Home & Auto

  1. 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.
  2. 4 Key Factors That Drive The Real Estate Market

    Whether you are investing directly or indirectly in property, you need to know the factors that affect its value.
  3. How Long Until Your Hybrid Pays Off?

    Buying a hybrid vehicle to save money on fuel costs is an appealing idea, but how long will you have to drive that fuel-sipper to break even on the high price tag?
  4. 6 Apps That Can Save You Money On Your Car

    These apps are designed help you save on gas, maintenance and parking - and most of them are free.
  5. Unique Insurance Policies You Should Consider

    You may have basic insurance plans for your car and your home, but check out these unusual – but still practical options.
  6. The 5 Most Overlooked Problems In A Home Inspection

    Home inspectors aren't guaranteed (or required) to catch every flaw in your next home. Here are five ways you can protect your most expensive investment.
  7. Canadian Mortgage Changes You Need To Know

    Canada is changing the rules for issuing mortgages, including length and equity requirements. Learn how these changes will change the real estate market and the economy.
  8. Buying A Car: The Worst Investment?

    An automobile is considered to be one of the worst investments that can be made, but there are ways to turn that negative into some positive gains.
  9. Getting Help With Your Down Payment

    It's not as easy as it once was to save for a down payment, but these tips can help give you a head start.
  10. A Prospective Homeowner Countdown

    Looking to make a move in the spring? Find out what you should be taking care of now.
  11. Ways To Save Money At The Pump

    Minor things such as idle time reduction and proper car maintenance can have significant long-term effects on your gas budget.
  12. The Beginner's Guide To Homeowners' Insurance

    Discover everything new homeowners need to know before they sign on the dotted line.
  13. 5 Reverse Mortgage Scams

    Reverse mortgages can be a valuable financial tool, but the mortgage market is fraught with scams and schemes.
  14. Baby Boomers Beware: Financial Fraud That Targets Seniors

    Unfortunately, you can never retire from being the target of financial scams.
  15. The Truth About Real Estate Prices

    Historical housing price data suggests ongoing increases in housing prices, but these numbers don't tell the whole truth.
  16. Top 10 Tips For A Financially Safe Retirement

    You've worked hard to secure enough to retire, so make sure you keep it safe.
  17. Top 10 Tips For Buying Your First Home In 2011

    Buying your first home can be an exhilarating experience, provided you do some research, stay within a comfortable budget and work with reputable professionals who will guide you through the process.
  18. 5 Risky Mortgage Types To Avoid

    There are plenty of ways to end up with a bad mortgage. The risks of these five should make every homebuyer think twice before signing.
  19. 7 Mortgage Trends To Expect In 2011

    How will the year compare to 2010? What's likely to be different?
  20. Ways To Slash Your Home Energy Bill

    Upgrading household appliances to more energy-efficient models can slash your utilities bill.
  21. 9 For-Sale-By-Owner Mistakes

    Avoiding these errors will help ensure that your home sells quickly while allowing you to keep that commission fee for yourself.
  22. Water Cooler Finance: Barack Obama Vs. The World

    This week saw mixed indicators of our nation's financial stability - while jobless claims are down, housing prices are still in turmoil.
  23. Understanding Mortgage-Backed Securities

    Find out the meaning of this popular asset-backed security and its benefits for banks and investors.
  24. Top Tips For Year-End Car Buying

    'Tis the season to purchase new wheels, and these tips will help you drive away with the best price.
  25. 5 Ways To Buy A Used Car

    Buying a used car usually takes a little extra effort, but it can save most buyers a considerable amount of money.
  26. Top 10 Tips For A Financially Safe Retirement

    You've worked hard to secure enough to retire, so make sure you keep it safe.
  27. 5 Ways To Buy A Foreclosed Home

    There is no shortage of foreclosure properties. Find out how you can buy one for yourself.
  28. The 5 Biggest Mistakes Home Sellers Make

    Avoiding these common missteps will help make sure that your home doesn't end up sitting on the market.
  29. How To Compare The Costs Of Renting With Homeownership

    Trulia's "Rent Vs. Buy" index is a suitable, though not all-encompassing, tool for determining your next living arrangement.
  30. Should You Buy A House At Auction?

    The traditional real estate market isn't the only place to conduct your home search. Auctions also bring many buying opportunities.
  31. Top Grossing Cartoon Movies

    Recently, animated movies have been capturing the attention of both children and adults, and in the process, have attracted enormous revenue.
  32. 5 Long-Term Consequences Of The Recession

    Apart from the headlines about jobs, this recession is doing damage in other areas that goes unnoticed.
  33. 5 Ways To Buy A Used Car

    Buying a used car usually takes a little extra effort, but it can save buyers a considerable amount of money.
  34. 5 Real Estate Fears That Keep You From Buying

    Don't let these concerns stop you from owning your own home. Learn how to overcome common home-buying fears and feel confident in signing your mortgage.
  35. 5 Real Estate Fears That Keep You From Buying

    Don't let these concerns stop you from owning your own home. Learn how to overcome common home-buying fears and feel confident in signing your mortgage.
  36. 5 Extreme Recession Real Estate Buys

    The recent economic downturn and mortgage crisis have put many real estate values in the basement. Find out about the unbelievable property prices that are popping up around the U.S.
  37. Top Homebuyer Tradeoffs

    What are you willing to sacrifice when you buy a new home?
  38. 18 Do-It-Yourself Projects To Boost Home Value

    These home upgrades can be achieved for surprisingly little money.
  39. The Story Behind The Foreclosure Crisis

    One little house in Maine could end up costing the mortgage industry a large amount of money.
  40. House Price Vs. Interest Rate: Which Is More Important?

    Deciding which factor is more important can make a difference in monthly payments, ability to move and Homowners Association fees.
  41. Can You Make Money Renting Your Property?

    Current market conditions may make your home a tough sell. It could be time to consider renting your property until a profitable sale is possible.
  42. Top 6 Home Renovation Scams To Avoid

    Renovations are stressful, but if you rush through important details you could fall prey to one of these scams.
  43. Home Winterizing Tips That Work

    Pick up a few of these tested tips, and you can help control those energy and financial leaks before they start!
  44. Top 8 House-Hunting Mistakes

    Searching for a house is a pressure filled task filled with quick decisions which could affect your financial future. Here are 8 common mistakes made by house-hunters.
  45. 7 Austerity Measures For Your Personal Budget

    Many European countries are implementing tough austerity measures to curb their spending. Find out how you can do the same to your household budget.
  46. 9 Things To Know Before You Refinance Your Mortgage

    Whether or not a mortgage refinance is right for you depends more on individual circumstances than this week's mortgage interest rates.
  47. A Map To The Year's Best Shopping Deals

    We'll go through the best times of the year to buy different major life purchases, and see how you can plan your year's purchases around sales.
  48. 6 Ways To Save On Fall Maintenance

    With autumn arriving, those seasonal chores can really add up.
  49. 10 Tips For Getting A Fair Price On A Home

    When you're shopping for a home, it's important to understand how homes are priced so you can make a sound investment and reach a fair agreement with the seller. Using these tips, you'll be able to make a confident and well-informed offer on any home in any market.
  50. The Ins And Outs Of Seller-Financed Real Estate Deals

    There's more than one way to buy or sell a house. Seller financing presents yet another unique option.
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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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