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16 July 2016
Learning how to manage student loan debt and eventually break free of that burden is a skill you'll need to develop as a newly minted college grad navigating the world of adult finances.
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3 May 2016
With $28,000 in student loan debt when he graduated from college last spring, Patrick O'Keefe took a step that not many students would take when looking to get out of debt: He signed up for a 30-year mortgage to buy a house.
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13 October 2014
Should you carry a balance on your mortgage loan when you reach retirement age? Or should you do all that you can to pay off that housing debt early, before you leave the workforce?.
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2 September 2014
Does the thought of paying your mortgage bill each month keep you awake at night? Do you toss and turn worrying about whether you'll have enough money to send to the electric company this month?.
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15 August 2014
Zombie foreclosures -- foreclosures in which homeowners move out of a property before a bank finishes taking it over, leaving the home vacant -- remain a problem across the country.
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29 July 2014
What's the key factor in a lender rejecting a mortgage loan application? You may be surprised to learn that it isn't your credit score.
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18 July 2014
To get a mortgage and buy a home, you need to have good credit.But if you're a young person just starting out, how do you establish credit in the first place if you don't already have it?.
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19 September 2013
Financially stressed consumers are placing a higher value on keeping up with their mortgage payments, marking a return to precrash norms.
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27 August 2012
Homeowners facing a job relocation or other hardship will soon be able to qualify for an expedited short sale of their homes, under new federal rules.
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24 May 2011
For some, a Home Equity Line of Credit can be more of a liability than an asset.
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8 February 2011
The $7.5 billion allocated by the feds to 18 states and the District of Columbia for mortgage assistance programs is looking like more of a circus than a godsend.
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15 April 2007
When you're strapped for cash, debt consolidation may sound as refreshing as an iced cold glass of water on a hot day.The irony is that debt consolidation loans require you to take on more debt, the very thing you already have too much of.
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