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For most of us, retirement planning involves dreaming. But a new survey shows that reality can intrude in unexpected and expensive ways.
You might think that being a stay-at-home mom is a choice. In fact, many moms are staying at home with their kids because they can't afford to work.
The slowing growth in prices has further emboldened the Fed to maintain its bond buying.
Retirees looking for a mortgage may find that even a pristine credit history and healthy retirement accounts are not enough.
Applications for U.S. home mortgages rose last week, fueled by demand for refinancing as interest rates fell to the lowest level of the year.
Whether you'd really consider retiring to North Dakota or West Virginia, this unconventional list will at least get you thinking about what you really need from a retirement spot.
A new map of who claims the mortgage interest tax deduction shows how the debate over ending it could pit renters against homeowners and rural areas against cities.
Flush with cash, big investors have bought at least 55,000 single-family homes across the U.S. in the past year, and home buyers say it's hard to compete.
Most homeowners know a special insurance policy is needed to cover flooding, but the insurance industry estimates that only 13 percent of them are covered.
Applications for home mortgages edged up last week as rates fell for the fifth week in a row, data from an industry group showed.
Although the downsizing trend has yet to materialize in national data for baby boomers, the predicted benefits may be too good to ignore.
Vacation home sales last year rose 10 percent, but one Hamptons realtor says her clients "have given up on getting mortgages — totally."
As the recovery creeps along, bargain-hunters are once again looking for homes to fix up and resell for a quick profit.
The rise in couples buying their house before they marry is good news for a housing industry that has fretted about the increasing age of first-time homebuyers.
Seniors looking for a reverse mortgage may have to look elsewhere for needed funds. Defaults on reverse mortgages has prompted a crackdown by the FHA.
With home listings down as the housing market heats up, some buyers are refusing to wait until the for-sale signs appear.
Mortgage applications rose last week, driven by improved refinance demand as interest rates tumbled, an industry group said on Wednesday.
Twenty-somethings must invest early and often because there may be no safety net when they need it, CNBC guest contributor Michael K. Farr says.
If you spend time worrying that you'll end up on the street in your old age with your belongings stuffed into plastic bags in a shopping cart, you have good company.
A former portfolio manager pleaded not guilty on Friday to a five-count criminal indictment alleging that he engaged in insider trading.