Beware of Financial Fraud in Boston North Shore’s Economy

Hardly a day goes by without Boston North Shore’s economy being adversely affected by financial fraud. The reported fraudulent activity ranges from hackers being able to access a business’ computer network to various types of identity theft. Despite new chip-enabled credit cards and the general heightened awareness of phishing scams, hackers are becoming much more […]

Boston North Shore Economy Sees Sagging New Home Sales

The Boston North Shore economy received a minor setback as new home sales fell in January. The Commerce Department released their month-end performance report showing that new home sales dropped from a 10-month high. Sales decreased 9.2% to an annual rate of 494,000 units (adjusted seasonally.) December’s sales results were 544,000 units. Economists say, however, the […]