Government

September 25, 2014

72% of Americans Say the Recession is Still On

Americans have a bleak outlook about both the nation’s financial health and their own, according to the 2014 American Values Survey released by the Public Religion […]
September 23, 2014

Long-Term Unemployment Lingers Long After Recession

Of those who sustained the worst blows from the Great Recession, few have healed, according to a Rutgers University study released this week.  Federal figures indicate […]
September 11, 2014

13 Years After 9/11, Markets Face New Threat

It’s been 13 years since the 9/11 terror attacks shut down the U.S. stock market for four days and sparked a mini-crash of 12% in the […]
September 10, 2014

Spending Too Much on Your Student Loan Repayment?

If you’re like most student loan borrowers, life hasn’t slowed down since you graduated. Whether you’re two years or 10 years out of school, chances are […]
September 5, 2014

Home Depot Card Breach Could Be Worse Than Target

There are two tracks to finding the identity of a company that has been hit by cybercriminals. Both of them involve going backward. Over the last […]
August 19, 2014

Americans Are Flat-Out Broke

Despite improvement in certain areas of the economy, the Great Recession never truly ended for millions of Americans. Households across the nation are still trying to […]
August 13, 2014

Home Price Growth Slowdown a Mixed Trend for Economy

Home-price appreciation is slowing, a welcome trend for potential buyers but a troubling one for homeowners still looking for relief from underwater mortgages. Single-family housing prices […]
August 12, 2014

A Culture of Unaccountability

A recent report issued by the Urban Institute and the Consumer Credit Research Institute titled Delinquent Debt in America (July 2014) made a stunning statement about […]
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 […]