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July 18, 2014

"Normal" Housing Levels Still a Ways Off

Consumer confidence in the housing market has trended upward significantly during the recovery but continues to be less than needed to return to “normal” housing levels, […]
July 14, 2014

Homeowners With HAMP Loan Mods May Face Rate Increase

At-risk homeowners who took advantage of the federal government’s emergency plan to help them stave off foreclosure during the housing crisis have a new problem: looming […]
July 10, 2014

What Does it Cost to Live the American Dream?

No idea is more central to Americans’ outlook than the American dream – the belief that with hard work and the freedom to pursue your destiny […]
July 8, 2014

A Letdown Year For the Housing Market

Halfway into 2014, the housing market is falling well short of the bullish predictions economists and other pundits made at the beginning of the year. Reasons […]
July 4, 2014

Best Places to Celebrate Independence Day 2014

There’s nothing more American than going all-out on Fourth of July. We eat, we drink, we party and we blow stuff up – all in the […]
July 3, 2014

Americans are Fleeing the Suburbs

The American dream: a white picket fence and a patch of grass to call your own. In 2002 President Bush declared “owning a home lies at […]
July 1, 2014

Smartphones More Important Than Personal Hygiene?

Consumers are becoming more reliant on mobile devices in their daily routines, especially for financial matters. Bank of America released its inaugural “Trends in Consumer Mobility […]
June 24, 2014

The Worst Financial Mistakes Newlyweds Make

A recent Kansas State University study found that if couples argued about money at the beginning of their marriage, they were more likely to report poor […]
June 18, 2014

Living Paycheck to Paycheck? Time to Break the Cycle …

If you’ve ever been in this situation you know – living from one paycheck to the next makes peace of mind an elusive goal. But 38 […]