Home & Auto

  1. Consumer Products That Depreciate The Most (And Least)

    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 ...
  2. 9 Easy Ways To Increase Your Gas Mileage

    9 Easy Ways To Increase Your Gas Mileage

    Improved gas mileage is good for you, good for your car and good for the environment.
  3. 4 Key Factors That Drive The Real Estate Market

    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.
  4. Find Your Dream Home For Less

    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.
  5. 6 Ways To Save On Insurance

    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 ...
  6. How Long Until Your Hybrid Pays Off?

    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 ...
  7. 6 Apps That Can Save You Money On Your Car

    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.
  8. Unique Insurance Policies You Should Consider

    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. ...
  9. The 5 Most Overlooked Problems In A Home Inspection

    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 ...
  10. Canadian Mortgage Changes You Need To Know

    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 ...
  11. Buying A Car: The Worst Investment?

    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 ...
  12. Getting Help With Your Down Payment

    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.
  13. A Prospective Homeowner Countdown

    A Prospective Homeowner Countdown

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

    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. ...
  15. 5 Reverse Mortgage Scams

    5 Reverse Mortgage Scams

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

    Baby Boomers Beware: Financial Fraud That Targets Seniors

    Unfortunately, you can never retire from being the target of financial scams.
  17. Top 10 Tips For A Financially Safe Retirement

    Top 10 Tips For A Financially Safe Retirement

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

    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 ...
  19. 5 Risky Mortgage Types To Avoid

    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 ...
  20. 7 Mortgage Trends To Expect In 2011

    7 Mortgage Trends To Expect In 2011

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

    Ways To Slash Your Home Energy Bill

    Upgrading household appliances to more energy-efficient models can slash your utilities bill.
  22. 9 For-Sale-By-Owner Mistakes

    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. ...
  23. Water Cooler Finance: Barack Obama Vs. The World

    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 ...
  24. Understanding Mortgage-Backed Securities

    Understanding Mortgage-Backed Securities

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

    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.
  26. 5 Ways To Buy A Foreclosed Home

    5 Ways To Buy A Foreclosed Home

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

    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.
  28. How To Compare The Costs Of Renting With Homeownership

    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. ...
  29. Should You Buy A House At Auction?

    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. ...
  30. Top Grossing Cartoon Movies

    Top Grossing Cartoon Movies

    Recently, animated movies have been capturing the attention of both children and adults, and in the process, have attracted ...
  31. 5 Long-Term Consequences Of The Recession

    5 Long-Term Consequences Of The Recession

    Apart from the headlines about jobs, this recession is doing damage in other areas that goes unnoticed.
  32. 5 Ways To Buy A Used Car

    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.
  33. 5 Real Estate Fears That Keep You From Buying

    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 ...
  34. 5 Extreme Recession Real Estate Buys

    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 ...
  35. The Story Behind The Foreclosure Crisis

    The Story Behind The Foreclosure Crisis

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

    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 ...
  37. Top 6 Home Renovation Scams To Avoid

    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.
  38. Can You Make Money Renting Your Property?

    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 ...
  39. Home Winterizing Tips That Work

    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!
  40. 7 Austerity Measures For Your Personal Budget

    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 ...
  41. 9 Things To Know Before You Refinance Your Mortgage

    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 ...
  42. A Map To The Year's Best Shopping Deals

    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 ...
  43. 6 Ways To Save On Fall Maintenance

    6 Ways To Save On Fall Maintenance

    With autumn arriving, those seasonal chores can really add up.
  44. 10 Tips For Getting A Fair Price On A Home

    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 ...
  45. The Ins And Outs Of Seller-Financed Real Estate Deals

    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.
  46. Top 5 Signs Of A Bad Real Estate Agent

    Top 5 Signs Of A Bad Real Estate Agent

    The signs of a bad agent go beyond whether your home sells quickly.
  47. Why Your First Home Shouldn't Be Your Dream Home

    Why Your First Home Shouldn't Be Your Dream Home

    It pays to settle for less, when purchasing your first home.
  48. 6 Neighborhood Red Flags

    6 Neighborhood Red Flags

    Before your next home purchase, make sure to inspect the quality of your neighborhood.
  49. 5 Expensive (And Unexpected) Things That Can Happen To Your Home

    5 Expensive (And Unexpected) Things That Can Happen To Your Home

    These perils can put a dent in the value of one of your biggest assets. Find out how to prevent them.
  50. For Sale By Owner (FSBO)

    For Sale By Owner (FSBO)

    Selling your own home can save you the commissions that a real estate agent would charge, but are the savings worth it? Discover ...
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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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