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  1. Reduce Your Carbon Tire Print

    Reduce Your Carbon Tire Print

    Find out whether you should buy new, buy used or just make your machine a bit more green.
  2. Save Money By Winterizing Your Home

    Save Money By Winterizing Your Home

    Keep your winter energy bills from overheating this year.
  3. Avoid Capital Gains Tax On Your Home Sale

    Avoid Capital Gains Tax On Your Home Sale

    If you have property to sell and want to avoid capital gains tax, a Section 1031 exchange may be the answer.
  4. Fiscally Challenged? Wise Up To Financial Fraud

    Fiscally Challenged? Wise Up To Financial Fraud

    Desperation often compels people to believe otherwise incredible claims from fraudsters.
  5. The New Mortgage Business: More Than Just Loans

    The New Mortgage Business: More Than Just Loans

    Many mortgage brokers adapted to the post-subprime environment by becoming loan modification specialists.
  6. Equity Stripping Leaves Creditors Empty-Handed

    Equity Stripping Leaves Creditors Empty-Handed

    Add additional debt to your real estate assets to keep the creditors at bay.
  7. 11 Mistakes Inexperienced Landlords Make

    11 Mistakes Inexperienced Landlords Make

    Avoid these pitfalls if you considering purchasing a rental property.
  8. Extreme Commuting: Is It For You?

    Extreme Commuting: Is It For You?

    Americans are spending more time behind the wheel - find out what's driving this trend.
  9. What changes might I need to make to my insurance?

    What changes might I need to make to my insurance?

    The number one thing to remember about insurance is that, just like everything else, it changes over time. The top-of-the-line ...
  10. Get Smart With Your Current Car

    Get Smart With Your Current Car

    If a new car isn't in your budget, here are some tips to make your current car more fuel efficient.
  11. Understanding The Mortgage Payment Structure

    Understanding The Mortgage Payment Structure

    We explain the calculation and payment process as well as the amortization schedule of home loans.
  12. The Truth About The First-Time Homebuyer Tax Credit

    The Truth About The First-Time Homebuyer Tax Credit

    The $8,000 tax credit might be the push you need to buy your first house, but there are some things you need to know first. ...
  13. 10 Tips For Buying A Car Online

    10 Tips For Buying A Car Online

    GM's announcement to sell cars online via eBay has many consumers curious - find out how to purchase online successfully. ...
  14. 3 New Threats For Would-Be Homeowners

    3 New Threats For Would-Be Homeowners

    While depressed real estate prices have created bargains for buyers, these lower prices come at a cost.
  15. Is it possible to short sell real estate?

    Is it possible to short sell real estate?

    The traditional idea of a short sale is selling something you don't have so that you can buy it back at a lower price. The ...
  16. Is It Worth Going Green?

    Is It Worth Going Green?

    Going green might make you feel good about your purchases, but it probably won't help your finances.
  17. Top 5 Must-Haves For Flipping Houses

    Top 5 Must-Haves For Flipping Houses

    Not everyone can make money in this field. Find out what you need before you buy in.
  18. On This Day In Finance: July 23 -  Ford Delivers First Model A

    On This Day In Finance: July 23 - Ford Delivers First Model A

    The first car produced by the Ford Motor company was the original Model A that came out in 1903.
  19. Top 4 Things That Determine A Home's Value

    Top 4 Things That Determine A Home's Value

    Your house depreciates over time, while the land beneath it is likely to do the opposite.
  20. 3 Things To Get In Order Before You Die

    3 Things To Get In Order Before You Die

    In the aftermath of the Jackson death, it has become evident that you need to make your wishes known.
  21. How To Buy Your First Home: A Step-By-Step Tutorial

    How To Buy Your First Home: A Step-By-Step Tutorial

    Find out everything you need to know to tackle this major purchase without fear.
  22. The Truth Behind The Cash-For-Clunkers Subsidy

    The Truth Behind The Cash-For-Clunkers Subsidy

    The U.S. cash-for-clunkers program can subsidize up to $4500 for trade ins on old cars, but the devil is in the details. ...
  23. Should You Refinance Your Mortgage When Interest Rates Drop?

    Should You Refinance Your Mortgage When Interest Rates Drop?

    Refinancing is a great way for many homeowners to improve their financial situation - but beware of the downsides.
  24. Why should I invest in the market when I can buy and sell houses or cars?

    Why should I invest in the market when I can buy and sell houses or cars?

    This is a classic investor dilemma. When the markets are roaring, with 15-20% returns, it is tough to imagine putting your ...
  25. Free Money For Homebuyers

    Free Money For Homebuyers

    Take advantage of the federal and state money being offered to apply for an FHA mortgage and get the cash you need to go ...
  26. 5 Awesome Deals That Could Save You Money!

