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Jul 29, 2010 7:09PM on Smart SpendingBy Karen Datko

The home debt crisis is changing the landscape, causing millions of vacant homes, rising for-sale inventories and downward pressure on prices.

Jul 29, 2010 10:56AM on Smart SpendingBy Karen Datko

Wealthy people are probably no more likely to strategically default, or default for any reason, than anyone else.

Jul 20, 2010 5:15PM on Smart SpendingBy Karen Datko

Nervous lenders are taking an more severe view of mortgage applications when one borrower is out on new-baby leave.

Jul 20, 2010 10:27AM on Smart SpendingBy Stacy Johnson

The nickel-and-dime fees we're used to from banks could become dime-and-quarter fees.

Jul 19, 2010 3:08PM on Smart SpendingBy Karen Datko

Failing to fully repay a loan is bad. Why that happened -- carelessness, greed, or naive foolishness -- is relatively unimportant.

Jul 19, 2010 2:14PM on Smart SpendingBy Karen Datko

Deals can slide south with lenders pulling back-to-back credit profiles before a sale closes.

Jul 15, 2010 12:45PM on Smart SpendingBy Stacy Johnson

It's not easy to boil down 2,300 pages of new legislation into 1,000 words, but here's the down and dirty of what you need to know.

Jul 14, 2010 11:27AM on Smart SpendingBy Karen Datko

Cities, states experiment with how to force banks to clean up rotting properties.

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