Oct 25, 2012 Some fear stricter lending and mortgage standards could chill housing market.
Oct 12, 2012 One retiree is seeking to sell her house and move. But she wonders whether it would be wiser to pay for a house with cash or carry a mortgage in retirement.
Sep 24, 2012 Banks are spreading the pain of fees to a wider swath of clients, according to a Bankrate study. Free checking is a dwindling option.
Sep 17, 2012 China is about to make its biggest ever bank acquisition abroad, according to the Financial Times. It says China could spend as much as $15 billion buying a bank in Europe.
Sep 14, 2012 This week, Fannie and Freddie quietly put out some "clarifying language" that could mean a lot to some beleaguered homeowners in California and in other states.
Sep 6, 2012 Thanks to financial disclosure rules, we know what Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke pays on his mortgage.
Aug 23, 2012 Our Freakonomics expert Stephen Dubner says there is evidence that working from home is better for you.
Stacey Vanek Smith
Aug 22, 2012 Federal regulators announced new rules that should make it easier for underwater homeowners to sell their houses.
Aug 22, 2012 Nationwide, home-building permits are at a four-year high. But coming off the Great Recession, is there a market for luxury homes?