Home & Auto

  1. 50 Years Of Consumer Spending

    Financially, decade has it MUCH worse than our parents and grandparents did, right? You may be surprised.
  2. Conquering The Terms Of Your Mortgage

    Buyers with big down payments should get the best mortgage terms. Unfortunately, the equation isn't that simple.
  3. 4 Signs Your Home Is Overpriced

    In order to sell your home, you have to know when it's time to lower the price.
  4. 4 Retirement Reality Checks

    If you hope to enjoy a comfortable retirement, it's time to get real. Here are four cold, hard truths every soon-to-be retiree ...
  5. 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.
  6. The New Mortgage Business: More Than Just Loans

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

    Add additional debt to your real estate assets to keep the creditors at bay.
  8. 11 Mistakes Inexperienced Landlords Make

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

    Americans are spending more time behind the wheel - find out what's driving this trend.
  10. 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.
  11. 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. ...
  12. 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 ...
  13. Is It Worth Going Green?

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

    Not everyone can make money in this field. Find out what you need before you buy in.
  15. 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.
  16. 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.
  17. 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.
  18. 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.
  19. 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 ...
  20. 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.
  21. 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.
  22. 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.
  23. 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.
  24. How Does The Economy Affect House Size?

    The better the economy, the bigger the house. But beware - everything that glitters isn't gold.
  25. 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 ...
  26. Protect Yourself From HELOC Fraud

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

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

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

    Find out how to profit from your property when the housing market dips.
  30. 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.
  31. 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 ...
  32. Borrowing Smart In A Debt-Filled World

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

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

    Just because a lender is willing to offer you a loan doesn't mean you should take it.
  35. Subprime Lending: Helping Hand Or Underhanded?

    These loans can spell disaster for borrowers, but that doesn't mean they should be condemned.
  36. 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 ...
  37. How Will The Subprime Mess Impact You?

    The subprime collapse could mean doom and gloom for housing, equities and the overall economy.
  38. Do You Need Casualty Insurance?

    Find out how different types of coverages can protect you and which policy is right for you.
  39. 7 Tips On Buying A Home In A Down Market

    Follow these seven tips to get a leg up on rival bargain hunters.
  40. 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 ...
  41. 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.
  42. Analyzing A REX Agreement

    These contracts can be an effective way for homeowners to hedge against declining house prices.
  43. 10 Insurance Tips For Homeowners

    Here are ten ways to make sure you get the right home insurance coverage and compensation for your property.
  44. 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 ...
  45. Analyzing Auto Stocks

    Find out what to consider before taking a ride with stocks from this industry.
  46. 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. ...
  47. The True Cost Of Owning A Car

    Driving is often the most convenient way to get around, but it'll cost you.
  48. Pay For A College Education With Retirement Funds

    These savings vehicles may be better than college saving funds for some families.
  49. Car Shopping: New Or Used?

    Don't get taken for a ride. Learn the pros and cons before the salesperson makes a pitch.
  50. 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.
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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