D.R. Horton Puts Up a Solid Quarter

D.R. Horton Puts Up a Solid Quarter

Homebuilder D.R. Horton posts better-than-expected fiscal second-quarter earnings amid ongoing demand for new homes.

Why Your Retirement Plan Should Include a Reverse Mortgage

Why Your Retirement Plan Should Include a Reverse Mortgage

Should you consider a reverse mortgage for retirement? Experts at TheStreet's Retirement, Taxes & Income Strategies Symposium discuss the pros and cons.

Citigroup, Like Goldman Sachs, Tries Internet to Bypass Bank-Branch Wars

Citigroup, Like Goldman Sachs, Tries Internet to Bypass Bank-Branch Wars

Citigroup's network of 689 bank branches in the U.S. and Canada looks paltry compared with JPMorgan Chase's 5,000-plus web and Bank of America's 4,353 locations. So the bank is using its online bank to lure new customers - with juicy yields on savings accounts.

Last Minute Tax Deductions for Homeowners

Last Minute Tax Deductions for Homeowners

Watch the video to learn important tax deductions for homeowners. This is an excerpt from TheStreet's FREE WEBINAR with TurboTax.

What Is an Interest-Only Mortgage and How Does It Work?

What Is an Interest-Only Mortgage and How Does It Work?

Interest-only mortgage loans largely come with a great deal of risk - but they can work well in certain situations.

First Republic Reports First-Quarter Earnings Beat

First Republic Reports First-Quarter Earnings Beat

San Francisco-based First Republic Bank reports first-quarter earnings that exceed analysts' estimates.

Best Places to Live in America That You Can Actually Afford

Best Places to Live in America That You Can Actually Afford

While affordability is key in choosing where you live, these cities also rank high for amenities, education, economy, health care, infrastructure and other lifestyle factors.

Reverse Mortgage: Types and Examples

Reverse Mortgage: Types and Examples

You've probably seen them advertised, but what is a reverse mortgage? And can it help you?

New Home Sales in U.S. Jump in February as Housing Market Firms

New Home Sales in U.S. Jump in February as Housing Market Firms

New home sales in the U.S. totaled 667,000 in February, up from a revised 636,000 in January, the Census Bureau reports. The gain was bigger than projected by economists, who had estimated February sales at 620,000.

Banks Charge Stiffer Penalties to Trap Savers in Low-Interest CDs

Banks Charge Stiffer Penalties to Trap Savers in Low-Interest CDs

DepositAccounts.com, which tracks the savings industry, says in a new report that banks are increasing early withdrawal penalties on certificates of deposit, making it harder for savers to exit and reinvest in higher-paying products as interest rates rise.