Around the holidays, the thoughtful gift giver understandably wants to find something unique for each person on his or her …
The Federal Housing Finance Authority — overseer of housing giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac — finally got a new Director when North Carolina Congressman Mel Watt was confirmed to the post by the Senate yesterday. The move was …
Almost everyone aspires to travel in retirement and almost no one factors the expense into their plans. This is one of retirees’ biggest regrets, and it shuts them off from valuable health benefits.
Some 2.5 billion people have no access to basic financial products like insurance and credit cards. Fixing that would fix a lot of the world’s poverty problems.
Stumped for a meaningful holiday gift for the kids or grandkids? These presents give for a lifetime.
Today only, you have the chance to pay $50 for the privilege of spending another $400 at Starbucks. But only if you act fast!
Politicians are addicted to taxes that they swear aren’t really taxes—not ones paid by locals anyway.
Take another look at your 401(k) plan. Some important changes have been put in place and may deserve your consideration.
Holiday spending is down. Good. Here are five ways to spend on your future before you give in to the Santa impulse.
(WASHINGTON) — U.S. homebuilders planned to build apartments in October at the fastest pace in five years, a sign they expect a jump in rentals in coming months.
The Commerce Department says plans to build houses and apartments were approved at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.034 million. That’s 6.2 percent higher than the …
(WASHINGTON) — The number of Americans who signed contracts to buy homes fell in October for the fifth straight month. Higher mortgage rates, price increases and the 16-day partial government shutdown held back sales.
The National Association of Realtors says its seasonally adjusted pending home sales index dipped 0.6 percent to …
For the first time, a report quantifies what we’re up against in the effort to equip ordinary people with the ability to deal with banks.