New big-data research connects "underwater" mortgages from the 2007-08 recession with people's stagnant earnings and inability to move.
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Motivating people to save for retirement isn't easy, but when it comes to planning, "the simpler, the better," a new study confirms.
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A new study undermines the classic "big promise" for older homeowners, that a house, after it is paid off, can sell for a retirement nest egg.
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One in seven people in the US say they worry about paying rent. An expert digs in to how COVID-19 has made the housing crisis worse, and how to fix it.
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Demolishing abandoned houses may help whole neighborhoods by getting people to do a better job maintaining their own properties, a new study shows.
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New research on ICU beds in hospitals reveals how starkly a person's ZIP code affects access to COVID-19 care.
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Money is a determining factor in how well people can engage in social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic, new research confirms.
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The cost of fighting the COVID-19 pandemic is around 500 times greater than what it would take to prevent pandemics by protecting tropical forests.
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