NEWwbztv-small wbz-am-small 985-small mytv38web2

Mortgages

Shopping

Kids & Cash: Lessons

April is National Financial Literacy Month. I think we need more than a month to learn about financial principles.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–04/09/2012

Attorney General Martha Coakley

Keller @ Large: Martha Coakley On New Mortgage Settlement

Attorney General Martha Coakley recently signed a new settlement that could help thousands of homeowners in Massachusetts. Jon Keller is at large.

02/12/2012

30-Year Fixed Mortgage Rate Below 4% For First Time Ever

The average rate on the 30-year fixed mortgage this week fell below 4 percent for the first time ever, to 3.94 percent.

10/06/2011

Home, American Dream, real estate, home sales, sold

Baby Boomers Banking On Home Values May Be Surprised

A Lot of baby boomers are betting on the value of their home to help get them through retirement. But the money they were banking on might not be there.

09/15/2011

File image (credit: AP)

More People Refinancing, Picking Shorter-Term Mortgages

Homeowners can refinance their 30-year fixed mortgage to take advantage of lower rates, while many others are refinancing into shorter-term mortgages.

08/16/2011

(Photo credit SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Clock Ticking On Deal To Extend Debt Ceiling

As of August 2, the U.S. Congress loses the power to borrow money.

07/18/2011

Airplane

Money Matters – Insurance Primer: Insurance You Probably Don’t Need

Insurance is a financial tool that is used when you don’t have enough dollars in your emergency fund to cover the loss yourself.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–07/15/2011

Report: 1 In 5 Massachusetts Homeowners Underwater With Their Mortgages

Thousands of Bay State homeowners are underwater with their mortgages, but they are still faring better than many other states.

06/07/2011

Money Matters – Couples & Money: Yours? Mine? Ours?

According to research by Utah State University, married couples that frequently fight over money are more likely to split up.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–05/31/2011

File image (credit: AP)

Report: 17% Boston Area Homeowners ‘Underwater’

A new report says about 17-percent of Boston area homeowners are “underwater,” which means they have a mortgage balance that’s greater than their home’s value.

05/10/2011

more

previous