Real Estate

August 27, 2014

Bringing Up Baby: The New Price of Parenting

A child born in 2013 will cost a middle-income American family an average of $245,340 until he or she becomes an adult, with families living in […]
August 26, 2014

The First-Time Homebuyer Blues

Already beset by stagnant wages, growing student debt and competition from investors who are snapping up listings, those looking to purchase moderately priced houses must also […]
August 23, 2014

Improve Your Credit Score in 5 Minutes Flat

If you are looking to buy a car, rent an apartment or take out a loan, you need to make sure that your credit score is […]
August 21, 2014

What is $100 Really Worth?

Alright, so people living in rural Tennessee generally don’t have too much to hold over the heads of New Yorkers. But when it comes to how […]
August 19, 2014

Americans Are Flat-Out Broke

Despite improvement in certain areas of the economy, the Great Recession never truly ended for millions of Americans. Households across the nation are still trying to […]
August 13, 2014

Home Price Growth Slowdown a Mixed Trend for Economy

Home-price appreciation is slowing, a welcome trend for potential buyers but a troubling one for homeowners still looking for relief from underwater mortgages. Single-family housing prices […]
August 12, 2014

A Culture of Unaccountability

A recent report issued by the Urban Institute and the Consumer Credit Research Institute titled Delinquent Debt in America (July 2014) made a stunning statement about […]
August 11, 2014

Should You Ever Max Out Your Credit Cards?

We all know that getting into credit card debt is a bad idea. Most cards charge double-digit interest rates, so carrying a balance from month to […]
August 7, 2014

Will Homeownership Levels Decline?

Changing mores among the millennials will delay first-time home purchases and contribute to further declines in the national homeownership rate through 2018, according to Zillow. Most […]