Colorado make its own cannabis legalization decisions in exchange for the Senator not holding up Department of Justice nominations. John Boehner joined the advisory board of a marijuana company, despite being anti-legalization when he was Speaker of …

Are Property Values Affected by Weed Legalization? – High Times

The Green Rush has had an interesting effect on the housing market in legal states. Only a little over a year has passed since the heated 2016 elections. And the memory still hangs heavy like fuzzy smoke in a hot-boxed room. Yet, those monumental elections served Americans heaping helpings of …

7 ways the Fed’s decisions on interest rates affect you – Bankrate

When the Federal Reserve raises interest rates, you feel it.   “The Federal Reserve has its fingers in your pocketbook to a greater degree than the IRS,” says Michael Reese, a CFP professional in Traverse City, Michigan.   The Fed most recently raised rates in December and forecast that there …

Colorado State University-Pueblo’s Institute of Cannabis Research – Denver Post

In a groundbreaking new study, a report released Monday from researchers at Colorado State University-Pueblo finds that the marijuana industry provides a net positive economic benefit to Pueblo County, even when accounting for demands on law enforcement and social services.   The report estimates that the marijuana industry had an …

2018’s Housing Market Is Off And Running: What You Need To Know – Forbes

Realtor.com recently released its January 2018 housing trend analysis for the top 500 metro areas. Overall, it looks like 2018 is off to a good start in most markets. Affordability for first-time buyers combined with low inventory makes it a seller’s market for entry-level to mid-tier homes, defined by realtor.com …

More banks serving cannabis sector, but Cole Memo repeal threatens to slow progress

The number of banks and credit unions actively serving the marijuana industry has jumped nearly 30% from a year ago. But U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ decision to repeal the Cole Memo may prevent further involvement by banking institutions looking to work with cannabis-related businesses. According to the latest report …

What’s the Ideal Credit Score for Landing a Mortgage? – Trulia

How to win at the credit score numbers game. If you’re considering making the leap to homeownership, there’s more to think about than the curb appeal of those Springfield, IL, homes for sale—the health of your credit score tops the list. To many, a credit score seems like a random …

Colorado Down Payment Assistance for Employees in the Cannabis Industry

It’s a new year and one of your resolutions for 2018 is to buy a home! One of the biggest deterrents to home ownership is finding the funds for the down payment. There is some good news out there for W2 employees in the Cannabis industry that are ready to …