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Deciding between the 2 main types of mortgages comes down to how much you’re willing to pay every month

The two most common types of home loans — fixed-rate and adjustable-rate mortgages — each have pros and cons.
Anna Baluch and her husband, pictured, paid off their mortgage in less than two years.

I hustled to pay off my mortgage years before I had to, because there’s something even more important than the math

We decided to pay off our mortgage early, even though we aren't sure it's our forever home. For us, it's about freedom.

Everyone is suddenly worried out about the soaring number of Americans who are falling behind on their auto loans — but the freak-out makes no s...

The number of Americans who are more than 90 days late on their auto loan payments hit 7 million, but that's no reason to worry about the US economy.
The mortgage-lending industry is facing a double-whammy: Competition has intensified, and America's appetite for home-buying has disappeared.

JPMorgan Chase shared a slide with investors that explains why mortgage lenders are getting smoked

The mortgage-lending industry is facing a double whammy: Competition has intensified, and America's appetite for home buying has disappeared.

Here’s exactly how much you’ll pay your mortgage company over 10, 15, or 30 years

Using the standard mortgage calculation formula, we estimated how much mortgage borrows will pay their mortgage providers over time.
Millennials are buying more homes than ever.

The top 10 places in the US where millennials are dominating the mortgage market

Millennials were on a homebuying tear by the end of 2018. Here's where they made up between 48% and 56% of new mortgage holders last year.
Millennials are desperate to be homeowners, just like their parents before them.

Millennials are taking on bigger mortgages than ever before, and it shows we’ve been wrong about them for years

Millennials are taking over the mortgage market in the US. The generation now holds the largest share of new mortgages by dollar volume.
It's an age-old debate: Should you rent or buy?

Deciding to buy a home instead of rent isn’t always a question of simple math

If you're asking yourself "Should I rent or buy?" the answer comes down to whether you value certainty or flexibility more, says an early retiree.

This 70-square-foot tiny home can be built for just $10,000

A Czech Republic-based design firm released a tiny home called the "Magenta" that can be built for just $10,000.
A protester holds a sign during a rally by government workers and concerned citizens against the government shutdown on Friday, January 11, 2019.

Federal workers affected by the government shutdown have more than $400 million in mortgage and rent payments due this month, and it could cause chaos...

The government shutdown could start having an impact on the housing market as furloughed employees owe $400 million in mortgage and rent payments.