Originally from Concord, New Hampshire, Doug recently relocated back to Arizona after spending 14 years on the Missouri side of Kansas City. In a past life, Doug was a certified Emergency Medical Technician. He's also just 12 hours shy of a Bachelor's Degree in Social Services from Arizona State University For the past 15 years, Doug has owned and operated Northland Medical Billing – so Doug knows how to run a business. An active member of the First United Methodist Church of Mesa, Doug is proud to say he has been with his partner Tom for 21 years, and they have 3 adopted children. Christopher 16, Jazzmin 16, and Cody 17. … [Read More]
Recession and Expansion
There are times when the economy is brisk and everyone feels confident about his or her prospects for the future. As a result, they spend money. People eat out more, buy new cars, and…
…they buy new homes.
Then, for one reason or another, the economy slows down. Companies lay off employees and consumers are more careful about where they spend money, perhaps saving more than usual. As a result, the economy decelerates even further. If it slows enough, we have a recession.
During such a time, f … [Read More...]