    5 Awesome Deals That Could Save You Money!

    The recession is adding up to big savings for consumers. Find out where to find the best deals.
  27. Obtaining Credit In A Bad Economy

    Obtaining Credit In A Bad Economy

    Recessions can put the brakes on lending. Learn how to get the loan you need during tough economic times.
  28. Reverse Mortgages: Why They're Really Too Good To Be True

    Reverse Mortgages: Why They're Really Too Good To Be True

    Americans are increasingly turning home equity to cash - but this transaction is not as simple as it sounds.
  29. Save Money On Summer Bills

    Save Money On Summer Bills

    From lawn care to summer fairs, expenses can skyrocket if you're not paying attention.
  30. Is Biofuel A Bad Idea?

    Is Biofuel A Bad Idea?

    Though it may be a renewable resource, there are some downsides to ethanol.
  31. Four Inexpensive Ways To Get Healthcare

    Four Inexpensive Ways To Get Healthcare

    Feeling stressed out? Your health could suffer and your budget might not be far behind.
  32. The Economics Of Gardening: Can You Dig It?

    The Economics Of Gardening: Can You Dig It?

    Since Michelle Obama broke ground on a garden at the White House, interest in growing our own food has soared.
  33. Commute Smart: Save Time, Money And The Earth

    Commute Smart: Save Time, Money And The Earth

    Make your daily commute more efficient with these simple tips. Find out how much you could save just by going to and from ...
  34. Is Now The Best Time To Buy A Home?

    Is Now The Best Time To Buy A Home?

    See how the recent downturn in the economy may have created one of the best buyer's markets in history.
  35. How Does The Economy Affect House Size?

    How Does The Economy Affect House Size?

    The better the economy, the bigger the house. But beware - everything that glitters isn't gold.
  36. 8 Steps To Teach Your Partner Household Finances

    8 Steps To Teach Your Partner Household Finances

    Follow these steps to give your partner a clear picture of your household's financial situation and the confidence to take ...
  37. Protect Yourself From HELOC Fraud

    Protect Yourself From HELOC Fraud

    Identity thieves are using home equity lines of credit to commit their crimes.
  38. Paring Down Moving Costs

    Paring Down Moving Costs

    Unexpected costs can add to the stress of relocation. Plan ahead and anticipate what may pop up.
  39. Chrysler And The 1979 Bailout

    Chrysler And The 1979 Bailout

    This American icon almost went under, but the U.S. government refused to let it fail.
  40. Can't Sell Your Home? Rent It

    Can't Sell Your Home? Rent It

    Find out how to profit from your property when the housing market dips.
  41. How To Get The Best Price On A New Car

    How To Get The Best Price On A New Car

    Find out tips that'll save the haggling and get you the best price on a new car.
  42. What business processes were used to establish the Chevrolet motor company?

    What business processes were used to establish the Chevrolet motor company?

    William Durant, the founder of General Motors, lost control of his company due to his aggressive expansion plans. Going wholeheartedly ...
  43. Borrowing Smart In A Debt-Filled World

    Borrowing Smart In A Debt-Filled World

    Leveraging your money can have many perks, but it's not always the smartest financial plan.
  44. Housing Deals That Fall Through

    Housing Deals That Fall Through

    Find why buyers back out and what you can do if you're left holding the bag.
  45. Too Much Debt For A Mortgage?

    Too Much Debt For A Mortgage?

    Just because a lender is willing to offer you a loan doesn't mean you should take it.
  46. Mortgage Asset-Liability Management Made Easy

    Mortgage Asset-Liability Management Made Easy

    Should you refinance your mortgage to purchase other assets? Learn how to weigh your risk.
  47. 10 Reasons Why Moving Might Not Make You Richer

    10 Reasons Why Moving Might Not Make You Richer

    Find out why moving to a less expensive city may not reduce your expenses.
  48. Can I, without tax penalties, use the IRA I inherited from my father to buy a home ...

    Can I, without tax penalties, use the IRA I inherited from my father to buy a home ...

    If you inherited an IRA from someone who was not your spouse at the time he/she died, the amounts that you receive as a distribution ...
  49. I sold my house. Can I exclude the gain from my income?

    I sold my house. Can I exclude the gain from my income?

    Generally, you are required to include the gain from the sale of your home in your taxable income. However, if the gain is ...
  50. Subprime Lending: Helping Hand Or Underhanded?

    Subprime Lending: Helping Hand Or Underhanded?

    These loans can spell disaster for borrowers, but that doesn't mean they should be condemned.
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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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