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Jan 21, 2011 12:02PM on Smart SpendingBy Karen Datko

If you believe some of these oft-repeated financial tips, you may also believe that a watermelon will grow in your stomach if you swallow a seed.

Jan 20, 2011 10:27AM on Smart SpendingBy Stacy Johnson

Plenty of calculators around the Web are supposed to help you decide whether to rent or buy. There's only one problem: They probably won't help much.

Jan 20, 2011 10:22AM on Smart SpendingBy Karen Datko

Gallup poll also reveals that 42% are worried that their own house will lose value.

Jan 17, 2011 9:32AM on Smart SpendingBy Karen Datko

A reader poses that question. How would you respond?

Dec 10, 2010 10:08AM on Smart SpendingBy Karen Datko

2010 sees home prices sink by $1.7 trillion. Falling taxes deprive communities of crucial services.

Nov 15, 2010 10:59AM on Smart SpendingBy Karen Datko

A Washington, D.C., area couple would like to buy a home, but saving for a 20% down payment would require great sacrifice.

Nov 2, 2010 3:37PM on Smart SpendingBy Karen Datko

Housing was looking good for a while but prices are falling again. One expert predicts they'll drop 8% more.

Oct 27, 2010 12:37PM on Smart SpendingBy Money Staff

The average 30-year fixed rate is expected to jump above 5% next year, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association.



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