| Apr 15, 2014
| 11:49 AM
WASHINGTON -- After a grueling 48-hour drive from Montana, the capital's latest transplant -- a 38-foot long, 66 million-year-old Tyrannosaurus rex skeleton -- got to rest its bones Tuesday at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History....
| May 1, 2014
| 2:30 AM
By Ilyce Glink and Samuel J. Tamkin
Q: My husband and I purchased a condo in Atlanta in 2006 with an 80/20 loan, the 20 percent being a home equity loan.
The 80 percent primary loan is a Fannie Mae loan with a five-year initial period that is fixed-rate...
| May 26, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Neophyte restaurateurs Beverly Kim and Johnny Clark ran through calculations on their Excel spreadsheet, something they've done plenty in the last year. They knew early on that the margin of error at their new Avondale restaurant, Parachute, was thin....
| Apr 17, 2014
| 2:00 PM
Webster Financial Corp. of Waterbury on Thursday reported stronger first-quarter earnings than a year ago, beating analysts' expectations.
Net income was $47.78 million for the quarter, or 53 cents per diluted common share, compared with $39.23 million,...
| May 19, 2014
| 8:30 AM
Here's an early introduction to college life for incoming freshmen: The federal student loans they're banking on are getting more expensive.
Interest rates for Stafford, Plus and the other main federal education loans for the 2014-2015 school year will...
| Apr 19, 2014
| 6:33 PM
Sarah Luna wants to buy a home in up-and-coming northeast Los Angeles before it's too late.
At 31, she has a master's degree and earns more than $70,000 as a court reporter and freelance editor. She daydreams about trading the Glendale apartment she...
| May 19, 2014
| 5:05 PM
In 2008, California voters authorized a $900-million bond issue to shore up a state program that financed low-interest mortgages for veterans. The bonds have never been sold, however, because demand for the loans has all but evaporated. Now, a new...
| May 5, 2014
| 1:37 PM
With the Arctic chill of the polar vortex back where it belongs and mortgage rates still near historic lows, the spring home-buying season has finally arrived.
True or false:
>> In the post-financial crisis, I can't get a mortgage with a credit...
| Apr 27, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Dear Liz: I got a big tax refund this year and am trying to figure out what to do with the money. Right now I have school loans with a 4% interest rate that I do not need to make a payment on until 2024 with my current payment plan, but the amount I owe...
| May 7, 2014
| 1:44 PM
Consumers increased their borrowing in March by the largest amount in more than a year in a sign of increased economic growth this spring.
Outstanding consumer credit, which includes credit card balances and auto and student loans, jumped $17.5...