Feb 14, 2013 Many school districts around the country are making use of capital appreciation bonds, long-term bonds that can put them into debt for far more than they initially borrowed.
Jan 18, 2013 Many Latino families spend thousands of dollars to celebrate their daughters' "coming of age" on their 15th birthday.
Dec 27, 2012 Many of the new homes being sold now were planned years ago. Finally demand has returned, in part because first-time buyers are being outbid by investors for bargain foreclosure sales.
Dec 4, 2012 How long will you wait for an elevator before becoming frustrated? Elevator expert Theresa Christy says 20 seconds is the industry standard.
Nov 13, 2012 In the wake of their crucial role in President Obama's re-election, Latinos are receiving more attention than ever from U.S. businesses.
Oct 31, 2012 As stricken homeowners dig out, home-improvement sales should see a boost.
Oct 26, 2012 A new set of beetles is taking North America by storm, and this time the casualty is the lumber industry. What does this mean for home building and other lumber needs in the U.S.?
Oct 17, 2012 New construction on apartments and single family houses reached its highest point in September in more than four years. New mortgage applications for home purchases were also up last week.
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?