It takes at least a few days, sometimes longer, to receive your refund after you've filed your taxes with the IRS. Some people, though, just can't seem to wait. This almost certainly is a bad decision.
Think that the wealth in the United States is fairly evenly distributed? A video produced back in November of 2012 and has just gone viral in the last 24 hours (March 3-4, 2013) tell a very different and stark story.
We all kind of know what a 401(k) is. It’s retirement money. But beyond that, what actually isa 401(k)? These aren’t the things we discuss with our parents around the dinner table before we’re thrust out into the working world.
Detroit woman Texana Hollis was evicted from the home her late husband bought over 60 years ago last September when her son failed to pay property taxes linked to a reserve mortgage. Two days after she was kicked to the curve, HUD, the federal agency who did the kicking, reversed course and decided t…
Even stacked together in a jar, all those pennies you have are fairly worthless. However, they may soon become collectors’ items. Canada, our neighbor to the North, has just eliminated the penny in their latest federal budget, following the example of nations like Australia and New Zealand. The Canad…
The collapse of the housing market has led to historically low interest rates on mortgages, leading many renters to wonder if now is a good time to purchase a home. If you’re mulling it over, consider this: new research says that in most areas, buying is now cheaper than renting.
If you had to put 20 percent down to buy a house, would you be able to do so? A new study from the Center for Responsible Lending at the University of North Carolina says most people wouldn’t — and it could have dramatic and negative effects on the struggling housing market.