Oct 11, 2013 Americans used to believe that when you retired, your house should be paid off. That was, of course, before the refinancing boom.
Stacey Vanek Smith
Oct 10, 2013 Does living on a dead-end street lower a home's value? What if your home has a pool? Test your knowledge of home values by taking our quiz!
Sep 27, 2013 The housing market is showing positive signs with prices climbing back up. But is now the time to buy?
Sep 24, 2013 California's pricing system for milk gives cheese makers the lowest price for milk -- a holdover from the Depression era, when making cheese was a way to use up surplus milk. But now cheese makers are dairies' biggest customers, and still get the low price.
Sep 20, 2013 California becomes the first state to regulate -- and, therefore, recognize -- ride-sharing made possible by apps Uber and Lyft.
Sep 17, 2013 Mortgage lenders fueled the financial collapse by marketing subprime loans to people who couldn't afford them. They disappeared as the housing market crashed, but subprime mortgages could return.
Sep 11, 2013 Douglas Duncan says the economy today is “improving but it's not robust."
Sep 11, 2013 Golden State legislators are voting on whether to weaken a key law protecting the environment. Many say the law has been abused.
Sep 4, 2013 The Treasury Department has changed the rules on a program meant to help people hit by the housing crisis stay in their homes, allowing states to use some money from the $7.6 billion foreclosure prevention program to demolish homes instead.
Aug 23, 2013 "Full House," "The Cosby Show," "Golden Girls" -- all of these TV shows featured noteworthy homes. Play our matching game and see if you can match each house with its TV show.