Home & Auto

  1. How HELOCs Can Hurt You

    A home equity line of credit is a convenient way to borrow money. But, there are things to be cautious about before you get into trouble.
  2. What Is And Isn't Covered By Homeowners Insurance

    Understanding what your insurance covers can be confusing. Learn what almost all insurance policies have in common.
  3. 3 Tips For Buying Investment Properties

    Real estate can be a highly effective wealth building tool. Learn how to increase your chances of success.
  4. The FHA's Minimum Property Standards

    If you're thinking about purchasing a home with an FHA loan, here are some standards that must be met for the deal to go through.
  5. 6 Types Of Insurance Coverage You Didn't Think You Needed

    These different types of insurance coverage can be beneficial, but they're often overlooked and misunderstood.
  6. New Wheels: Lease Or Buy?

    These two major ways to obtain a car have very different advantages and drawbacks. Find out which is best for you.
  7. Understanding Contents Coverage

    This type of insurance deals with personal belongings. Find out what it covers, and if you need to cover more expensive items.
  8. Everything You Need To Know About Warranties

    Warranties are often considered when purchasing gifts. When should you purchase warranties and for what?
  9. Insuring Federal Housing Authority Mortgages

    This insurance has an edge over private mortgage insurance. Find out why.
  10. 6 Ways To Save On Thanksgiving Dinner

    Thanksgiving can be expensive - especially the food. These tips will help you save money when planning dinner and activities this year.
  11. 5 Things People Buy Because Of Peer Pressure

    Peer pressure always affects people's purchasing decisions. Find out the products that benefit most from it.
  12. 4 Overlooked Homeownership Costs

    Mortgage payments aren't the only expense. Find what else you'll be on the hook for.
  13. Mortgages: How Much Can You Afford?

    Answering this means number-crunching as well as factoring in other considerations and expenses.
  14. How To Negotiate A Real Estate Agent's Commission

    If you're looking to save some money when selling your home, negotiating your agent's commission is a good way to do it.
  15. 5 Ways To Get Top Dollar For Your Used Car

    Unlike the housing market, the used car market is a seller's market. Here's how to get your car ready for an unbelievable offer.
  16. The Hidden Costs Of Home Ownership

    Mortgage lenders don't factor the extra costs into your loan amount. Make sure you save for the "little" things.
  17. Items Home Inspectors Won't Examine

    A home inspection is an essential step in any home purchase, but it's not foolproof. There are some things home inspectors won't check.
  18. 3 Great Ways To Use Credit During A Move

    From rewards to interest-free offers, there are plenty of ways using your credit card when you move can save you money.
  19. 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.
  20. 5 Alternatives To Selling Your Home

    If your home won't sell, you have other options. We tell you about five of them.
  21. Beginner's Guide To Auto Insurance

    Find the perfect policy that suits both your coverage and budgetary needs.
  22. 5 Cheap Design Touches That Increase Your Home's Value

    Want to add value to your home or make it appealing to prospective buyers? We’ve got five easy solutions.
  23. How To Winterize And Heat Your Home For Less

    Here are three environmentally-friendly tips on how to save money on your heating costs this winter.
  24. 10 Countries With The Cheapest Gas At The Pump

    Does your wallet whimper when you stop to put gas in your car? It turns out that your pain is not felt everywhere.
  25. 4 Difficult Places For Foreigners To Buy Real Estate

    Buying property in the U.S. can be a difficult process. Buying internationally can be even worse, especially in these four countries.
  26. How To Improve Curb Appeal On A Budget

    Keeping the budget under $1000 we take a look at how you can give your home more curb appeal.
  27. 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 helping you protect your assets.
  28. Top 4 Affordable Halloween Decor Ideas

    These tips will help turn your home spooky this Halloween without breaking the bank.
  29. Top 6 Factors For Homebuyers

    As a first time buyer, there is much to consider. Here we have a look at some of the factors that may influence your decision, and suggest which factors are worth taking a second look at.
  30. Top 5 Ways to Protect Yourself Against Problem Renters

    Renting seems like the perfect way to mitigate the costs of an extra home that won’t sell; the intended course of action when a property was purchased for an unbelievable price, or many of the other reasons that people become landlords. Although it seems like a fail-proof plan on the surface, becoming ...
  31. 5 Worst U.S. Housing Markets

    If you are looking for a house, these tough markets might provide good prices and flexible sellers.
  32. Should You Cash Out When You Refinance?

    If you want to cash out, make sure you’re doing it for the right reasons.
  33. Is Taking Out A HELOC Right For You?

    Assuming you have enough equity to qualify, taking out a HELOC might be a good financial move.
  34. Top 5 Things Men Spend Money On

    How do men spend their disposable income and why do they buy the things they buy?
  35. 5 Mistakes Real Estate Investors Should Avoid

    Don't let a slow real estate market drag you down - steer clear of these pitfalls.
  36. Top Tips For First-Time Home Buyers

    Follow this step-by-step guide to make your homeownership dreams a reality.
  37. The Cost Of Ignoring Termites

    Termites can cause serious damage and are a threat that should be insured against through regular maintenance and treatment.
  38. How To Get The Best Return On Your Home Renos

    If you're trying to improve the value of your home, these home renovation projects are your best bets.
  39. 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.
  40. The 5 Worst Financial Moves You Can Make Right Now

    In these uncertain times, it's easy to make rash decisions in an effort to secure your finances, but these decisions can cost you in the long run.
  41. 10 Tips For Getting A Fair Price On A Home

    Don't let buying a home bust your budget. Make sure the house you choose is worth the price you pay.
  42. How To Get A Cheaper Mortgage

    For many people, a home is the most expensive purchase they’ll ever make. Naturally, getting the best rate on a mortgage loan is vital, as even a half-point rate reduction can mean thousands of dollars in your pocket.
  43. How To Reduce Auto Insurance Costs

    Owners can decrease their costs by following a few simple steps.
  44. Selling Your House? Avoid These Mistakes

    Don't put the sale of your home at risk by committing one of these dirty deeds.
  45. Buying Foreclosures At A Bargain Price

    Learn how to buy a foreclosed home at a discount.
  46. Fall Home Renovation Projects

    Fall is an important transition season for home improvement projects. With the cold of winter coming, getting the house and yard prepared will save you money in the long run.
  47. 3 High-Pressure Home Improvement Sales Tactics

    Vendors selling products related to the improvement of your home can be some of the most challenging salespeople to deal with.
  48. The Economics Of A Backyard Garden

    Growing your own vegetable garden is a hobby that may keep some money in your wallet ... or not.
  49. 5 Renovations That Are Cheaper In The Summer

    Ideas for projects that can be completed more efficiently in the summer and may save you time and money along the way.
  50. 5 U.S. Cities Too Expensive To Buy A House In

    Whether it's the lifestyle or career opportunities, these cities continue to attract people putting pressure on available land and housing.
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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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