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May 19, 2015

Time to Declutter Your Finances

Marie Kondo’s best-selling book about de-cluttering, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up, has prompted people around the world to shed their stuff. The Japanese organizer’s precepts have […]
May 15, 2015

Parents – Do You Tip Your Waiter Enough?

What parent hasn’t surveyed the aftermath of a dinner out with the kids – the food chunks on the floor, the sugar packets dumped out on […]
May 11, 2015

New Jersey's Jobs Recovery Lags Far Behind Nation

Nearly every New Jersey county had fewer businesses with fewer employees in 2013 than at the start of the recession, although the numbers have been rising […]
May 7, 2015

Housing Costs Eat Up 50% of Some Renters' Income

According to a recent analysis of Census data by Enterprise Community Partners, more than 1 in 4 U.S. renters have to use at least half their […]
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 30, 2015

6 Myths of "Good" Credit Card Use Debunked

Credit cards can cause problems for those who overcharge and can’t pay their bills on time, but they can also be valuable tools for building credit […]
April 23, 2015

A Good Spring Cleaning … For Your Finances

Spring is here and summer is approaching – it’s not only a great time to spruce up your home and organize your closets, but it’s also […]