Back in the day — actually not that long ago — America was a very, very different place. The housing market was booming, the economy was thriving, the job market was secure, and the Backstreet Boys were still considered cool (groan). Thanks to the beliefs and values of past generations, during this time home ownership was a sign of having “made it” in life.
However, was the Great Recession hit during the mid 2000′s, America underwent a major change. The housing market plummeted, the economy crashed, and the job market became fiercely competitive and unstable. Thousands upon thousands of Americans lost their jobs, their homes, and their savings as the economy spiraled downward.
Because of this, Americans had to adapt and do so quickly. As such, renting Continue Reading No Comments