Home & Auto

  1. Be Mortgage-Free Faster

    Getting rid of this debt faster has bigger benefits than you might think.
  2. Getting a Mortgage in Your 50s

    The financial considerations are different when you take out a mortgage in your 50s. Here's what you need to review as you ...
  3. Understanding Your Mortgage

    We walk through the steps needed to secure the best loan to finance the purchase of your home.
  4. How Mortgage Refinancing Affects Your Net Worth

    Find out how to determine whether refinancing will put you ahead or even more behind.
  5. 5 Best Home Appraisal Online Calculators (NWSA, Z)

    Learn more about online home appraisal calculators and review five of the best calculators, including general reviews of ...
  6. Small Life Changes That Save You Money

    There are a number of ways your personal life can impact your bottom line.
  7. 5 Landscaping Tips that Won’t Break the Bank

    Are you considering selling your home this summer? Then you should get your landscape in shape. Here are five secrets to ...
  8. Ford Stock: Analyzing 5 Key Customers (F)

    Discover which companies Ford relies on as its most important customers to help the iconic company remain the top-selling ...
  9. Real Estate Flipping: 8 Disclosures You Must Make

    If you don't tell potential buyers about these situations and possible hazards, you could find yourself in court. Here's ...
  10. 4 Boomer Retirement Basics

    Here are 4 basics for Boomers who want to get a leg up on retirement.
  11. Revolving Credit vs. Line of Credit

    Revolving credit and a line of credit are arrangements made between a lending institution and a business or individual.
  12. One Reverse Mortgage Reviews: What You Need to Know (INTU)

    Discover what products One Reverse Mortgage can offer for homeowners age 62 and over, and learn if a home equity conversion ...
  13. Subprime Auto Loans: What Borrowers Should Know

    Are subprime auto loans a disaster waiting to happen?
  14. Why Used Cars Are a Good Deal Right Now

    The supply of used cars is growing, making a pre-owned automobile a good deal once again. Here are the models to look for ...
  15. Understanding the Mortgage Payment Structure

    We explain the calculation and payment process as well as the amortization schedule of home loans.
  16. The Benefits of Mortgage Repayment

    Buying a home may be the biggest debt you'll ever incur. Learn why you should retire it sooner, rather than later.
  17. Mortgage Deals: Mortgage Lens vs. Mortgage Coach

    Find out which of these two online mortgage planning and presentation services, Mortgage Lens or Mortgage Coach, is better ...
  18. Mortgages: How Much Can You Afford?

    Answering this means number-crunching as well as factoring in other considerations and expenses.
  19. Lowe's Stock: Analyzing 5 Key Suppliers (LOW)

    Learn about Lowe's, and discover the companies that are its key suppliers. Obtain a brief description and analysis of each ...
  20. Why Building a House Is So Expensive Now

    Building a house can be very costly, so it’s best to understand all the factors that go into the equation before proceeding. ...
  21. Is It True That You Can Sell Your Home And Not Pay Capital Gains Tax?

    Based on the Taxpayer Relief Act of 1997, if you are single, the first $250,000 you make on your home sale is not subject ...
  22. Tax Deductions on Mortgage Interest

    If you're a homeowner, this is one item you want to understand and use on your return.
  23. Who Should Get an Interest-Only Mortgage?

    In the right circumstances, interest-only loans can save you money and help accomplish financial goals; in the wrong circumstances ...
  24. Prepare Your Finances to Handle Natural Disasters

    The Fort McMurray, Canada, fire is a reminder to take these easy steps to protect your financial interests from natural disasters. ...
  25. Tesla Model 3 Launch Reminds Us to Sell the News

    Tesla’s Model 3 launch was associated with very positive sentiment among investors, but when it comes to a new launch, the ...
  26. The 10 Most Expensive ZIP Codes in Miami

    Miami-Dade County, to be precise. It's home to Miami Beach (Fisher Island), the sixth-most-expensive ZIP code in the U.S. ...
  27. Option ARMs: American Dream Or Mortgage Nightmare?

