Families in McMinnville, Oregon celebrate National Homeownership Month with a groundbreaking ceremony at the site where they will build their new homes.
More than 130 student loan debt relief businesses continue to attract clients although federal investigators have found that their practices are questionable or illegal.
California already is one of the most expensive states to live in, but housing analysts say that residents there—in particular, renters—will likely face even higher costs in the near future.
Families celebrated the first step to affordable homeownership during a ground breaking ceremony for the Pokai Bay Self-Help Housing Project in Waianae, Hawaii. Low-income families participating in the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Self-Help Housing Program will build their own homes on construction teams, also assisting their neighbors to build homes.
Every year, tons of discarded food makes its way to landfills around the globe. The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations estimates roughly one third of food produced annually is wasted – about 1.3 billion tons. In the United States, food waste is the single largest component sent into landfills.