Leasing

March 31, 2014

Housing Bubble 2.0: ARMs & Reverse Mortgages are Back

The housing recovery may have already peaked but some hallmarks of the boom era are making a comeback: Adjustable-rate mortgages and reverse mortgages In the fourth […]
March 14, 2014

5 Things That Are Stopping You From Getting Rich

We would all love to have extra money, and it would be even better to have enough money to never worry about finances again. According to […]
March 6, 2014

It's National Consumer Protection Week – Know Your Rights!

This week, March 2 – 8, is the Federal Trade Commission’s National Consumer Protection Week. Consumers are encouraged to visit AskDoctorDebt.org for free information to better […]
February 26, 2014

Student Loans and Home Mortgages Don't Mix

An April 2013 New York Fed study found student loans were preventing many recent graduates from buying their first home. Now another study, from the home […]
February 19, 2014

10 IRS Audit Red Flags

Do you ever wonder how the IRS chooses which taxpayers it wants to audit? While the IRS audits only about 1% of all individual tax returns […]
February 3, 2014

Hey 20-Somethings … Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?

If you think a 401(k) is the name of a new indie band, then we need to have a serious discussion about retirement. Americans today are […]
January 24, 2014

Credit Card Debt Grows Among Those With Poor Credit

Consumers with low credit scores account for an increasingly large chunk of the nation’s credit card debt, with subprime borrowers carrying more than three times the […]
January 22, 2014

A Change is Gonna Come: New Mortgage Rules for 2014

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) thinks it can stave off a future housing crisis with new regulations. Starting Jan. 10, a bevy of new rules […]
January 21, 2014

2014 Predictions: Mortgage and Real Estate

In December, the New York Times ran a great article about what Americans can expect in the upcoming year when it comes to mortgages and home […]