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April 9, 2015

Millennials: Untapped and Unwilling Homebuyers?

It’s a largely untapped market Realtors can only dream about: more than 80 million Americans ages 20 to 34, prime time for starting families and moving […]
April 8, 2015

Low Gas Prices to Continue Into Summer

Drivers will see the lowest summer gasoline prices in about 6 years, according to the Energy Department. The national average price is forecast to fall 32% […]
April 3, 2015

Millennials Hate Banks

A recent poll of 10,000 millennials found out which industry was most prime for disruption.  The results were clear: Not only did banks make up 4 […]
March 31, 2015

Taxes 101: Basic Tax Terms Everyone Should Know

Roughly 83% of the returns processed by the IRS so far this tax season have resulted in refunds, at an average of $2,893 per check (down […]
March 25, 2015

Banks Concerned About Apple Pay Fraud

Some banks have begun to make changes in how they activate customers’ credit-card accounts to use Apple Inc.’s new mobile-payment system after reports of fraudulent transactions, […]
March 23, 2015

Pampered Pets? Practical Ways to Save on Pet Care

Pets are like family to us.  They sleep in our beds, eat from our plates, and kiss us when no one is looking. Even though we […]
March 20, 2015

Consumer Optimism Reaches New All-Time High

Amid continued strengthening in employment, consumer optimism toward the economy is growing and appears to be contributing to further improvement in overall housing sentiment, according to […]
March 16, 2015

Another Round of Defaults Plague HAMP

The Home Affordable Modification Program continues to disappoint.  As of Dec. 31, 1 in 3 struggling homeowners who received a loan modification through HAMP ultimately re-defaulted […]