The last gasp of summer is here, which means many will be packing up their flip-flops and tank tops and trading them in for new jackets and sweaters. We opened up Mint.com’s data vault to get a better idea of just how much users are spending on their clothing purchases.
The thrill of starting college and moving out of your parents’ home can be swiftly undermined by the sight of your new dorm room. Concrete walls, dingy floor and lousy lighting – this is hardly an ivory tower! Don’t despair. With a little creativity and very little cash, you can transform your space from an institutional cell into a cozy campus retreat.
The Double-Dip Housing Recession: Where It Hurts the Most [Infographic]
It’s official. Housing prices are back in the dumps. The modest rebound that began in late-2009, fueled mainly by a first-time-buyer tax credit, ran out of steam in late-2010 and reverted to a recession in the first quarter of the year, according to the S&P/Case-Shiller index.