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August 7, 2014

Will Homeownership Levels Decline?

Changing mores among the millennials will delay first-time home purchases and contribute to further declines in the national homeownership rate through 2018, according to Zillow. Most […]
August 6, 2014

Consumers Spending More, Just Not on Things They Want

Slightly less than half of all Americans (45%) report spending more than they did a year ago, while 18% report spending less. A closer look at […]
August 1, 2014

35% of Americans Reported to Debt Collections

More than 35% of Americans have debts and unpaid bills that have been reported to collection agencies, according to a study released by the Urban Institute. […]
July 31, 2014

Giving Credit Too Much Credit?

If you can’t bring yourself to cancel that credit card, you’re not the only one. In a recent survey by research firm Ipsos, 76% of Americans […]
July 29, 2014

Spending More Can Save You Money

It stands to reason that some people might believe that limiting their spending will help them to save money, and in some ways, they’re right. The […]
July 28, 2014

What Salary is Equated with Success?

Last week in a blog post, we learned the Perfect Salary for Happiness.  What makes you feel successful? Maybe it’s getting promoted or accomplishing a difficult […]
July 25, 2014

Double-Whammy Coming to Housing Market Next Year

Interest rate resets on many home loan modifications and home equity lines of credit seem to be on a collision course that may create a hardship […]
July 24, 2014

7 Things You Might Not Know About Student Loans

Did you know that 60% of graduates from the class of 2011-12 entered the real world with student-loan debt – having borrowed $26,500, on average?  That’s […]