Home & Auto

  1. Getting A Grip On The Cost Of Gas

    Feeling overwhelmed by rising oil prices? We offer some tips that will save you money.
  2. Will You Break Even On Your Home?

    Calculate how much your property will need to appreciate to cover the costs of owning it.
  3. 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.
  4. 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 ...
  5. The 5% Solution To Financial Freedom

    How can you save the recommended 10% of your income? We'll show you how to get there.
  6. 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.
  7. 12 Car Insurance Cost-Cutters

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

    This home insurance covers everything and will put the onus on your insurance provider.
  9. 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.
  10. 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 ...
  11. 6 Tips On Selling Your Home In A Down Market

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

    In breakup, divorce or death, community or common law will determine how property is divided.
  13. Is Loan Protection Insurance Right For You?

    This coverage can keep you from defaulting on your loans when you're in financial trouble.
  14. 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 ...
  15. Top 10 Tips For A Financially Safe Retirement

    You've worked hard to secure enough to retire, so make sure you keep it safe.
  16. 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.
  17. Do You Need A Home Inspection?

    This step is important when purchasing a property because it may save you thousands.
  18. 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 ...
  19. 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. ...
  20. Recognizing Good Homeowners Insurance Companies

    Check out these 7 issues before you choose the company that will provide your homeowners insurance policy.
  21. 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.
  22. 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 ...
  23. 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 ...
  24. 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 ...
  25. 5 Mistakes Real Estate Investors Should Avoid

    Don't let a slow real estate market drag you down - steer clear of these pitfalls.
  26. 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. ...
  27. What $1 Million Buys You in America's Best Retirement Destinations

    Shopping for your dream retirement home in Bellingham, Brevard, Charleston and Tucson
  28. 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.
  29. 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 ...
  30. Top Tips For First-Time Home Buyers

    Follow this step-by-step guide to make your homeownership dreams a reality.
  31. Free Car Payment Insurance: What's The Catch?

    Many dealers are offering payment protection plans on new cars. Are they right for you?
  32. Top 8 House-Hunting Mistakes

    These common mistakes occur when you allow your emotions to take over.
  33. Playing Hardball When Selling Your Home

    Using these strategies will help you get more cash when selling your house.
  34. Top 10 Ways To Get Top Dollar For Your Car

    Find out what steps you can take to reduce the depreciation of your vehicle.
  35. How Google's Self-Driving Car Will Change Everything

    Self-driving vehicles are coming fast, and they’re going to radically change what it’s like to get from point A to point ...
  36. Will Filing An Insurance Claim Raise Your Rates?

    An accident can mean higher insurance costs - even if it wasn't your fault.
  37. The Unique Advantages Of VA Mortgages

    Find out how being a veteran can save you money on your mortgage.
  38. Attention Home Buyers! Why You Need A Lawyer

    Property transactions are complex and subject to specific state/local rules. A professional can simplify the process.
  39. Home Loans For Disaster Recovery

    There are numerous government programs available for people who need financial help recovering from a household disaster. ...
  40. Top 8 House-Hunting Mistakes

    Searching for a house is a pressure filled task filled with quick decisions which could affect your financial future. Here ...
  41. Cut Commissions With "For Sale By Owner" Sales

    It takes a lot more work, but selling your home without a realtor can have benefits.
  42. 4 Ways To Value A Real Estate Rental Property

    Learning these concepts is the first step in getting into the real estate investment game.
  43. 5 Tips For Recession House Hunters

    Follow these five tips to get a leg up on rival bargain hunters.
  44. 6 Good Reasons To Get Renter's Insurance

    If you rent, you still need insurance for personal property and if anyone is injured at your place. The good news: It also ...
  45. Measuring The Benefits Of Home Ownership

    Price appreciation is the biggest factor, but it's not the only thing to consider.
  46. The Truth About Real Estate Prices

    Historical housing price data suggests ongoing increases in housing prices, but these numbers don't tell the whole truth. ...
  47. Cheap Car Insurance For College Students

    6 ways to get the best car insurance quotes during those years when insurance companies rate you as a high-risk customer.
  48. Leasing to Section 8 Tenants?

    Real estate investors and landlords: It's worthwhile to investigate the section 8 market. Learn about the pros and cons of ...
  49. What unforeseen circumstances affect what I'll pay in capital gains taxes?

    The IRS has outlined some unique circumstances that could qualify you for a reduced capital gains tax exclusion.
  50. How does my debt-to-income (DTI) ratio affect my ability to get a mortgage?

    Find out how much your debt-to-income ratio affects your ability to get a good mortgage rate when buying a home.
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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