It's tough to buy a home if you're already shouldering a lot of debt, and student debt has soared to $1.1 trillion from $241 billion in the past 11 years.
The national housing market seems to be returning to normal -- which means there really is no national housing market.
As the housing recession recedes further, the largely uniform performance of local markets is also fading. So you'd bone up on your local market to buy or sell.
If buyers are willing to pay, these homes are worth the premium — but potential buyers are nonetheless wise to consider some issues.
Mutual fund investors need to watch out for an unexpected, and in some respects undeserved, tax bill.
Mutual fund investors need to watch out for an unexpected and in some respects undeserved tax bill in any investing between now and the year's end.
College students can now look at the bright side of their debt burdens: Paying on time can boost a young person's credit rating.
College students can now look at the bright side of their debt burdens: Paying on time can boost a young person’s credit rating.
Tough lending standards introduced after the financial crisis have barred millions with tarnished credit from buying a home, trading up or refinancing. But there's good news on the way.
Someone with a history of collection actions for medical bills should see a bump of 25 points, which could make the difference between being denied a loan and getting one.