Blame Boreas, Cleon and Electra for a slowdown in housing on the East coast this winter. According to a new Bloomberg report, those harsh winter storms may have accounted at least partly for a slowdown in housing activit...

The first key to understanding inflation is to recognize the difference between real and nominal. If you think about a physical $100 bill, it is easy to understand that 50 years ago, it was still a $100 bill. We called i...

Jason Hartman gets nervous when homes in his neighborhood start making dramatic leaps in price. Why, you ask? It’s because equity makes him nervous. Should a natural disaster come along, the homeowner is in trouble. It...

Mobile shopping is the new online shopping. As smartphones and tablets consume an ever-growing piece of the cyberspace consumer economy, it’s easier than ever to make the same kinds of transactions on the go as you wou...

Investing your money is a financial decision you want to have confidence in, and even more confidence in the person who is handling your money. There are several con artists targeting their prey on new investors, making ...

What’s a New Year without a list of resolutions aimed at doing things better than last year? Whether you’re resolving to lose weight, shape up or abolish a bad habit or two, a few investing resolutions just might mak...