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2018’s states with the best and worst taxpayer ROI

With Tax Day approaching, WalletHub today released its latest analysis of the U.S. tax landscape, an in-depth look at the states with the Best & Worst Taxpayer Return on Investment in 2018. WalletHub used...

Rising rents push Millennials to become homeowners

Forty-four percent of all respondents are looking for a three-bedroom home; 93 percent want at least two bathrooms Twenty-three percent of millennials reported rising rent as a trigger for their purchase More than...

Banks must get serious about technology to capitalize on potential home equity boom, J.D....

With the number of American consumers expected to take out a home equity line of credit (HELOC) projected to double to 10 million over the next five years, lenders need to improve their digital offerings...

Aging and in debt: More than half of older Americans owe money

Are you working to pay down tens of thousands of dollars in debt? You may be surprised to learn that your aging parents, and even your grandparents, are likely in the same boat. When...

Westlawn Gardens receives national community planning award

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the American Planning Association (APA) today announced Wisconsin’s largest public housing community, Westlawn Gardens, the HUD Secretary’s Opportunity & Empowerment Award. Jointly presented by HUD...
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HUD Secretary Ben Carson to visit Pathways to Housing PA

On Wednesday, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson will visit Pathways to Housing PA, a HUD supported organization that transforms individual lives by housing the homeless and supporting drug recovery...

Make Room celebrates passage of landmark Omnibus Spending Bill

Make Room’s president and CEO Ali Solis is thrilled with the passage of the Omnibus FY 2018 funding bill after making huge strides in advocating for expanding resources to make homes more affordable alongside...

Apartment industry statement on the passage of the Omnibus Spending Bill

Statement from the National Multifamily Housing Council (NMHC) and National Apartment Association (NAA) on passage of the Omnibus Spending Bill. “The National Multifamily Housing Council and the National Apartment Association applaud the passage of the Omnibus...

February new home sales flat after upward revisions to prior months

Sales of newly built, single-family homes remained virtually unchanged, inching down 0.6 percent in February to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 618,000 units after upward revisions to the January, December and November reports, according to newly...

Racing to the dealership: Baby Boomers and Millennials show off their credit savvy in...

When consumers need loans for auto purchases, understanding their own credit risk situation matters. In its latest consumer automotive survey, Equifax Inc., a global information solutions company, analyzed automotive shopping and buying behaviors across...

Budget accord misses the mark on affordable housing

Randy Noel, chairman of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and a custom home builder from LaPlace, La., today issued the following statement on the Low Income Housing Tax Credit component of the $1.3 trillion spending...

2018’s cities with the highest and lowest credit scores

With tax season coming up and people evaluating their spending and debts more closely, the personal-finance website WalletHub analyzed the median credit scores of residents in 2,572 cities to determine 2018's Cities with the...

2018’s most and least innovative states

With the U.S. projected to spend $553 billion on research and development in 2018 and multiple cities vying to become the location of Amazon’s HQ2, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on 2018’s...

2018 WalletHub Tax Survey

With the tax deadline drawing near, the personal-finance website WalletHub followed up on its 2018 Tax Rates by State report with an in-depth analysis of 2018’s Most & Least Federally Dependent States to determine...

Fed rate hike report: $1.6 billion in extra costs and cities with the least...

With credit card debt recently hitting an all-time high and the Federal Reserve set to make our debt even more expensive with another rate hike on Wednesday, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released a...
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