Real Estate Investment Trusts, or REITs, invest in and operate income-generating real estate. And the hot trend in REIT investment today is apartment buildings.Read more
Some say the economy is picking up momentum, but it’s hard to see evidence of that in the housing market.
Existing-home sales were down 0.8 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.05 million in April from a downwardly revised 5.09 million in March, according to the National Association of Realtors.
Small business growth is not picking up despite continued efforts from the government. Owners say a lack of demand, and fears of increased taxes are hampering enterprise and expansion.Read more
For those in desperate need of cash, payday lending is easy—lenders can be found almost anywhere and cash is given to you on the spot. But these loans can be hazardous to your financial health.Read more
A year after the Federal Reserve released the results of its bank “stress tests,” Fed Board Chairman Ben Bernanke offeredRead more
BY FELICE BAKER – MEDILL NEWS SERVICE Consumer credit for February decreased at an annual rate of 3.5 percent. DespiteRead more