Government

May 6, 2015

Homeownership Out of Reach for 33% of Americans

Home affordability among the least affluent third of Americans has worsened sharply over the past two years, as the housing market has recovered but incomes have […]
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 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 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 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 […]
April 21, 2015

Tight Credit Creates Challenge for Former Homeowners

Only about 1 in 4 former homeowners who lost property during the housing crash will soon become buyers again as tight credit keeps many out of […]
April 16, 2015

Tax Documents: Save or Shred?

Tax Day is here and gone.  Now is the perfect time to get a head start on your spring cleaning and begin the fun task of […]
April 15, 2015

Tax Day: 5 Things You Should Know

Today is April 15th – so what does that mean?  If you guessed Titanic Remembrance Day, National Library Workers Day, National Rubber Eraser Day, and National […]
April 14, 2015

3 Tax Tips to Avoid a Date with the IRS

Have you heard?  Tomorrow is tax day! So wrap up those odds and ends, dot your I’s and cross your T’s, and always double-check.  Most of […]