Aug 23, 2013 What resources are available for first-time home buyers? Is there a way to time the market right to take advantage of low mortgage rates? How can you know if you earn enough income to qualify for a refi? Personal finance expert Louis Barajas answers listeners' questions about home ownership. Plus, learn about 10 home buying mistakes you should avoid.
Aug 23, 2013 If you're browsing in today's housing market, you'd better be ready for some stiff competition. A Los Angeles realtor talks about all it takes to land a home you want.
Aug 23, 2013 The British government is offering incentives to homebuyers but critics argue that the economy is recovering and they are not a good use of taxpayers' money.
Aug 21, 2013 More federal grants are going to low-income students, but colleges are giving more institutional aid to students who are better off.
Aug 16, 2013 One of the most difficult financial realities to face is the decision to delay having a family for people who want children. A pair of listeners share how they talk with their partners about the cost of children -- and the choice to put off parenthood.
Aug 15, 2013 Goldman Sachs says that the number of all-cash sales in the housing market has more than doubled over the last seven years. What does that say about the housing recovery?
Janell Burley Hofmann
Aug 14, 2013 Parents want to make sure their children are safe when using the internet, but at what point does monitoring your kids become needless spying?
Rowan Moore Gerety
Aug 9, 2013 A pilot program in California is testing the idea that providing free counsel to poor tenants could actually save taxpayers money.
Aug 8, 2013 Richmond, Calif., is trying to help distressed homeowners by reducing the principal on their mortgages using eminent domain.
Aug 6, 2013 President Obama will be in Phoenix today, continuing his national tour focusing on the economy. The president is promoting home ownership for the middle class. But there is tension between Obama's message and the reality for many first-time buyers.