The Real Deal Miami

Index measures Palm Beach financial woes

June 20, 2008 12:16PM

Palm Beach Post reporter Jeff Ostrowski has compiled the Palm Beach
County Pocketbook Pain Index to measure the state of the economy there.
The index — which measures a combination of unemployment in Palm Beach
County, inflation in South Florida and the rate of seriously delinquent
mortgages in Florida — is at its highest level since 1982.