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  1. How Not To Get Scammed By Contractors

    How Not To Get Scammed By Contractors

    Home improvement is a $200 billion a year industry. This means a lot of people get into the field that are likely less than ...
  2. 10 Hurdles To Closing On A New Home

    10 Hurdles To Closing On A New Home

    It's the biggest purchase of your life - find out what can go wrong before you even close the deal.
  3. Should You Buy Property On Leased Land?

    Should You Buy Property On Leased Land?

    Find out what to consider before investing in a leased-land property.
  4. 10 Habits Of Successful Real Estate Investors

    10 Habits Of Successful Real Estate Investors

    We'll look at ten habits that help real estate investors build a solid real estate portfolio.
  5. 4 Overlooked Homeownership Costs

    4 Overlooked Homeownership Costs

    Mortgage payments aren't the only expense. Find what else you'll be on the hook for.
  6. Preparing Your Finances From Natural Disasters

    Preparing Your Finances From Natural Disasters

    Use these easy tips to protect your financial interests from natural disasters.
  7. Leveraging Leverage For Bigger Profits

    Leveraging Leverage For Bigger Profits

    Leverage is like fire. Find out how to use it to heat up your investing without burning your portfolio.
  8. Tips For The Prospective Landlord

    Tips For The Prospective Landlord

    Investing in rental property can generate serious income, but there's more to it than collecting rent.
  9. Top Tips For Successfully Renting Out Your Home

    Top Tips For Successfully Renting Out Your Home

    Renting out your home can be a great way to ride out a real estate slump - if you do it right.
  10. Is Your Insurance Company Going Belly Up?

    Is Your Insurance Company Going Belly Up?

    When insurance companies go bankrupt or face financial difficulty, it's bad news for policy holders.
  11. Understanding The National Association Of Realtors

    Understanding The National Association Of Realtors

    Not every real estate agent or broker is a realtor. Here's what the difference is and why working with a member of the NAR ...
  12. 5 Ways To Buy A Used Car

    5 Ways To Buy A Used Car

    Buying a used car usually takes a little extra effort, but it can save most buyers a considerable amount of money.
  13. New Home Repair Troubleshooting

    New Home Repair Troubleshooting

    Think a new home means no repairs? Think again. Learn about common repair and maintenance items and how to cut your costs. ...
  14. Getting A Grip On The Cost Of Gas

    Getting A Grip On The Cost Of Gas

    Feeling overwhelmed by rising oil prices? We offer some tips that will save you money.
  15. How An Insurance Company Determines Your Premiums

    How An Insurance Company Determines Your Premiums

    Find out how insurers use credit history to build an insurance score and how it could affect your bottom line.
  16. Will You Break Even On Your Home?

    Will You Break Even On Your Home?

    Calculate how much your property will need to appreciate to cover the costs of owning it.
  17. Eight Financial Safeguards If Disaster Strikes

    Eight Financial Safeguards If Disaster Strikes

    In an emergency like a fire, hurricane, flood, tornado or earthquake, you may not be able to protect your home. But you can ...
  18. The 5% Solution To Financial Freedom

    The 5% Solution To Financial Freedom

    How can you save the recommended 10% of your income? We'll show you how to get there.
  19. Purchasing A Short-Sale Property

    Purchasing A Short-Sale Property

    If you are looking for a good deal and have time to wait, a short-sale house may be for you.
  20. 12 Car Insurance Cost-Cutters

    12 Car Insurance Cost-Cutters

    If car costs are dragging you down, find out how to free yourself from some of the extra weight.
  21. With HO5 Insurance, You're In Charge

    With HO5 Insurance, You're In Charge

    This home insurance covers everything and will put the onus on your insurance provider.
  22. Make Money Fast From The New 'Sharing Economy'

    Make Money Fast From The New 'Sharing Economy'

    The sharing economy has introduced a whole new way to earn a few extra dollars each month.
  23. Find The Best Homeowners' Insurance

    Find The Best Homeowners' Insurance

    Don't wait for the next Hurricane Sandy to find out if your homeowners' insurance really protects you. Test your insurance ...
  24. 6 Tips On Selling Your Home In A Down Market

    6 Tips On Selling Your Home In A Down Market

    Top tips to help when selling your home in a down real estate market.
  25. State Laws Dictate Division Of Joint Property

    State Laws Dictate Division Of Joint Property

    In breakup, divorce or death, community or common law will determine how property is divided.
  26. Understanding Mortgage Impound Accounts

    Understanding Mortgage Impound Accounts

    Home buyers with low down payments may get stuck with higher mortgage payments. Find out what you get for the extra money. ...
  27. Is Loan Protection Insurance Right For You?

    Is Loan Protection Insurance Right For You?

    This coverage can keep you from defaulting on your loans when you're in financial trouble.
  28. Financing For First-Time Homebuyers

    Financing For First-Time Homebuyers

    Many people considering buying their first home can be overwhelmed by the myriad of financing options available. But by taking ...
  29. Top 10 Tips For A Financially Safe Retirement

    Top 10 Tips For A Financially Safe Retirement

    You've worked hard to secure enough to retire, so make sure you keep it safe.
  30. Do You Need A Home Inspection?

