October 30, 2015

By the Numbers: Halloween 2015

Halloween is right around the corner, and while you frantically look for a costume or the perfect party (it falls on a Saturday this year, so […]
October 29, 2015

Vacant ‘Zombie’ Foreclosures Down 43%

RealtyTrac released its Q3 2015 U.S. Zombie Foreclosure and Vacant Property Report, which shows 20,050 residential properties in the foreclosure process – but not yet repossessed […]
October 28, 2015

Consumer Loan Delinquencies Decline Sharply

Consumer loan delinquencies fell sharply in the second quarter ended June 30, thanks to large drops in home loan-related delinquencies, according to the American Bankers Association (ABA).  […]
October 27, 2015

New EMV Credit Cards Causing Problems for Some

Millions of Americans are getting new credit and debit cards with more secure chip technology, and that’s already leading to headaches for companies that rely on […]
October 23, 2015

The Most Expensive Place to Raise a Family

The amount that a 2-parent, 2-child family needs just to pay the bills (but not have money left over for savings) ranges from about $50,000 to more […]
October 21, 2015

Nationwide Report Finds Housing Stable

Despite a slowdown of home sales nationally in August, the U.S. housing market continues to look bright, according to Nationwide’s quarterly Health of Housing Markets Report. […]
October 20, 2015

Late Payments on Home Equity Loans Hit Post-Crisis Low

U.S. homeowners continue to take advantage of rising house prices to dig themselves out of the hole created by the Great Recession.  In the second quarter, […]