Fun Fact Friday 💸 11/17/2023
I’ve got 5 fun facts and a fun chart I made that goes with my weekly quote to share with you today. Reach out anytime with questions!
Fun Fact 1:
The IRS has announced new income tax brackets for the 2024-2025 season.
Source: USA Today via the IRS
Fun Fact 2:
A recent census projection suggests U.S. population will peak at 370M in 2080.
Fun Fact 3:
The average YTD transactions per agents at my brokerage, The Platinum Group, Realtors is 13.3. (This is one of the many reasons that I am proud to be a part of this group and among these top performers.)
Source: The Platinum Group, Lone Wolf Data, PPAR MLS
Fun Fact 4:
Here is an extensive chart showing the details of our YTD trends per month. (Tap the image to view it larger.) There have been very few escalation clauses and appraisal gaps. Seller concessions over $10k have risen.
Source: The Platinum Group
Fun Fact 5:
Americans’ collective credit card bill surpassed $1 trillion for the first time in Q2 of this past year. (That’s $1,000,000,000,000.00.) The average household credit card balance is $10,170.
Source: Visual Capitalist, Federal Reserve Bank of New York/Equifax, WalletHub
Commentary: Get out and stay out of credit card debt as fast as you can.
I made this chart in collaboration with my firm to help represent desired growth versus reality. As long as you are trending upward, you are moving in the right direction. The purple line is unrealistic. Get rich quick schemes are exactly that – schemes.
Source: The Platinum Group, Realtors & The Bacon Partners
Quote I’m pondering:
“Energy and persistence conquer all things.” -Benjamin Franklin
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