Home & Auto

  1. What The New Mortgage Lending Rules Really Mean

    Every mortgage rule change has consequences for borrowers, lenders, the housing market and the broader economy.
  2. How To Create A Real Estate Bidding War

    There are still many areas in the United States that are attractive enough to buyers that you can start a good, old-fashioned bidding war on your property.
  3. The Factors That Will Cause $6-Per-Gallon Gas

    Find out why some analysts believe we could soon be paying six dollars per gallon for gas.
  4. Avoid Foreclosure: How To Handle An Underwater Mortgage

    Foreclosure is the biggest fear of any struggling homeowner. These tips just might save your credit rating.
  5. Landscaping On A Budget

    It's easier to hire an expensive contractor to fulfill your landscaping needs but you can do it yourself at a much lower cost.
  6. How To Avoid Medical Debt

    Find out what you can do to avoid a financial meltdown when there's a medical emergency.
  7. Buying A Home As A Couple: What Changes, What Doesn't

    If you are considering buying a home as a couple, make sure you know what changes if you and your partner aren't married.
  8. Expensive Purchases That Can Save You Money

    When making a big-ticket purchase, consider the savings along with the costs.
  9. Mortgage Options For Underwater Homeowners

    Find out what options are available when your mortgage is greater than the value of your home.
  10. How To Value A Real Estate Investment Property

    Make sure you know what your real estate investment is worth before you sign the ownership papers.
  11. When (And When Not) To Refinance Your Mortgage

    There are both good and bad reasons to refinance. Learn more about both here.
  12. The $100 Million House: What It Really Costs

    Billionaire Yuri Milner just broke the record for the highest priced sale of a single family home in America - but it's even more expensive that it sounds.
  13. Tips For Dealing With A Renovations Contractor

    It pays to take the time and choose the right contractor for your next big home renovation project.
  14. 10 Car Insurance Myths

    Things that are believed to raise insurance premium rates, rental car insurance, etc.
  15. 5 Myths About Homeowner's Insurance

    Many homeowners believe their policies will cover them for any and all damages, but the reality can be an expensive surprise.
  16. How To Stage Your Home For A Quick Sale

    Learn how to make your house appealing to the largest number of buyers and increase your chances at a fast sale.
  17. The Lowdown On Low-Fee Real Estate Agents

    Find out how the services of low-commission real estate agents comapare to full-service realtors.
  18. Tips For Spring Home Buying

    Springtime brings a unique set of challenges when house shopping. These are some of the most common ones.
  19. 5 Things You Need To Be Pre-Approved For A Mortgage

    Before you can get serious about buying a home, you need to get pre-approval for a mortgage. Learn what you need to speed up the approval process.
  20. 6 Ways To Save On DIY Projects

    Find out where to spend your cash - and where to save it - when renovating your home.
  21. 7 Homeowner Costs Renters Don't Pay

    There are many factors to consider when comparing buying to renting. Learn more here.
  22. 8 Things You Need To Know Before Renting A Car

    There's a lot you may not know about renting a car. Knowing these tips will save you money while still getting where you want to go.
  23. Fix Or Replace: Thinking Ahead On Home Repairs

    When something breaks, how do you decide whether to fix it or throw it away? We provide some tips.
  24. 5 Ways To Save On Real Estate Fees

    Even a 1% reduction in real estate commissions can save you thousands of dollars.
  25. How To Negotiate A Great Price On A Car

    The sticker price on a car is rarely the final word - these tips and tricks will help you walk away from a dealership with the best deal possible.
  26. Calculating The Mortgage Interest Tax Deduction

    The amount of money you save by paying your mortgage off quickly will far exceed any benefit from the mortgage interest tax deduction.
  27. 5 Tips For Dealing With Car Dealers

    Negotiating with car salesmen becomes a lot easier if you follow these five easy steps.
  28. 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.
  29. Canadians: The 5 Fastest Ways To Save For A Down Payment

    Some methods of saving for a down payment are faster than others. Here are five tried and true ways to get into a house faster.
  30. 5 Driving Myths That Cost You Money

    In theory, these fuel-saving methods have some merit, but in practice many of these tips are ineffective, unsafe or both.
  31. 7 Bad Reasons To Refinance Your Mortgage

    When low mortgage rates are everywhere, it might seem like a good time to refinance. Make sure you are doing it for the right reasons.
  32. How To Live Rich For A Lot Less

    Here are some simple steps you can take to live well without being wealthy.
  33. 6 Things To Do Before You Call A Real Estate Agent

    There's a lot of work to be done before you pick up the phone to list your property.
  34. 2011 Cars With The Highest Resale Value

    A vehicle is one of the fastest-depreciating assets you own. But not every car loses value at the same rate. Check out the 2011 cars that best retained their resale value.
  35. Why There's No Such Thing As A Bad Real Estate Market

    Sometimes a "bad" market can be the best thing for you.
  36. 6 Ways To Write Off Your Car Expenses

    Reduce the cost of owning and maintaining a car with these clever tax tips.
  37. 6 Summer Jobs That Led To Celebrity Careers

    From tech-savvy jobs to giant chicken suits, peruse the humble beginnings to illustrious careers. Some jobs don't end, per say, they just get much, much better.
  38. 7 Fun And Practical Ways To Spend Your Tax Refund

    Discover some tips on how to spend your money in a way that balances emotional and financial health.
  39. 7 Energy-Efficient Solutions For Spring

    No matter your plans, give them an energy efficient angle to help trim the baggage off your bills.
  40. How To Avoid Buying A "Lemon" Product

    A lack of information can lead people into bad purchases and bad investments. Find out how you can avoid these lemons.
  41. How Real Estate Agents Sell Their Homes For More

    A well-publicized statistic finds that when real estate agents sell their own homes, they tend to get a higher price. But why?
  42. 10 Tips For Getting The Lowest Car Insurance

    For many, car insurance is a costly, but necessary, expense. And while drivers can't avoid insurance payments, they can follow these tips for making their rates more reasonable.
  43. 5 Car Insurance Add-Ons You Don't (Always) Need

    We'll look at the types of car insurance that you can avoid to save some money on your monthly premium.
  44. 6 Ways To Save On Insurance

    Love it or hate it, insurance policies are a necessary expense in everyone's life. Learn the top tricks for saving money on your various insurance policies.
  45. 6 Simple Car Mods That Actually Save Fuel

    Check out these simple and effective ways to turn your car into a fuel-sipping cash-saver.
  46. Introduction To Investment Real Estate

    Real estate, like other investments, carries specific risks and rewards. Find out what investment real estate is and what it can do for you.
  47. 7 Insurance Tricks That Cost You Money

    Not all insurance companies are out to get you, but you should still learn how to save money when dealing with unscrupulous insurers.
  48. Consumer Products That Depreciate The Most (And Least)

    Your new car may not hold its value as well as that old collectible toy you kept in perfect condition. Find out which purchases will still be worth something in the years to come.
  49. 9 Easy Ways To Increase Your Gas Mileage

    Improved gas mileage is good for you, good for your car and good for the environment.
  50. Find Your Dream Home For Less

    If you think you can't afford your dream home, check out these compromises that could make it happen.
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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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