Student loan burdens are growing fastest among the over-60 crowd, many of whom sought graduate degrees during the recession.
Uncertainty about the fate of their home translates to continuing mental anguish for many owners.
Last month, banks repossessed the lowest number of distressed properties since 2007 as the US housing market steadily heals.
That's better than the 7 Americans competing for every open position in 2009, but it's still double the prerecession levels.
A Texas restaurateur has trademarked the term, hoping to stake a claim on a booming industry.
Renewed demand amid constrained supply is driving the market, but low interest rates give potential homeowners more buying power.
Nearly half of unemployed Americans are under 34, while those employed shouldn't expect to stay put for long.
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