Over 80 percent of the roughly $300 billion annually given to charity in this country comes from individuals. And most of this money is donated not by the celebrity philanthropists we often hear about but by ordinary people.
How has the two-week shutdown of the federal government affected home prices? The main sales-price indexes won't tell us until 2014: homes going under...
Instead of working to further improve our housing outlook, House Republicans have decided to put our recovery at risk. Today, our entire federal government is being held hostage by a minority of the majority. With this shutdown, the GOP is undermining the housing recovery.
Halloween is coming up, and the world of finance and economics is ready with a range of rich treats and sinister tricks.
I am angry about what the lack of paychecks will inevitably do to people living from paycheck to paycheck: It will put some of them on the streets.
For the middle class today, homeownership is well within reach in some parts of the country, but in others, it's more of a pipe dream than the American Dream. Even after taking income differences into account, homeownership affordability varies hugely across the country.
Homeownership remains the cornerstone for stabilizing and rebuilding the middle class. But some in Congress seem determined to make it nearly impossible for struggling communities to recover.
The men and women who risk their lives and fight to defend us overseas should not have to fight to defend their families at home at the same time. Their sole focus should be on completing the mission and returning home safely.
More than one million homeowners nationwide have already benefited from MHA, but hundreds of thousands of additional families are still eligible for assistance.
Why, you may ask, did Krugman feel the need to be so bold (and so wrong) in predicting the euro's collapse over and over again, in his column, on his blog and to every media outlet that would give him an interview?
The D.C. real estate market continues to move along at a very swift pace. Our market is nothing if not efficient and we consistently prove here that there is no such thing as "bad" real estate -- only bad prices. But I'm finding there's a caveat to that rule.
The shutdown will likely affect some borrowers, but will have a minimal impact on housing in the short-term. The key for borrowers will be to ask your lender questions about necessary documentation and anticipated closing timeframes.
Nationally, the most common issues making houses unhealthy include water leaks from the outside, affecting 11 percent of D.C. metro area homes, followed by signs of mice (10 percent), and interior water leaks (9 percent).
Everyone should be pissed off that this happened. The attorneys generals, Szymoniak's attorneys, homeowners, homeowner advocates, and taxpayers should all be pissed off that an attorney took advantage of a client to essentially walk away with $18 million and accept the title of hero.
There is no amount of money, fines, settlements or payments that is commensurate with the hardship that the arrogance, unethical and fast dealing behaviors of banks and their leaders have caused.
With more people being furloughed, and with sequestration cuts, will the fuel of the strongest driver of the recovery this year be extinguished?