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How Much Debt Does the Average Dallas County Resident Carry?

By Bethany Erickson / April 18, 2018 / 2 Comments

A look at student loan and medical debt across the nation reveals that how much debt a person carried boils down to quite a bit — especially when it comes to race. And that debt has become one of the top five barriers to homeownership. The Urban Institute’s study of debt — specifically, student loans […]

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Wanna Build Wealth? Dallas, Houston Make Top 10 List for Best Cities Nationally

By Leah Shafer / November 2, 2015 / 0 Comments

Everything’s bigger in Texas, including our ability to build wealth. That’s according to a new study by Bankrate that surveyed the the 18 largest metro areas in the U.S. according to how strong of an environment they provide for making and saving money. Houston ranked No. 1, and Dallas ranked No. 6. The rankings were created […]

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Looks Like The Darlie Routier House of Horrors, Reduced to $99,900!! Monday Morning House Porn

By Candy Evans / August 15, 2011 / 0 Comments

I think my eyes are out of whack: this Rowlett home was listed at $135,000 and is now $99,900? A reader thought this looked like the home where Darlie Lynn Routier murdered her sons Damon and Devon. (She was only convicted of murdering Damon.) Looking back at that story, the Routiers owed up to $10,000 in […]

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Do You Owe More Than $1 Million on Your Home? If So, the IRS May be Calling You

By Candy Evans / March 28, 2011 / 0 Comments

Homeowners who owe more than $1 million on their homes are under intensified scrutiny by the IRS now. Why? Because of so much confusion over deducting the interest on those over $1 million mortgages. And you can do the math — if your mortgage is more than a million, you are likely deducting a boatload […]

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