Home & Auto

  1. 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 to avoid overpaying if you find yourself competing for a house.
  2. Did You Buy A Lemon?

    Find out how to fix a sour deal on your car purchase.
  3. 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 others during the housing crisis.
  4. Best Cars For College Students

    These cars are fuel-efficient and affordable, making them perfect choices for college students.
  5. 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.
  6. Taking Advantage Of Property Tax Abatement Programs

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

    These routine, preventative actions will help you avoid expensive auto repairs.
  8. 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.
  9. What Are Mortgage Lenders Allowed To Ask Borrowers?

    Seemingly intrusive or irrelevant questions are actually legal for lenders to ask of mortgage applicants.
  10. 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.
  11. 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.
  12. 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.
  13. 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 without breaking the bank.
  14. Is Extreme Couponing Going Extinct?

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

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

    Being prepared before buying will save you thousands in the long run.
  17. 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 budget so that you can take part in the challenge.
  18. Avoid The Monthly Payment Trap

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

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

    We walk through the steps needed to secure the best loan to finance the purchase of your home.
  21. 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.
  22. Mortgages: Fixed-Rate Versus Adjustable-Rate

    Both of these have advantages and disadvantages depending on your financial needs and prospects.
  23. How To Reduce Your Landscaping Costs

    Landscaping is one of the easiest ways to increase the value of your home.
  24. Tips For The Prospective Landlord

    Investing in rental property can generate serious income, but there's more to it than collecting rent.
  25. 5 Ways To Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

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

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

    Is buying a base luxury car smarter than buying a decked out lower-end model?
  28. 5 Clever Home Features

    If you're building a new home, try incorporating these unique features.
  29. A Beginner's Guide To Going Off The Grid

    Here are some tips to supplying your own power, water and electricity.
  30. 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.
  31. 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 each.
  32. 12 Car Insurance Cost-Cutters

    If car costs are dragging you down, find out how to free yourself from some of the extra weight.
  33. Free Car Payment Insurance: What's The Catch?

    Many dealers are offering payment protection plans on new cars. Are they right for you?
  34. 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 home.
  35. With HO5 Insurance, You're In Charge

    This home insurance covers everything and will put the onus on your insurance provider.
  36. 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.
  37. How Inflation Has Affected The Price Of Cars

    As time has passed, have car prices gotten reasonably more expensive or gone above inflation?
  38. 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.
  39. 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.
  40. 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 math before signing.
  41. 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.
  42. Have Housing Prices Bottomed Out?

    Here are some of the key figures on the current housing market and how you might interpret them.
  43. Is Your Insurance Company Going Belly Up?

    When insurance companies go bankrupt or face financial difficulty, it's bad news for policy holders.
  44. 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.
  45. 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.
  46. 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 while still eating healthy food.
  47. 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.
  48. How To Reduce Household Bills

    Here are some helpful tips to lower your energy, water and entertainment bills.
  49. The Financial Considerations Of Building Vs. Buying

    Here's a rundown of how building your own home compares to buying one already built.
  50. How The U.S. Automobile Industry Has Changed

    We give a brief history lesson on the rise and fall of the American auto industry.
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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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