Government

July 8, 2014

A Letdown Year For the Housing Market

Halfway into 2014, the housing market is falling well short of the bullish predictions economists and other pundits made at the beginning of the year. Reasons […]
July 7, 2014

Will You Qualify for Student Loan Forgiveness?

For many members of the class of 2014 who borrowed money to attend college, the clock is ticking on what is likely to be their biggest […]
July 3, 2014

Americans are Fleeing the Suburbs

The American dream: a white picket fence and a patch of grass to call your own. In 2002 President Bush declared “owning a home lies at […]
July 2, 2014

40% of Millennials Feel Overwhelmed by Debt

Yesterday, we learned that millennials value their smartphones over personal hygiene.  Today, we find a more sobering fact – millennials are drowning in debt and relying […]
June 30, 2014

Confused by Your Bank's Overdraft Options?

Bank customers remain confused about overdraft, according to a new study by Pew Charitable Trusts. More than 50% of the people who reported paying an overdraft […]
June 29, 2014

July 4th Trivia: How Patriotic are You?

This most American of holidays will be marked by backyard barbecues, boisterous parades, and bright fireworks displays. But what do you really know about July Fourth? […]
June 24, 2014

The Worst Financial Mistakes Newlyweds Make

A recent Kansas State University study found that if couples argued about money at the beginning of their marriage, they were more likely to report poor […]
June 19, 2014

Over 40 Million Modified Mortgages are Underwater

More than 40% of the 2 million recently modified mortgages facing interest-rate resets are underwater, according to data released Monday by Black Knight Financial Services. By […]