In the midst of the economy's slowdown, housing is gradually picking up. Home prices and new construction are up. Existing home sales, while down, are expected to rebound.
401(k) plans expense ratio offered through a reader's job is competitive, but not the best. What are his other options? Question 1 in this week's mailbag deals with how to get the most out of 401(k) plans.
The National Association of Realtor's chief economist Lawrence Yun suggests that 2012 is shaping up to be a "superior" year with sales projected as being up 10 percent overall for the year.