The Rising Age Gap in Economic Well-Being
Households headed by older adults have made dramatic gains relative to those headed by younger adults in their economic well-being over the past quarter of a century.
Home Sweet Home. Still.
The collapse of the U.S. housing market has not shaken the public’s confidence in the investment value of homeownership.
Even as Housing Values Sink, There’s Comfort in Homeownership
Not even a housing-led recession can shake Americans’ faith in the blessings of homeownership.
The Middle Class Blues
When it comes to anxiety about family finances, an old truism applies: Where you stand depends on where you sit. Or, more precisely, on where your house or apartment sits.
Inside the Middle Class: Bad Times Hit the Good Life
Americans feel stuck in their tracks. A majority of survey respondents say that in the past five years, they either haven’t moved forward in life or have fallen backward.
As Home Prices Cool Down, Homeowners Temper Their Optimism
Despite a record drop this past year in the median sales price of existing homes, more than eight-in-ten homeowners expect the value of their homes to go up either “a little” (55%) or “a lot” (26%) in the future.