    Do You Need A Home Inspection?

    This step is important when purchasing a property because it may save you thousands.
  31. 7 Things To Consider Before Selling Your Own Home

    7 Things To Consider Before Selling Your Own Home

    A "for sale" sign won't sell your house. Find out what it takes and whether you can do it all yourself.
  32. Moving Up: Dream House Or Money Pit?

    Moving Up: Dream House Or Money Pit?

    If you are upgrading your home, here are some things you'll need to know so you don't spend more money than you need to. ...
  33. Should You Buy Banks'

    Should You Buy Banks' "Toxic" Assets?

    The Public-Private Investment Progam is part of the government's effort to fix the failing financial sector. But is it a ...
  34. Recognizing Good Homeowners Insurance Companies

    Recognizing Good Homeowners Insurance Companies

    Check out these 7 issues before you choose the company that will provide your homeowners insurance policy.
  35. Have The Right Condo Insurance?

    Have The Right Condo Insurance?

    How well does your condo's master-insurance policy protect you? Here's why you'll probably need separate insurance for your ...
  36. 12 Steps To Closing A Real Estate Deal

    12 Steps To Closing A Real Estate Deal

    A long list of things needs to happen before a home becomes yours. Find out what to expect.
  37. 5 Real Estate Fears That Keep You From Buying

    5 Real Estate Fears That Keep You From Buying

    Don't let these concerns stop you from owning your own home. Learn how to overcome common home-buying fears and feel confident ...
  38. 5 Insurance Policies Everyone Should Have

    5 Insurance Policies Everyone Should Have

    Insurance policies come in a wide variety of shapes and sizes. Shop carefully and the right policies will go a long way towards ...
  39. 5 Mistakes Real Estate Investors Should Avoid

    5 Mistakes Real Estate Investors Should Avoid

    Don't let a slow real estate market drag you down - steer clear of these pitfalls.
  40. 9 Things You Need To Know About Homeowners' Associations

    9 Things You Need To Know About Homeowners' Associations

    Restrictive rules and high fees are just some of the things to watch out for before joining an HOA.
  41. Understanding Lender-Required Flood Insurance

    Understanding Lender-Required Flood Insurance

    Having to buy flood insurance shouldn't be a surprise. Find out what you need to know when purchasing or refinancing a house. ...
  42. How Mortgage Refinancing Affects Your Net Worth

    How Mortgage Refinancing Affects Your Net Worth

    Find out how to determine whether refinancing will put you ahead or even more behind.
  43. What $1 Million Buys You in America's Best Retirement Destinations

    What $1 Million Buys You in America's Best Retirement Destinations

    Shopping for your dream retirement home in Bellingham, Brevard, Charleston and Tucson
  44. Buying Auto Insurance For Your Teen Driver

    Buying Auto Insurance For Your Teen Driver

    When parents of a teen first watch their baby take the wheel, they may be too busy seeing the years flash to focus on the ...
  45. 5 Reasons The Other Driver's Insurer Won't Pay

    5 Reasons The Other Driver's Insurer Won't Pay

    You drive below the speed limit when another driver plows into your car. You assume their insurance company should pay, but ...
  46. Smooth Moves: Changing Insurance When You Relocate

    Smooth Moves: Changing Insurance When You Relocate

    Whether moving across town or across the country you probably have a very long to-do list, but don't let insurance matters ...
  47. It's Raining Lawsuits: Do You Need An Umbrella Policy?

    It's Raining Lawsuits: Do You Need An Umbrella Policy?

    This type of insurance protects your assets and future wages against lawsuits. Find out if it might benefit you.
  48. Top Tips For First-Time Home Buyers

    Top Tips For First-Time Home Buyers

    Follow this step-by-step guide to make your homeownership dreams a reality.
  49. How To Compare Home Insurance Companies

    How To Compare Home Insurance Companies

    There's a ton of information out there. Here's how to organize it and find the best company and best rates when you insure ...
  50. Free Car Payment Insurance: What's The Catch?

    Free Car Payment Insurance: What's The Catch?

    Many dealers are offering payment protection plans on new cars. Are they right for you?
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  1. 5 Ways To Make Your Home Remodels Pay Off

    Here are five ways to make your home renovation worth the money and effort you put into it.
  2. Differences Between Private Foundations And Public Charities

    Here's a look at the differences between these types of charitable organizations.
  3. How To Monetize Your YouTube Channel

    YouTube's Partner Program helps users earn money through their channels. Find out how.
  4. The World's Most Valuable Private Companies

    In spite of the rewards going public can bring, some companies prefer to remain private, and they are very successful in this.
  5. Is Cyber Monday The New Black Friday?

    Cyber Monday is becoming more popular than Black Friday. Here's why.
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