Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Tuesday, July 17, 2012 8:12 am
By Judy Martel ·

It won’t be an easy climb, but numbers indicate the housing market is on the way up.

Wednesday, January 04, 2012 7:04 pm
By Judy Martel ·

With the Iowa caucus behind us and the election year in full swing, what’s the No. 1 priority for the next president? According to the results of a survey by, a real estate website, it’s not the housing crisis. Lower unemployment and reducing the federal deficit come first. But when asked about housing policy, respondents

Sunday, September 25, 2011 10:18 am
By Judy Martel ·

They seem to rumble through every few years: the Asian tsunami, Hurricane Katrina, the BP Gulf Oil spill, Hurricane Irene and last week the earthquake and landslide in India. In the aftermath of a crisis, people are quick to open their hearts and wallets and can instantly send thousands of dollars across an ocean with