Bank-bashing is the thing to do these days, but some people still want
the comfort and security of having their money in a financial
The word "as-is" can indeed be one scary phrase. Especially when buying
a home in today's market where foreclosures and short sales that need
fix-up work are plentiful.
It's been 16 months since Eugene and Patricia Harrison last paid the
mortgage on their Perris, Calif., home. Eleven months since the notice
got slapped on their front door, warning that it would be sold at
Ladies and gentlemen, may the best investor win. Sick of squabbling
with one another as stocks tanked, some married couples have decided to
draw a red line through their financial houses.
President Barack Obama on Tuesday unveiled details of a proposal that
would give rebates at the cash register to people who want to make
their homes more energy-efficient.
I think we can all agree on one thing: Saving is good.
A surge of early retirements and a decline in payroll tax revenue
caused by the recession have begun to cut deeply into Social Security's
JuWanda Harris spent the last year rising before the sun to work two
jobs, using the money to support her brother and sister and help her
parents with everything from gas bills to toothpaste.