Government

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 […]
July 30, 2014

Another Real Estate Bubble?

With mounting indicators clearly showing that the so-called housing recovery was just an illusion, and many housing industry pundits who formerly touted the validity of said […]
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 […]