The U.S. housing market recovery is underway. New home sales are at a multi-year high, housing starts are at pre-recession...

Home values are rising in many U.S. markets. The S&P/Case-Shiller Index has home values up 1.2 percent as compared to last...

The average family puts 10-15 percent of its monthly spending toward food, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics and...

Should you lease a new car, or should you buy one? Like most financial questions, the answer depends on your situation. For...

Insurance is protection against unexpected expenses and insurance policies are available for nearly any scenario you can...

The typical U.S. taxpayer will receive roughly $3,000 in federal income tax refunds this year -- an average of $250 per...

According to Freddie Mac's weekly mortgage rate survey, for 13 straight weeks, the average 30-year fixed rate mortgage has...

Credit scores play a huge role in today's mortgage market -- larger than at any time in recent history. Blame it on the high...

It's no secret. Rates are low right now. And, it's not just mortgage rates, either -- all types of rates are scraping...