Whether your home is an investment or merely a place to live is a debate that’s heated up since the subprime-mortgage disaster of the early 2000s.
By Teresa Ghilarducci
Average wealth in America has grown over the past 50 years, but not at the same rate for everyone. Wealth gaps, especially between whites and non-whites, are growing. In 2013, the average white family had seven times the wealth of…
By Simone Pathe
As near-daily reports of housing woes -- from lenders and homebuyers alike -- grip the United States, community-based programs around the country are continuing the slow work of trying to encourage responsible asset building for lower-income workers.
By PBS NewsHour
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