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February 26, 2016

What’s Driving Up Your Grocery Bill?

While Americans have gotten used to price increases on daily necessities over the years, one category in particular has surged recently: your groceries. Basic foods like […]
February 25, 2016

Homebuilder Confidence Declines

Confidence among homebuilders dropped in February to a 9-month low as potential buyers stayed away, interrupting the steady progress residential real estate had built over the […]
February 24, 2016

Banks Speed Up Repo/Foreclosure Process

Banks are still holding on to scores of delinquent mortgages that date to the real estate crash, but a surge in home values across the country […]
February 17, 2016

Homebuyers Need 3 Years to Break Even in Some Cities

Buying remained better than renting in certain situations, but members of the millennial generation continued to have reasons to rent instead of buy, according to Zillow. […]
February 16, 2016

Tax Time: DIY or Professional?

Tax time is here again. Will you owe money to the IRS, or will they owe you a refund? With the U.S. tax code spanning 74,000 pages and […]
February 15, 2016

Money Lessons From Our Past Presidents

Regardless of your political stance and your opinions of the upcoming United States 2016 presidential election, you’ve got to agree that being the president of the […]
February 12, 2016

The Best Cities for Valentine’s Day

Everyone wants the kind of things that money just can’t buy — except on Valentine’s Day, otherwise known as “The Day Love Costs Money.” This year, […]
February 11, 2016

Sub-Prime Mortgage Growth Steady

First-mortgage originations for subprime borrowers, consumers with an Equifax Risk Score of 620 or below, showed steady growth last year from January to October, with more […]
February 10, 2016

Strategic Default: By the Numbers

The rate of home price recovery during the 7 years that a foreclosure remains on a consumer’s credit report is one measure of whether borrowers who […]