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Real Estate Woes

Published: Jul 28th, 2010

While the Gulf oil spill has peppered Panhandle beaches with tar balls, a new survey shows it has also swamped a shaky Florida real estate industry. Here’s UF real estate […]

July Consumer Confidence

Published: Jul 27th, 2010

Consumer confidence in the Sunshine State keeps falling, even while employment conditions improve. Here’s UF researcher Chris McCarty.

Real Estate Survey

Published: Jan 27th, 2010

Florida’s high unemployment rate and the state of our country’s financial markets continue to have a negative effect on real estate in Florida. Here’s an interview with UF real estate […]

Workplace Stress

Published: Jan 6th, 2010

Stress in the workplace can have some positive effects on work performance… that is if those feeling the stress can keep their emotions in check.


Published: Dec 17th, 2009

Even with all the controversies about how much money big companies pay their chief executives, it turns out a big salary for the CEO proves good for business.

Christmas Expectations

Published: Dec 16th, 2009

Parents are trying to keep their kids and their family budgets happy this holiday season. With some advice, here’s UF family financial researcher Michael Gutter.

November Consumer Confidence

Published: Nov 24th, 2009

Florida’s consumers are apparently not too thrilled about the national economy. UF survey researcher Chris McCarty has more on this month’s consumer confidence report.

Phytochemicals Diet

Published: Oct 21st, 2009

A plate full of brightly colored foods does more than please your eye. Colorful foods like spinach, strawberries, and orange squashes are high in phytochemicals. According to a University of Florida study, a diet with a high phytochemical index can reduce the risk of heart disease and obesity.

Diabetes T’ai Chi

Published: Sep 30th, 2009

Managing diabetes through exercise could be easier than some people think. A new study at the University of Florida suggests T’ai Chi lowers blood glucose levels and helps control diabetes. […]

Tough Ticks

Published: Sep 23rd, 2009

Pet owners beware; a certain creepy crawler is infesting homes across the southeastern United States and traditional control methods aren’t slowing it down. University of Florida researchers have discovered the […]