Reverse mortgages granted in 2010 were down nearly a third from levels in 2009, due to stricter regulations and the housing slump. While some see reverse mortgages as a sophisticated tool, many say it's only a last resort.
A recent poll asked Americans to pick their favorite first lady since 1974. It's a tie – one from a Republican and one from a Democratic administration. Hint: First names start with 'N' and 'H.'
There’s no doubt that the tea party movement is having political impact. But activists at the Tea Party Convention in Nashville have very different ideas about how to proceed, and there's internal struggle.
While movements like the tea party have fervor and anger, historians caution that such groups can quickly lose momentum and influence.
Tea Party Nation convention starts Thursday. Questions and answers about the tea party movement and how it might affect the 2010 elections.
Rep. Michele Bachmann (R) of Minnesota, talking with Bill O'Reilly of Fox News Monday night, asserted that the tea party movement will come to 'dominate' the GOP.