Diane Lim - Economist Mom
Jun 26, 2013 Sean and his wife can't agree on where to live. She wants to rent a single-family home. He wants to move into a smaller place and spend as little as possible. Who has the stronger argument? Hear from our experts.
Jun 10, 2013 The economic downtown that followed Egypt's uprising continues to make difficult circumstances even worse for the country's poor.
Jun 4, 2013 He won a in Pulitzer in 1982, but didn't stop there. Chicago's legendary photojournalist John H. White reflects on the power of pictures days after he was laid off along with the Sun-Times' entire photo department.
Jun 4, 2013 Would-be homebuyers are nervous because of the housing crash and the instability of the job market.
May 31, 2013 Recently, the housing market has been making headlines for making a historic recovery. New home sales, existing home sales and pending sales are all up. But so are mortgage interest rates as of this week. That's not so good, but should it make shoppers reconsider buying a home?
May 28, 2013 Many economists say the housing uptick is solid and could give the recovery a needed boost. But some urge caution.
May 16, 2013 Sometimes the government has to kick in to convince developers to reclaim "brownfield" sites. The EPA says it's developed a good partnership in Atlanta.
May 7, 2013 Hawaii is taking the offensive to lure Obama's future library or presidential center. Chicago appears to have the inside track, but Honolulu is offering up a beachfront site worth a cool $75 million.
May 7, 2013 Lisa Prevost's new book, 'Snob Zones: Fear, Prejudice, and Real Estate,' looks at towns that have used zoning laws to keep low- and middle-income families out, in favor of the rich moving in.