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July 23, 2015

Foreclosures Dip Below Pre-Crisis Levels

Foreclosure volume was down 3% for the first 6 months of 2015 compared with the same time span last year, a new report from RealtyTrac found.  […]
July 22, 2015

Buying is Still Cheaper than Renting in Major Counties

Payments on a mortgage used to purchase a 3-bedroom home were more affordable than paying rent on a similar home in 66% of the counties recently […]
July 21, 2015

Millennials Opting to Not Buy Cars

In 5 years, most millenials won’t own a car. At least, that’s what John Zimmer seems to think.  “You could actually start seeing the majority of […]
July 17, 2015

Madcap Matrimony: 6 Ridiculous Wedding Costs

Midsummer finds us deep in the throes of summer wedding season – with the also popular fall wedding season in our not-so-distant future.  According to TheKnot.com, […]
July 16, 2015

Investors Still Value Relationship With Financial Advisors

Financial advisors got some encouraging news from the latest Wells Fargo/Gallup Investor and Retirement Optimism survey. Despite the recent proliferation of robo-advisors, U.S. investors prefer personal […]
July 15, 2015

Managing Your Money: Decade by Decade

Money can be an intimidating topic, and every life stage brings a new group of complicated decisions to tackle. But if you manage your money strategically, […]
July 14, 2015

Having a Working Mother Is Good For You

When a woman works outside of the home before her children are 14 years old, she improves her daughter’s career prospects, a new report found. Harvard Business School’s recently […]
July 13, 2015

3 Types of Students Carry Heaviest Student Loan Debt

With 17% of borrowers behind in their payments or in default on the nation’s $1.2 trillion in college loans, it’s not surprising that student debt is emerging as […]
July 10, 2015

The Staggering Costs of Student Loan Debt

The numbers are staggering: more than $1.2 trillion in outstanding student loan debt, 40 million borrowers, an average balance of $29,000.  It’s not hard to find […]