Oct 11, 2013 Ever wonder how much it would cost to keep "Downton Abbey" running? A look at the real costs of staffing, upkeep, and more for some of TV's famous homes.
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!
Oct 4, 2013 We hear all the time about how expensive adopting a child can be -- but what can prospective parents really expect when they start the process?
Oct 1, 2013 Schools in about a dozen states do their annual census of students. At stake is government funding.
Sep 27, 2013 The housing market is showing positive signs with prices climbing back up. But is now the time to buy?
Janell Burley Hofmann
Sep 24, 2013 A new bill passed in California aims to protect minors from having a permanent record of photos and phrases they might regret.
Sep 19, 2013 Businesses rally behind a controversial new set of math and literacy standards, which they view as crucial to preparing an educated workforce.
Nov 21, 2013 Last spring, Raven Gribbins was the first in her family to graduate from high school. Now she begins the next chapter -- as a college student.