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March 11, 2024 Investor Insights

NYC Rents Skyrocket

March 11, 2024

Enjoy this week's "Investor Insights," a weekly newsletter highlighting the financial news you need and providing tips and tricks to help you make better investment decisions. 

  •  In February, the S&P 500 rose for the fourth consecutive month. Historically, after four-month streaks, the market rose an additional 12% over the next year with positive returns 84% of the time. 1
  • In a recent study, 33% of people reported that they had spent more money on something than they could afford because they felt the need to keep up with others on social media. This percentage rose to 51% for those who spent more than 3 hours a day on social media. 2
  • A rising number of couples are buying homes together before getting married. In 1981, less than 1% of first-time home buyers were unmarried. Today that number is 16%. Yet, these buyers are taking on more risk without the financial protections that come with marriage. 3
  • The average one-bedroom apartment in New York City now rents for $4,200 per month. This is 34% higher than the next closest metro region (Jersey City, NJ). 1


  1. MFS - “Beyond the News”
  2. Edelman Financial Engines – Everyday Wealth In America: 2023 Report”
  3. Marketwatch

*Past performance is not indicative of future performance

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