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Going Green at Home

By at January 5, 2010 | 11:42 pm | 0 Comment

When it comes to investing, there aren't many sure things, especially in our current economic climate. Playing the stock market, while always a bit risky, seems like the place money goes to die, more than ever before. While Wall Street has been a roller coaster ride lately, investing in

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Beware of a Mortgage Rate Spike This Spring

By at December 1, 2009 | 11:09 am | 0 Comment

A looming shift in Federal Reserve policy could send the 30-year fixed mortgage to 6% or higher, up from Monday’s rock-bottom rate of 5.02%. For all the hullaballoo about the stimulative impact of last week’s decision to extend the $8,000 First-Time Home Buyer Tax Credit and create

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First Time Homebuyers Leading Market Back

By at November 17, 2009 | 8:57 pm | 0 Comment

Propelled by the first-time homebuyers tax credit, nearly half of home sales are now being made by first-time purchasers, according to an industry report released Friday. In fact, 47% of all Americans who purchased homes this year had not owned one

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Drinking For Dollars

By at October 12, 2009 | 8:49 pm | 0 Comment

Which muckraking journalist observed that nobody ever went broke underestimating the intelligence of the American public? I may as well just tell you the answer, since chances are you can find it the way I did, in 10 seconds or less, with the help of a search engine on your phone

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