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Are Student Loans Really Killing the Housing Market?

It's obvious: Student debt is crushing demand for homes. So, why doesn't the realtor data show it?<p>Here's a simple story about student debt and the U.S. economy that you might already know.<p>Standing tall at $1.2 trillion, the student loan monster has tripled in size in the last decade for two …

Is buying a house a better investment than buying stock?

Americans are optimistic about housing as an investment again according to Gallup, with a plurality saying real estate is a better long-term investment than stocks, bonds, gold, or savings accounts:<p>Catherine Rampell, channelling Yale economist Robert Shiller, says they're wrong. She cites Shiller's …