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  1. 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 ...
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. Is Biofuel A Bad Idea?

    Is Biofuel A Bad Idea?

    Though it may be a renewable resource, there are some downsides to ethanol.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. 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 ...
  10. 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.
  11. 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.
  12. 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 ...
  13. Protect Yourself From HELOC Fraud

    Protect Yourself From HELOC Fraud

    Identity thieves are using home equity lines of credit to commit their crimes.
  14. 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.
  15. 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.
  16. 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.
  17. 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.
  18. 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 ...
  19. 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.
  20. 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.
  21. 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.
  22. The True Cost Of Owning A Car

    The True Cost Of Owning A Car

    Driving is often the most convenient way to get around, but it'll cost you.
  23. 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 ...
  24. For Companies, Green Is The New Black

    For Companies, Green Is The New Black

    Sustainability and reducing environmental impact are hot corporate objectives. Find out why.
  25. 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.
  26. 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.
  27. Subprime Is Often Subpar

    Subprime Is Often Subpar

    Proceed with caution when considering these short-term, high-interest mortgages.
  28. Analyzing Auto Stocks

    Analyzing Auto Stocks

    Find out what to consider before taking a ride with stocks from this industry.
  29. Be Mortgage-Free Faster

    Be Mortgage-Free Faster

    Getting rid of this debt faster has bigger benefits than you might think.
  30. REX Agreements Climb As House Prices Decline

    REX Agreements Climb As House Prices Decline

    These purchase options let you hedge against a decline in your home's value without having to sell the house.
  31. Analyzing A REX Agreement

    Analyzing A REX Agreement

    These contracts can be an effective way for homeowners to hedge against declining house prices.
  32. 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.
  33. 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 ...
  34. My Traditional IRA has been converted to a Roth IRA. Can I still make a qualified ...

    My Traditional IRA has been converted to a Roth IRA. Can I still make a qualified ...

    If you converted the funds less than five-years ago, you will not be able to meet the qualified distribution requirements. ...
  35. The Reverse Mortgage: A Retirement Tool

    The Reverse Mortgage: A Retirement Tool

    Discover another way to fund your retirement without having to make payments on a loan.
  36. How does the 80% rule for home insurance work, and how do capital improvements affect ...

    How does the 80% rule for home insurance work, and how do capital improvements affect ...

    The 80% rule refers to the fact that most insurance companies will not fully cover the cost of damage to a house due to the ...
  37. Burdening Your Retirement With A Mortgage

    Burdening Your Retirement With A Mortgage

    Carrying this debt can have benefits if done correctly, but is it worth the risk?
  38. Can my spouse and I use our IRAs to purchase our first home?

    Can my spouse and I use our IRAs to purchase our first home?

    IRA owners can make penalty-free distributions to buy a first home for themselves, their spouses, children, grandchildren ...
  39. Pay For A College Education With Retirement Funds

    Pay For A College Education With Retirement Funds

    These savings vehicles may be better than college saving funds for some families.
  40. Understanding The Escrow Process

    Understanding The Escrow Process

    Learn the 10 steps that lead up to closing the deal on your new home and taking possession.
  41. How does the American Housing Rescue and Foreclosure Prevention Act of 2008 affect ...

    How does the American Housing Rescue and Foreclosure Prevention Act of 2008 affect ...

    The passage of the American Housing Rescue and Foreclosure Prevention Act of 2008 at the end of July 2008 made about $15 ...
  42. Your Car: Fixer-Upper Or Scrap Metal?

    Your Car: Fixer-Upper Or Scrap Metal?

    Sometimes buying a new car can be cheaper than shelling out for repairs.
  43. Do You Need Casualty Insurance?

    Do You Need Casualty Insurance?

    Find out how different types of coverages can protect you and which policy is right for you.
  44. 7 Tips On Buying A Home In A Down Market

    7 Tips On Buying A Home In A Down Market

    Follow these seven tips to get a leg up on rival bargain hunters.
  45. 12 Ways To Shop Smarter

    12 Ways To Shop Smarter

    The early bird may catch the worm, but in shopping, the worm will come to those who wait.
  46. In A Cash Crunch? Hold A Yard Sale

    In A Cash Crunch? Hold A Yard Sale

    Lighten your load for a heavier wallet. We'll provide helpful tips to ensure a successful sale.
  47. How Will The Subprime Mess Impact You?

    How Will The Subprime Mess Impact You?

    The subprime collapse could mean doom and gloom for housing, equities and the overall economy.
  48. Does it make sense to get my house and car insurance at the same place?

    Does it make sense to get my house and car insurance at the same place?

    Some companies offer a "multi-policy" discount to people who buy auto and home insurance together, in which case it may save ...
  49. 10 Ways To Prepare For Nature's Worst

    10 Ways To Prepare For Nature's Worst

    Protect your financial interests from earthquakes, floods, tsunamis, hail, hurricanes, tornadoes and lightning strikes.
  50. Pre-Qualified Vs. Pre-Approved - What's The Difference?

    Pre-Qualified Vs. Pre-Approved - What's The Difference?

    These terms may sound the same, but they mean very different things for home buyers.
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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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