Apr 3, 2013 After losing $166 billion in four years, Fannie Mae reported a $17 billion profit for 2012 -- a record.
Apr 1, 2013 The IRS says e-filing by individuals has been increasing every year, but that doesn't necessarily mean tax professionals are taking a hit.
Mar 26, 2013 Home prices rise, but can they boost the job market?
Mar 22, 2013 Commentator Jen Miller could up and leave the Garden State with its high taxes. But is the grass -- and the tax savings -- really any greener someplace else?
Mar 22, 2013 With housing inventory at its lowest point in 13 years, realtors are trying new tactics to add listings.
Mar 14, 2013 The producer price index -- prices received by U.S. companies -- rose 0.7 percent last month, its largest uptick in five months. Diane Swonk, chief economist with Mesirow Financial, explains what's behind the rise and whether the U.S. should be worried about inflation.
Mar 13, 2013 Global markets are mixed this morning after China reported that inflation hit a ten-month high in February and consumer spending came in worse than expected.
Mar 8, 2013 The recent federal tax increase on the top 1 percent of earners means some of the wealthiest Americans will pay taxes at the highest level since 1979. But the wealthy are also wealthier too -- and their money goes further.
Mar 7, 2013 As home prices rise, more owners are preparing housing for sale -- and construction companies and building supply chains are hiring again.
May 24, 2013 The sequester could force the IRS to furlough workers, including those who investigate tax fraud. Just to be safe, the IRS hopes to delay any furloughs until after tax season.