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U.S. home sales rise in July (CNN.com)
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Sales of existing homes rose in July, surpassing expectations, as buyers snapped up deeply discounted properties in parts of the U.S. hit hardest by the housing bust.
US home sales rise in July, but inventory hits record (AFP via Yahoo! News)
US existing home sales rebounded modestly in July, industry data showed Monday, but a record glut of unsold homes, tightening credit and rising unemployment is pressuring any recovery in the troubled housing sector.
Personal Finance Daily: Make the start of college a fresh start on personal finances too (Market Watch)
Learn how to teach your college-bound kids the financial facts of life and discover the new stars of the ETF world, all in today's Personal Finance section.
Wells Fargo consumer finance group chief to retire (Post-Bulletin)
DES MOINES, Iowa -- The Wells Fargo & Co. executive who heads the Home and Consumer Finance Group said Monday he plans to retire by the end of next year
Cosmi Finance, LLC Announces Asset Acquisition of Cosmi Corporation (PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance)
Cosmi Finance, LLC announced the acquisition of substantially all of the assets of Cosmi Corporation, a leading developer and publisher of value software for home and small business.
Existing single-family home sales up 80 percent in Fort Myers/Cape Coral (Naples Daily News)
The bargain hunters are out. Sales made with the help of a Realtor in Southwest Florida rose again in July. Existing single-family home sales ? or resales ? grew by 80 percent to 768, from 426 a year ago, in the Fort Myers/Cape Coral market. Condo sales rose 35 percent to 174, from 129 a year ago, according to statistics from the Florida Association of Realtors.
Contech Names Chris Taylor as Director of Finance (T-Net British Columbia)
Vancouver, BC, August 25, 2008--(T-Net)--Contech, Inc. announced the appointment of Chris Taylor as director of finance. Contech researches, designs and manufactures animal care and control products and non-toxic pest management systems.
Article: iPhone Gems: Every Personal Finance Application, Reviewed (iLounge)
Personal finance managers have a long history on pocket-sized devices, so it?s no surprise that there are already 15 different finance applications for the iPhone and iPod touch. Of course, they range from the simple and beautifully designed to the complex and frustrating, so this review covers all of them; skip ahead to Balance, Pennies, and SplashMoney to see the cream of the crop. Accountr ...
The big secret in U.S. housing (The Christian Science Monitor via Yahoo! News)
Voters aren't likely to hear much before the election about plans to end government support for two giants in home finance, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. Yet like house prices, the federally backed entities are on the skids ? as is the whole idea of Washington continuing to aid investment in a market often treated like a big bet.
Chris Tiu: Someone you'd bring home to mom (GMA News)
If there's someone you'd want to bring home to mom, it's got to be Chris Tiu. A star basketball player, a model student, and a barangay kagawad.