Home & Auto

  1. A Tax Primer For Homeowners

    Go beyond interest and find out how mortgage points affect your taxable income.
  2. 5 Things That'll Ruin Your Chances Of Selling Your Home

    Failing to properly promote your house when it is on the market can wreck your chances of selling quickly and for the price ...
  3. 6 Must-Do Fall Maintenance Tasks

    Winter is coming. Here are some helpful tips you will need to know to make sure your home is prepared to withstand extreme ...
  4. Mortgage Points: What's The Point?

    Learn how to pay less for your home in the long run, or save in the short run.
  5. 5 Common Landscaping Mistakes That Can Cost You Big

    Many people take pride in their yards and lawns. However, the costs can quickly add up. Here are some mistakes people make ...
  6. Best Cars For Under $20,000

    The Hyundai Tucson and Chevrolet Heritage High Roof are two of the best new vehicles that sell for less than $20,000.
  7. Re-Amortizing Or Refinancing Your Home

    Re-amortization is a lesser known alternative to refinancing when it comes to dealing with your mortgage.
  8. 5 Ways To Take Advantage Of Europe's Situation

    With the euro underperforming, now is a great time to travel, buy a home or go to school in Europe.
  9. The Complete Guide To Buying A New Car

    Here's everything you need to know about buying a new car.
  10. How To Deal With A Speeding Ticket

    There's more financial turmoil that goes with getting a speeding ticket than just paying the actual fine. Here are some things ...
  11. How To Avoid Overpaying In A Real Estate Bidding War

    Some real estate markets are experiencing bidding wars because of low interest rates and shrinking inventory. Find out how ...
  12. Did You Buy A Lemon?

    Find out how to fix a sour deal on your car purchase.
  13. Why People Are Having Difficulty Making Mortgage Payments

    Many Americans are having a tough time paying their mortgages. Here are some reasons why some homeowners fared better than ...
  14. Best Cars For College Students

    These cars are fuel-efficient and affordable, making them perfect choices for college students.
  15. Taking Advantage Of Property Tax Abatement Programs

    Increase your home's value without increasing your property taxes.
  16. Car Maintenance Tips That Help You Save Money

    These routine, preventative actions will help you avoid expensive auto repairs.
  17. 5 Steps To Qualify For A Mortgage If You're Self-Employed

    Qualifying for a mortgage is a little more complicated for borrowers who are self-employed.
  18. A Broker's Open House Can Help You Sell Your Home

    This special type of open house can provide targeted marketing and yield expert advice.
  19. What Are Mortgage Lenders Allowed To Ask Borrowers?

    Seemingly intrusive or irrelevant questions are actually legal for lenders to ask of mortgage applicants.
  20. Best Places In The U.S. To Buy A Summer Home

    Here are the best spots in America to buy a summer home, based on price, exclusivity and other enticing features.
  21. How To Plan An Affordable Fourth Of July Party

    The Fourth of July is one of the biggest holidays in the U.S. Here are some affordable ideas for decorations, food and activities.
  22. 7 Affordable Ways To Buy Happiness

    Whether it's taking up gardening or adopting a pet, there are many ways a person can improve his or her level of happiness ...
  23. Is Extreme Couponing Going Extinct?

    Many reatilers are starting to crack down on extreme couponing tactics.
  24. Tough Times For Working Moms

    Here's a rundown of some of the difficulties working moms face in today's society.
  25. Used Car Shopping: How To Avoid A Lemon

    Being prepared before buying will save you thousands in the long run.
  26. Educating About Poverty Through Frugal Living

    Live Below the Line is a challenge that hopes to raise awareness about poverty in the U.S. These tips can help you cut your ...
  27. Avoid The Monthly Payment Trap

    Low monthly payments are easy on the wallet. However, interest and other fees lurk just below the surface.
  28. Hybrids: Financial Friends Or Foes?

    Forget the planet for a minute - what really matters is whether these vehicles fit your budget.
  29. Understanding Your Mortgage

    We walk through the steps needed to secure the best loan to finance the purchase of your home.
  30. 6 Ways To Save On Lawn Care

    The costs of having a pristine lawn can add up quickly. Here are some tips to help you save your money.
  31. How To Reduce Your Landscaping Costs

    Landscaping is one of the easiest ways to increase the value of your home.
  32. 5 Ways To Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

    We list some simple says of reducing your CO2 emission.
  33. Canada: A New Frontier For Real Estate Investors

    This property market is easy to access and provides profitable opportunities.
  34. Luxury Vs. Affordability: What's The Better Car Purchase?

    Is buying a base luxury car smarter than buying a decked out lower-end model?
  35. A Beginner's Guide To Going Off The Grid

    Here are some tips to supplying your own power, water and electricity.
  36. 5 Clever Home Features

    If you're building a new home, try incorporating these unique features.
  37. How To Buy Your Own Private Island

    We look at some people who own private islands, and give you tips for making a massive purchase like this.
  38. The Pros And Cons Of Home Additions

    If you're considering adding to your home, or even moving, you may want to consider all of the positives and negatives of ...
  39. Making A Larger Down Payment Vs. Buying a Cheaper House

    We look at the financial differences between purchasing a cheaper home and making a larger down payment on a more expensive ...
  40. What You Don't Know About Auto Insurance May Cost You

    Here's a list of interesting things you may not know about auto insurance.
  41. How Inflation Has Affected The Price Of Cars

    As time has passed, have car prices gotten reasonably more expensive or gone above inflation?
  42. The Importance Of Property Insurance

    Property insurance is important, but there's a lot you need to learn in order to get the proper coverage.
  43. Are Work-From-Home Jobs Legitimate?

    Many people see work from homes jobs as scams, but are they? Here's what you should look for.
  44. Are Hybrid Vehicles Worth The Extra Cost?

    Hybrids will save you money on gas, but with their list prices being much higher than non-hybrids, you may want to do the ...
  45. Have Housing Prices Bottomed Out?

    Here are some of the key figures on the current housing market and how you might interpret them.
  46. 7 Low Cost Spring Cleaning Jobs

    Spending a little time and money to maintain your home today could save you a lot of time and money in the future.
  47. 11 Hidden Costs Of Owning A Home

    The cost of buying a home extends beyond the down payment, closing costs and your mortgage. Watch out for these costs.
  48. 5 Reasons To Use A Real Estate Agent In A Down Market

    Home sales continue to struggle. Now more than ever, you need a good agent to help you sell your home. Here's why.
  49. How To Eat Healthy Food And Save Money

    With the organic food market continuing to thrive, we look at ways in which the modern consumer can cut his or her costs ...
  50. New Construction's Hidden Costs Can Burn Buyers

    Before you buy that brand-new home, read this first. There are some things you should know about.
Save Money
  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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