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According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the homeownership rate in the United States was 64.4 percent in the third quarter of 2014, the latest period for which data is available.  That rate is the lowest since 1994 and nearly 5 percent off the peak rate of 69.0 percent in 2004. The dip from the peak...
Last week, I wrote about interest rates and where they’re headed in 2015. While the current lows have nowhere to go but up, it’s not as if they’re going to jump suddenly. The guess here was around 5 percent but probably not until year’s end. This post, via MSN, does a good job explaini...
The definition of “entrepreneur” has broadened a bit in recent years, but the most basic meaning has always been “someone who goes into business for themselves.” Some who strike out on their own succeed, and some fail. This article from – fitting, no? – shares 10 steps successfu...
Have you ever gone to the doctor’s for any reason other than a checkup? The first thing they do when you are ill or injured is ask a series of questions. They inquire about weight loss or gain, the level of pain, your sleep habits and a few more. This article from Business Insider does much the s...
You probably know someone who’s never happy. They can be tough to be around, because it seems that the chronically unhappy bring others down with them. If you want to avoid falling into this pit yourself, or simply want to avoid this type of person, give this Huffington Post article a read to le...
Muhammad Ali once proclaimed “I am the greatest.” And when it comes to boxing, he might be. But he’s also a very accomplished, very inspirational figure in other walks of life, too. This article (with optional but recommended video) gives you productivity tips from the greatest.  ...
Around the New Year’s holiday, there are plenty of revelers who don’t feel so good the day after the party. If that’s you, and there’s whiskey involved, you might not be convinced that your headache is anything productive, but this article might give you some cheer. Apparently, ...
The news was released Dec. 8 that Freddie Mac was launching Home Possible Advantage, a new 3-percent down-payment program for low-to-moderate income home buyers. And it seemed like all you-know-what broke loose.  There will be people who will always be against any form of government subsidies fo...
All of us have stress in our lives, at some times more than others, including the holiday season. A lot of people let it conquer them; they buckle under the pressure. But if even successful people have stress, then there must be a right way to deal with it, right? This Forbes article shows how t...
It seems everyone always asks “Is now a good time to buy a house?” The truth is, there’s probably never a perfect time, and it’s not really up to external factors anyway. It’s a matter of individual preferences and circumstances. But if you’re really looking for an answer, here are nine reasons ...

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