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How Much Mortgage Can I Afford?
How much you can afford to borrow depends on a number of factors, not just what a bank is willing to lend you.
Home Ownership Investment: Risks and Benefits
Home ownership comes with benefits and risks. You must consider both before you sign on the dotted line.
Life Insurance: What It Is, How It Works, and How To Buy a Policy
Life insurance is a contract in which an insurer, in exchange for a premium, guarantees payment to an insured’s beneficiaries when the insured dies.
Do Co-op Apartments Ban Getting Home Equity Loans?
A home equity loan lets you tap into your equity without selling or refinancing your house, but getting one can be tricky if you own a co-op.
Examining the Health of the Stock Market with Dr. Ed Yardeni
In Episode 97 of the Investopedia Express with Caleb Silver, we speak with Ed Yardeni, founder and president of the sell-side consulting firm Yardeni Research. We discuss the recent moves within the stock market, and whether or not markets have bottomed.
Firsts for American Women
Women who broke barriers in politics, business, and social movements.
5 Types of Private Mortgage Insurance (PMI)
If you’re making a down payment of less than 20% on a home, it’s important to understand your options for private mortgage insurance (PMI).
What Is a Home Inspection Contingency and Why Is It Important?
A home inspection contingency gives buyers a chance to identify major issues with a home prior to closing. Find out what a home inspection includes.
10 Tips for Getting a Fair Price on a Home
Make sure the house you choose is worth the price you pay. Here are 10 tips on how to get a good price for a home.
Using Your Savings on a Mortgage Down Payment
There are numerous low-down-payment mortgage options out there, but sometimes it makes sense to build up your savings so you can borrow less.