    Option adjustable rate mortgages could make or break your home-buying experience.
  28. The 10 Most Expensive ZIP Codes in Los Angeles

    The top 10 most expensive ZIP codes in Los Angeles have median home prices ranging from about $3.1 to $5.1 million. What ...
  29. Home Depot Stock: Analyzing 5 Key Suppliers (HD)

    Take a look at a handful of key companies stocking the shelves at your local Home Depot location, including lawn and garden ...
  30. 5 Reasons Not to Use Your Home Equity Line of Credit

    Find out why taking a loan from a home equity line of credit may be a bad idea, and why you should consider alternatives.
  31. Should You Buy or Build a Home?

    You're ready for a new house. Should you buy it or build it? Here's how to think through the pros and cons, whether it's ...
  32. The 3 Best Mortgage Lenders for Refinancing

    Understand the refinancing process and why it is often beneficial, and identify several lenders that offers the best refinancing ...
  33. 3 Companies with Low Mortgage Refinance Rates

    Learn why a mortgage refinance might save you thousands of dollars in interest payments, and identify three companies offering ...
  34. The 3 Biggest Mortgage Lenders (NSM, WFC)

    Learn about the top mortgage lenders of 2016, trends impacting the mortgage lending markets, new product options and consumers' ...
  35. Mortgage Application: Comparing Brick & Mortar vs. Online

    Learn the differences between applying for a mortgage from a brick-and-mortar lender and an online lender. Find out about ...
  36. Lowe's Stock: Analyzing 5 Key Customers (LOW, HD)

    Learn information about the five companies that derive the most of their revenues from Lowe’s home renovation and supply ...
  37. The 5 Most Hackable Cars for Cyber-Crooks

    Yes, if you drive a high-tech vehicle it's likely to be vulnerable. Here's what you need to know – and do – to prevent being ...
  38. Is Your Car Safe From Cyber Crime?

    More of our cars are coming equipped with internet-enabled devices. Should you be worried about hackers gaining access from ...
  39. How the Volkswagen and Mitsubishi Scandals Relate

    Mitsubishi Corp. admitted to cheating on fuel economy data. Will it face the same consequences as Volkswagen?
  40. Key Features for Selling a Home

    Besides the timing of your listing, the words you use to describe your house can help you sell it faster – and for a higher ...
  41. How to Get Rid of Private Mortgage Insurance

    Private mortgage insurance benefits the lender (the sole beneficiary of PMI), but it can add a sizable chunk to your monthly ...
  42. 4 Reasons Why Renting a Home is a Wise Decision

    We've all heard that a home is a great investment, but is it really? In this article, we will look at four reasons why renting ...
  43. 5 Ways Tata Motors Plans to Boost Market Share Next Year (TTM)

    Look at the top five things that Indian automobile company Tata Motors is doing to increase market share in 2016 in terms ...
  44. Mercedes-Benz Threatens to Unseat BMW Leadership

    Mercedes-Benz is poised to reclaim its place as the world's leading luxury car maker.
  45. Spyker C8 Preliator Makes North American Debut

    Investopedia spoke with Spyker founder and CEO Victor Muller about his latest creation, the 525 horsepower C8 Preliator.
  46. Look Inside the 2017 Porsche 718 Boxster S

    Investopedia got inside the new, 718 Porsche Boxster S at the New York International Auto Show.
  47. Inside the $3 million Koenigsegg One:1 'Megacar'

    Investopedia gets inside the Koenigsegg One:1, a 1,360 horsepower "megacar" at the 2016 New York International Auto Show.
  48. GM's 4th Ignition Switch Case Dismissed (GM)

    The sooner GM can put these cases behind it and start building better/safer cars, the quicker it can grow the business and ...
  49. The Best Day and Month to List Your Home

    Want to make a quicker sale? Get your house on the market this spring and pick the perfect day of the week to attract buyers. ...
  50. 5 Ways to Budget Home Remodeling Costs

    A bit of preparation and research on home remodeling can help you avoid unpleasant surprises and anticipate the real costs ...
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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