Just five states -- Florida, Michigan, Texas, California and Georgia -- account for nearly half the foreclosures completed in the 12 months ended with February.
When index funds provide fine returns and managed funds provide plenty of risk and higher fees, it's a reasonable question for any investor to ask.
It's easy to see this investment is more profitable when loan rates are high, but prepayments can still pay off under today's relatively low rates.
A look at 1,000 couples that had joint bank accounts found 42% also maintained individual accounts, and there are certainly benefits.
The country is no longer in a monolithic mess. The West Coast is a seller's market, while the Midwest and East Coast favor buyers.
A tenth of renters would like to buy a home in the next year. Are the rest condemning themselves to financial doom?
Vanguard says 55% of participants in its 401(k)s now have target-date funds, up from 2% in 2004, with about 34% of all contributions now directed toward. What happened?
It's common rationalization to think you'll get the best mortgage you can now and refinance later if things change, but you may well get rejected for a refi.
The best bond forecasts seem to say is that their returns are still better than your basic bank savings account.
Recession-era advise has been against buying a home if you didn't expect to stay put for seven, eight, even 10 years. Here's how you might go shorter.