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U.S. single-family home prices picked up in December, closing out 2012 with the biggest yearly gain in more than six years as the housing market got back on its feet.
Living on a smaller scale may mean fewer expenses in retirement, but a move to a smaller home does not necessarily guarantee savings.
Most homeowners use personal savings to pay for renovations, but borrowing makes sense when the updates will pay you back.
Homeowners who received help on their second mortgage are still facing foreclosure on their first mortgage, according to housing advocates, the New York Times reports.
Fewer U.S. homeowners owe more on their mortgages than their homes are currently worth, according to a new report.
The Federal Reserve says the money market fund industry needs more regulations to keep it from a collapse and a repeat of another run on assets. Money market management firms like Fidelity, are fighting back saying enough is being done to keep investors safe.
For the nearly half of Americans expecting a refund on their taxes this year, four ideas for maximizing the money that's coming back.
An attempt by the IRS to get new regulations to stop fraud among tax preparers has hit a roadblock. The issue raises the age-old question of credibility for those who prepare our taxes.
Families can be torn apart or money forfeited by refusing to take death into account financially or attempting to glide over it legally. Here's how to avoid such a dismal scenario.
While prudent borrowers are using extra cash to pay down debt, many are either forgoing the savings to shorten the term of the loan, or spending it.
Applications for U.S. home mortgages rose last week even as interest rates climbed, while refinancing demand accounted for a slightly smaller proportion of total activity, an industry group said on Wednesday.
As companies switch to 401(k)s over traditional pension plans, policymakers are searching for ways to make employee-contribution plans adequate for retirement.
One company found that energy usage in the US drops by more than 5% during the game and as much as 7.5% during the half-time show, even though it would take 10 coal-fired power plants to fire all the televisions being watched.
New projections suggest that another four to 10 million foreclosures will occur by 2016. This is definitely a quiet, but devastating catastrophe. Here's how you can protect yourself and your home.
A federally backed loan program rolls the cost of fixes into a mortgage, so buyers can yield a quick return on their investment.
Credit scores from online mortgage shoppers have increased by four points since Mortgage Marvel.com ran a similar tabulation in 2011.
A few simple steps that will protect the value you see in your home before that guy with the clipboard gets to your house.
More than a quarter of Americans spent less than they had expected during December's holiday rush, according to a Bankrate study.
Medications for rheumatoid arthritis, cancer and other difficult-to-manage conditions can average some $1,766 per prescription, but there are steps patients can take now to help ease the path to the medication they need.
More companies are popping up to help the vast majority of people who have at most several hundred thousand dollars to invest when they retire.