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The complexities of getting or refinancing a mortgage are many: the broker you can or can’t trust, the screening of your income and credit, the appraisal, the fear that rates will rise before approval, the title search, the paperwork at … Continue reading
Editor’s Note: A poor economy does not bode well for college grads trying to enter the job market. “The last couple of years have been a very, very tough time to be coming out of college,” said Richard White in … Continue reading
Not surprisingly, a poor economy does not bode well for college grads trying to enter the job market. “The last couple of years have been a very, very tough time to be coming out of college,” said Richard White in … Continue reading
Your mortgage is underwater. Making the payments is both difficult and demoralizing. Is it ethical for you to walk away? As we’ve reported, there are arguments both ways. Here’s a feature to help you make up your mind. Public broadcasting … Continue reading
In a follow-up to his report last month on the unforgiving job market for recent college grads, Paul Solman looks at graduates who’ve already been out of school for several years and are still struggling to find employment in their areas of interest. It’s part of his ongoing series of reports on Making Sen$e of financial news. Continue reading
We last spoke with journalist and author Alyssa Katz back in October 2009. She had just finished writing “Our Lot,” a book on the history of America’s housing market. “The issue is that the investors and investment banks that finance … Continue reading