Marriage and Divorce in the Great Recession

There is no doubt that the recession has had an impact on marriage and divorce. The dynamic has changed. For example, it used to be if you were getting a divorce everybody wanted the house. It had equity and you could receive an equity line to cash out. That made it...

Foreclosure market fueling modern-day “Land Squatters”

During the American “Wild West” days of the 19th century, much of our Western frontier was acquired by “squatters” – early settlers who would claim a patch of land and live there without official title. Today, in our ongoing economic...