Economy

June 6, 2014

Americans Still Struggling to Cover Housing Costs

Economists and housing experts maintain that the housing crisis is long over, but many Americans beg to differ. In a survey of housing attitudes conducted by […]
June 5, 2014

New Jersey Tops Nation in Foreclosures

The percentage of New Jersey homes in foreclosure rose during the first quarter, sending the state past Florida with the highest share of mortgages in foreclosure […]
June 4, 2014

The 10 Most Common Student Loan Mistakes

Student loans are complicated. And, unfortunately, most freshly-minted freshmen sign those promissory notes without having a clue about student loans (let alone know what a promissory […]
June 3, 2014

The Class of 2014 Just Made History … Not in a Good Way

Congratulations, class of 2014! Not for graduating – but for earning one of the more dubious distinctions in recent memory: You’ve officially been named “the most […]
May 30, 2014

Why Aren't Americans Buying Homes?

Activity in the U.S. housing market has slowed to a level that even Fed chair Janet Yellen has said she’s concerned about the recovery. This comes […]
May 29, 2014

These Money Beliefs Hurt More Than They Help

How often have you thought, “If I just make more money, I’ll surely be happy?” Or, the other side of the proverbial coin, “Money is the […]
May 28, 2014

Where is the Average Student Loan Burden the Largest?

More than a million Americans this year will graduate with substantial student loan debt, the National Conference of State Legislatures recently reported. The graduates will have […]
May 24, 2014

Memorial Day Sales 2014: What to Expect

For many Americans, Memorial Day weekend marks the beginning of summer fun – even if summer doesn’t officially start until June 21. According to a survey […]