Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Monday, April 06, 2015 9:00 am
By Jean Chatzky ·

Whether you’re talking interest rates, PMI or new down payment requirements, 2015 may be the last best year to buy. Here’s how to do it right.

Friday, May 30, 2014 2:54 pm
By Polyana da Costa ·

The majority of homebuyers end up with higher-than-expected monthly mortgage payments because of private mortgage insurance premiums.

Monday, April 18, 2011 10:26 am
By Marcie Geffner ·

“The five-year swoon in home prices has done little to shake the confidence of the American public in the investment value of homeownership.” That’s the key finding of a new nationwide Pew Research Center survey that queried about 2,140 adults in late March. Indeed, more than 80 percent of those polled said buying a home was