Elizabeth Renter, mtstandard

Elizabeth Renter

mtstandard

Kansas, United States

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  • mtstandard
  • Moneyish
  • Casper Star-Tribune
  • FOX8 WGHP
  • WBTW News 13
  • WKBN 27 First News
  • FOX21 News
  • Daily Herald
  • PottstownMercury
  • NBC 6 South Florida
  • and more…

Past articles by Elizabeth:

How high-priced homes changed the mortgage game in 2021

The housing market in 2021 was one for the record books. → Read More

More homes for sale and less demand, but first-time buyers still struggle to get in the door—what you can do

An analysis of first-time home buyer affordability across the country finds that demand eased but prices and wages kept home affordability down in the second... → Read More

Got an extra $11,500? You’ll need it to keep up with 2022 prices

With prices up 8.5% year over year, household spending stands to rise by several thousand dollars. → Read More

Inflation is hitting small businesses hardest in these cities and states

Small-business owners are also dealing with higher prices and supply chain problems. Here's where they're feeling it the most. → Read More

Two years into pandemic-era housing market, outlook for first-time buyers is grim

Affordability falls again, marking a bleak first quarter for first-time home buyers in 2022. Here's an analysis of what they're facing—and where things are... → Read More

College-bound grads could exit with nearly $40K in student loan debt

College-bound high school graduates will amass thousands in debt. Many will share this debt with their parents. → Read More

Americans lowered their credit card debt since the pandemic, but inflation could reverse the trend

Over the past few years, credit card balances were paid down and delinquent accounts became less common, but those gains could evaporate with soaring inflation. → Read More

Taxpayers wasted as much as $13 billion on filing federal returns, when they could have filed free

Each year, 70% of taxpayers qualify to file federal returns for free, but few do. The unnecessary spending could top $13 billion. → Read More

There was little relief for first-time home buyers in the fourth quarter

For the first time since early 2020, the least affordable metros included one outside of California. → Read More

Perks of selling your home could outweigh challenges of buying

89% of current homeowners who want to list their homes right now say something is preventing them from doing so, → Read More

5 homebuying lessons from last year’s unsuccessful buyers

Buying a home in 2022 won’t be easy, but learning from last year’s challenges might give you the edge that you need to succeed. → Read More

Inflation can spell disaster for some 40% of Americans

Without the buffer of emergency savings, an unexpected car repair or a 25% increase in the cost of heating a home can be tough to take on. → Read More

Listing your home in 2021? Here's what to know

It's a good time to be a home seller -- homes are selling fast and for a premium -- but that doesn't mean you should jump into the market ill-prepared. → Read More

NERDWALLET: Listing your home in 2021? Here’s what to know

It’s a good time to be a home seller — homes are selling fast and for a premium — but that doesn’t mean you can jump into the market ill-prepared. → Read More

Listing Your Home in 2021? Here's What to Know

It’s an exciting time to be a home seller, and 17% of homeowners plan on selling in the next 18 months → Read More

College costs far outpace wages many students could earn

College graduates who borrow can expect to leave school with close to $30,000 in student loan debt, according to The Institute for College Access and Success. → Read More

College costs far outpace wages many students could earn

College graduates who borrow can expect to leave school with close to $30,000 in student loan debt, according to The Institute for College Access and Success. → Read More

College costs far outpace wages many students could earn

College graduates who borrow can expect to leave school with close to $30,000 in student loan debt, according to The Institute for College Access and Success. → Read More

College costs far outpace wages many students could earn

College graduates who borrow can expect to leave school with close to $30,000 in student loan debt, according to The Institute for College Access and Success. → Read More

College costs far outpace wages many students could earn

College graduates who borrow can expect to leave school with close to $30,000 in student loan debt, according to The Institute for College Access and Success. → Read More