The recession of the last couple years put more Florida residents into poverty and resulted in a decrease of median family income in much of the state, the U.S. Census Department reported Tuesday.
If you’re finding it tougher to make ends meet now than a few years ago, you’re not alone. According to new Census data, Floridians income has dropped more than 7 percent over the past three years.
From New York’s Wall Street to South Florida’s main street, investors and brokers anxiously watched the Dow drop Monday, watching for a glimmer of hope as 634 points slipped off the big board. There was little to be found.
While not exactly claiming poverty, Governor Rick Scott lost about half of his net worth in 2010. But don’t cry for him just yet, his income jumped by almost 40 percent during the past year.
A growing Miami-Dade State Attorney’s investigation of new U.S. Congressman David Rivera, and his sources of income, hung as a cloud over his first day in office
No question, there’s money to be made in art. Just ask Ramon Cernuda of Coral Gables. Cernuda, a first-time participant at the spectacular Art Basel exhibition on Miami Beach, said he made a spectacular sale on the first day, selling a Wilfredo Lam work for $3 million.