Mortgage Mania

Lots of talk on the blogs about the mortgage situation and now today’s announcement from the President. Left, right, you name it – everyone is concerned.
A sampling for your enjoyment this afternoon:
Red State gives us the lay of the land; and
Eschaton on what the mortgage rate freeze plan will do.
Often, home ownership is a key part of financial planning for the future – this is something we aren’t hearing enough about. If we can’t afford our homes, how are we ever going to be able to stop working and start enjoying our lives?