Business

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 […]
July 22, 2014

4 Ways to Ruin Your Retirement Plan

Yesterday, we ran an article discussing the importance of retirement plans and the importance of saving enough.  Saving for retirement is a journey that can easily […]
July 21, 2014

Nest Egg News: The Good and the Bad

We’ll give you the good news first: The average worker’s 401(k) balance reached record highs in 2013. The rub? At least half of American employees still […]
July 18, 2014

"Normal" Housing Levels Still a Ways Off

Consumer confidence in the housing market has trended upward significantly during the recovery but continues to be less than needed to return to “normal” housing levels, […]
July 17, 2014

The Perfect Salary for Happiness?

Money can only buy happiness up to a point. But just how much you need to get to that threshold really depends on where you live, […]
July 16, 2014

Why is the Housing Recovery So Slow?

From tight credit conditions to empty nesters, there is a litany of problems weighing on the housing market, as summarized in the minutes of last month’s […]
July 15, 2014

Most of Us Carry Less Than $50 Cash

In yet another sign that cash’s cachet may be waning, a Bankrate survey found that 2 out of 5 consumers carry less than $20 in cash […]