Mortgage

April 6, 2015

How Much Do You Really Need in Your Emergency Fund?

What’s the only thing that’s more painful than a trip to an emergency room, a roof leak or a carburetor breakdown? The bill that follows any of […]
April 3, 2015

Millennials Hate Banks

A recent poll of 10,000 millennials found out which industry was most prime for disruption.  The results were clear: Not only did banks make up 4 […]
March 31, 2015

Taxes 101: Basic Tax Terms Everyone Should Know

Roughly 83% of the returns processed by the IRS so far this tax season have resulted in refunds, at an average of $2,893 per check (down […]
March 30, 2015

401(k) Plan a Failure for Millions of Americans

For millions of Americans, the 401(k) plan is a miserable failure – it simply is not shielding enough people from financial struggles in their retirements, according […]
March 27, 2015

Foreclosure Activity on Path towards Normalcy by Year-End

Foreclosure activity in February fell to its lowest level in 9 years even though lenders repossessed more assets, according to data from RealtyTrac.  Foreclosure filings – […]
March 26, 2015

Most Common Questions about Credit and Debt

Money troubles can be hard to discuss.  The secret many don’t seem to know is they are not as alone as they feel.  Plenty of people […]
March 20, 2015

Consumer Optimism Reaches New All-Time High

Amid continued strengthening in employment, consumer optimism toward the economy is growing and appears to be contributing to further improvement in overall housing sentiment, according to […]
March 16, 2015

Another Round of Defaults Plague HAMP

The Home Affordable Modification Program continues to disappoint.  As of Dec. 31, 1 in 3 struggling homeowners who received a loan modification through HAMP ultimately re-defaulted […]