New law permits consumers to freeze their own credit files quickly and without cost

Within an environment of nearly constant data breaches, this new law can be a godsend.

The Fed is on the hot seat

The Fed is on the hot seat; move too quickly and too high and risk pushing the economy into recession...

A great paint job is in the prep, not the paint.

Patience and prep are key to making your paint job look like you paid someone else to do it.

Rates and mortgage applications tick higher

Weekly Mortgage Applications rose by 1.6% with a big 4.0% surge in refinance applications. Purchase applications rose...

New homes under $300K increasingly disappearing

He goes on to say that none of this is surprising, noting that over the past two decades there has been a dramatic shift...