Many consumers applying for a mortgage are going to start sharing more
personal information with lenders next year, like it or not.
In cities facing shortfalls, the reaction has been
to slash payrolls, pensions and capital spending to bring
expenses in line with revenues.
Reports show that those making $75,000
to $100,000 a year are the fastest-growing share of people who don’t
pay federal income taxes.
Many Americans have seen much of their wealth vanish in the past 4 yrs as a severe recession and widespread joblessness have vaporized trillions.
In the wake of studies that found that tax returns filed by paid
preparers can be riddled with mistakes, the IRS is
clamping down on the industry.
The 30-yr fixed-rate mortgage has been a stalwart of today’s real
estate market for homeowners looking to refinance. Now it’s facing
As we head toward the end of the year, now’s a good time to see if your finances are on track.
Upending the notion of parents passing down their estates, many
baby boomers are spending the money on themselves
while they’re alive.