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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.

Home Remodeling Projects That Give You the Most Return on Your Investment

Home Remodeling Projects That Give You the Most Return on Your Investment

Home improvements are an investment, and your return on investment is an important consideration on which project you choose, and how much to spend on it.

Why Scared Millennials Won't Kill a 'Pretty Robust' Housing Market

Why Scared Millennials Won't Kill a 'Pretty Robust' Housing Market

TheStreet sits down with one of the U.S.' strongest authorities on the housing market, the chief economist for LendingTree, to discuss what the next round of home buyers will mean for the market.

Federal Reserve Signals Easier Path on Monetary Policy as Economy Slows

Federal Reserve Signals Easier Path on Monetary Policy as Economy Slows

The Federal Reserve, led by Chairman Jerome Powell, said it will hold interest rates steady in their current range from 2.25% to 2.5%, while waiting for signs that the economy is stabilizing.

New Home Sales in U.S. Fall Faster Than Expected in January

New Home Sales in U.S. Fall Faster Than Expected in January

New home sales in the U.S. totaled 607,000 in January, down from 652,000 in December, the Census Bureau reports. The drop was steeper than projected by economists, who had estimated January sales at 620,000.

What Are the Three Credit Bureaus and Why Do They Matter?

What Are the Three Credit Bureaus and Why Do They Matter?

Knowing who the three major credit bureaus are, and how they work, can make you a stronger financial consumer.

Umbrella Insurance for a Rainy Day

Umbrella Insurance for a Rainy Day

Jeanette Pavini talks about the advantages of considering an umbrella insurance policy to protect your hard-earned assets, especially in retirement.

Six Best and Worst Home Improvements for Your Money

Six Best and Worst Home Improvements for Your Money

Some of the best home improvements you can make to your home when it comes to the value of your money are also some of the least expensive.

What Are Insurance Premiums and How Much Do They Cost?

What Are Insurance Premiums and How Much Do They Cost?

Getting to know insurance premiums can save you money and get you the protection you need.

How Much Is Home Insurance in 2019?

How Much Is Home Insurance in 2019?

Home insurance is a must to protect your property - but how much will it cost?