Posted 9:41 AM 6/11/2013 by Marnee Banks - MTN News
HELENA - Montana's job market is incredibly diverse. Eastern Montana is booming with unemployment rates down to 2%. At the same time, the northwest portion of the state is dealing with double digit unemployment.
"So at a time when we need to be doing the most diverse amount of work for our (More)
Posted 8:59 AM 6/7/2013 by Alain Sherter - CBS MoneyWatch
The U.S. economy added 175,000 jobs in May, in line with expectations and a sign that the labor market is holding up despite the impact of government spending cuts.
The unemployment rate ticked up to 7.6 percent, up from 7.5 percent last month, the U.S. Labor Department said Friday in (More)
Posted 10:13 PM 6/4/2013 by Melissa Anderson - MTN News
HELENA - The nation's economy is reportedly on the upswing, but with an improving economy, Montanans can also expect a higher cost of living.
Mike Dalton of Mountain West Bank said, "The fact that we're seeing an improving economy and activity here at the bank is starting to really pick up (More)
Posted 8:30 AM 6/4/2013 by Jacqueline Quynh - MTN News
MISSOULA - You can't drive through many Missoula area neighborhoods these days without seeing one for sale sign after another and a lot of sold signs, too.
There's no doubt, the housing market has turned a corner and is heading back in the right direction for many homeowners.