As consumer confidence grows, rates of homes sales soar to pre-recession rates

Good news for the economy: We’re back to where we were in 2008, at least as far when it comes to consumer confidence and new home sales.  The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index hit 85.2 in June, its highest level since January 2008.  For more on this check out Consumer confidence, new home sales hit highest level in six years.

10 Best Cities in U.S. to Raise Children

Good news for Phoenix residents…. 2 of the top 10 cities in the U.S. to raise children are here in the Phoenix metro area.  In fact, Scottsdale, AZ came in at #1 in the list and Chandler came in at #4.  In addition, out of the top 20 in the list, the Phoenix area actually had 3… Gilbert came in at #14.  For more on this story and for the complete list, check out 10 Best Cities in U.S. to Raise Children.