Economy

May 5, 2015

Homeownership Rate Falls To Lowest Since 1993

The U.S. homeownership rate fell to the lowest level in more than two decades, extending a multi-year decline as rising prices and stagnant wages keep young […]
May 4, 2015

Survey: Young Customers Prefer Big Banks

The biggest banks still have a reputation problem, but their popularity among the youngest bank customers could be a source of hope – and a worry […]
May 1, 2015

Number of Seriously Underwater Homes Rises

The share of seriously underwater homeowners increased 0.4 percentage points from fourth quarter 2014, and while it is only a slight increase, it marks the first […]
April 30, 2015

6 Myths of "Good" Credit Card Use Debunked

Credit cards can cause problems for those who overcharge and can’t pay their bills on time, but they can also be valuable tools for building credit […]
April 29, 2015

Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?

A recent study by Fidelity Investments focused on what it takes to become a millionaire without the help of a game show, and found that many […]
April 27, 2015

Consumer Debt Tracking Service Teams Up with TransUnion

Global Debt Registry, a tech startup working to provide clarity to the murky world of debt collection, is starting to build momentum. It recently announced a […]
April 24, 2015

Millennials Just Say 'No' To Credit Cards

Millennials may be so spooked by their chances in the job market and by student debt that they’re forgoing credit cards.  A survey found that approximately […]
April 23, 2015

A Good Spring Cleaning … For Your Finances

Spring is here and summer is approaching – it’s not only a great time to spruce up your home and organize your closets, but it’s also […]
April 22, 2015

Falling Behind: Grim Outlook for Student Loans

More borrowers are failing to make payments on their student loans five years after leaving college, painting a grim picture for borrowers, according to the Federal […]