Happy Friday, everyone. Today we learn that the China trade war is leading to lower mortgage rates for American Homebuyers. A new study gives us insight on how Americans define financial security. Amazon is working on technology that reads human emotion. And Older Americans spent $1.9 on apps that claim to keep their minds sharp.
Mortgage rates declined sharply this week after news of sluggish economic data, showing that trade tensions with China may actually be a boon to the U.S. housing market.
For most Americans, having $1 million isn’t nearly enough to be considered “wealthy.” It would take a net worth of $2.27 million, according to Charles Schwab’s 2019 Modern Wealth Survey.
Amazon is developing a voice-activated wearable device that can recognize human emotions.
Sandra Wisham had never heard of cognitive training until her senior center in Coral Gables, Fla., hosted a seminar on aging and invited attendees to enroll in a brain-fitness course. Intrigued, she signed up.
The U.S. is in the midst of a mental health crisis. In 2017, 47,000 Americans died by suicide and 70,000 from drug overdoses. And 17.3 million adults suffered at least one major depressive episode.