Inflation is the fly in the ointment to a soaring economy

With unemployment at a record low and at least 400,000 new jobs for each of the last 11 months, we should be dancing in the aisles. Trouble is, an 8% inflation rate is holding us back.

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April 21, 2022 - 4:17 PM

The Federal Reserve has little choice but to raise interest rates to contain inflation. So those in the housing market can expect mortgage rates to go up. (Joel Bissell | MLive.com)

Hands down, the job market is the best it’s been in 45 years. 

Unemployment in Kansas is a rock-bottom 2.5%; 3.6% for the country. If you’re looking for a job, employers are rolling out the welcome mat.

College graduates have never had it so good, which especially bodes well for our young people looking to start their careers. 

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