Wintrust Business Lunch 2/26/21: Household income grows, mortgage rates rise and what we need to know about the next round of PPP loans | WGN Radio 720 – About Your Online Magazine


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CHICAGO – MARCH 17: A newly built home goes on sale in the Old Irving Park neighborhood on March 17, 2009 in Chicago, Illinois. The Commerce Department said housing construction increased by 22% in February, the highest percentage increase since January 1990. Construction of new housing across the Midwest has increased by 58%. (Photo by Scott Olson / Getty Images)

Segment 1: Michael Miller, Associate Professor of Economics at DePaul University, joins John to talk about positive job market news, the upward movement in GDP, household income rising due to stimulus money, the situation of the next stimulus package and the outlook for the economy for the rest of the year.

Segment 2: Greg McBride, Senior vice president and chief analyst, Bank rate, joins John to tell us why mortgage rates are rising and what it means for the economy.

Segment 3: Cindy Bielik, Owner and co-founder, The Dinner Club, joins John to talk about how his company creates healthy and delicious meals for busy families.

Segment 4: Larry Chester, Founder and President of Simplified CFO, tells John everything we need to know about the next round of the Pay Check Protection Program.

Paula Fonseca