With the April 30 deadline for the homebuyer tax credit approaching, gambling that a lender will close the deal in time is risky.
Prices begin to make up some lost ground, and sellers are acknowledging the long road back to 'normal.'
The truth is, it does for many people.
Buying the house they really loved would have meant a much different life.
Among her 10 big blunders: She bought a new car and a condo for the wrong reasons.
There's no such thing as a bad market if you know what it takes to sell a house.
When you consider the time, money and risk involved, the stock market seems preferable.
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But the fact that the guilty bankers are still free and not even on the run is the real outrage here, a travesty that should never be forgotten.
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Breaking up big banks is an untested solution to the too big to fail problem that attempts to isolate and dismantle large, troubled institutions while protecting the rest of the economy.
Six weeks later, most Americans have forgotten about the 2014 tax season -- except those who didn't file by the April 15 deadline.
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