Haunted Houses Are Hunted Houses
October 19, 2017 |
The housing market is so tight, even haunted houses are desirable.
Curb Shopping: 6 Tips For Shopping The Ultimate Clearance Rack
October 17, 2017 |
When it comes to shopping, you can’t beat “free.”
Apartment Rental Costs Vary Drastically Around the Country
September 29, 2017 |
Apartments across the country vary widely in cost. The most expensive city in the country costs six times as much as the cheapest.
We’re Not Sure If We’re In A Housing Bubble
September 28, 2017 |
And it’s making us nervous about buying property
Won’t You Be My (Rich) Neighbor?
September 25, 2017 |
Million-dollar neighborhoods are on the rise all over the country, with some metro areas seeing huge spikes while others are experiencing major drops.
The Best Places to Live Richer Aren’t the Most Expensive
September 20, 2017 |
Average household income, home prices, and childcare costs are the best in New Hampshire, making it the best state to live a rich life.
Housing is Still Americans’ Favorite Long-Term Investment
September 13, 2017 |
People say sinking money into the housing market is the safest way to shore up cash, but is it?
Is Homeownership No Longer the American Dream?
September 8, 2017 |
More Americans are reconsidering whether they should own their house.
A Third of Millennials Are Becoming Homeowners for Dogs Instead of Marriage
September 5, 2017 |
Only gaining more space and building equity were more compelling reasons to buy for the generations.
Millennials Are Most on Top of Their Credit
September 1, 2017 |
They keep a closer eye on it than any other generation.
Is Mortgage Really Considered “Good Debt”?
August 30, 2017 |
A reader wants to know when too much of a good thing is bad.
Millennials Want to Buy Homes
August 28, 2017 |
And understand they need credit to buy them, even if it might mean fewer lattes
The Rent vs. Buy Debate Continues
August 21, 2017 |
In some states, it is cheaper to own a home, but there are some states where owning a home is more expensive than renting one.
Older Used Cars Are Stolen More Than Newer Models
August 15, 2017 |
Hondas, plus Ford and Chevy pickups are the favorite vehicles of thieves
Homeownership Considered Best Path To Longterm Savings
August 10, 2017 |
The rub? More than half of Americans worry they can’t afford it
Gen Xers Have Owned Homes Longer — Yet Owe Slightly Less Than Millennials
August 10, 2017 |
Because of the recession, Gen Xers are still struggling to pay off the majority of their mortgages — and are falling behind older and younger generations in the process.
What’s In a Name? Your Home Value Could Be
August 7, 2017 |
Named Stuart, Anna or Peter? You’re more likely to have a higher home value.
Renters Save By Staying Put
August 3, 2017 |
People who move more often pay more than those who don’t.
Moving Saved The Groovy Family a Ton
July 26, 2017 |
Once they relocated, they set their sights on their retirement goals.
How Can I Stop Sweating About My HVAC Loan?
July 19, 2017 |
A reader declared bankruptcy, but her air conditioning unit is the real problem now.
Selling Your Home? Make It Blue-tiful
July 7, 2017 |
On average, homes with blue bathrooms sold for $5,440 more than those without blue bathrooms.
The Financial Panther Avoided Lifestyle Inflation
July 5, 2017 |
And he embraced the personal finance community as he paid down debt.
College Grads Moving Back To Mom’s And Dad’s
June 6, 2017 |
College graduates value their degrees even though they can’t afford to live on their own.
QUIZ: Do You Know American Spending Habits?
June 5, 2017 |
It’s like a really sad version of ‘The Price is Right,’ because the only prize is knowing how people budget
Here’s How To Lower Your Homeowners Insurance By Two-Thirds [map]
June 5, 2017 |
It’s not as simple as it sounds, but also not as hard as it looks: Raise your credit score.
Working on the Weekend
May 16, 2017 |
Almost three quarters of Americans put in a full day of work over the weekend every month.
Should You Hire a Service to Negotiate Your Cable and Other Bills?
May 12, 2017 |
We tried out one of these services. Results? Meh.
Babysitters Make Much More Than Minimum Wage
May 3, 2017 |
The national average for babysitting is nearly $14 an hour while minimum wage workers are still making $7.25 an hour.
How to Refinance Your Car Loan for Long-Haul Savings
April 28, 2017 |
In spite of recent interest rates hikes, you may still be able to save money by refinancing.
Millennials Figure Out The Housing Market
April 25, 2017 |
They don’t believe in the “American Dream,” but want to move on with adulthood.
It’s a Seller’s Market, but What Are They Going to Buy?
April 18, 2017 |
Low inventory on homes means sellers may not find a new place to live.
We Can’t Afford to Live in Most Major Cities
April 18, 2017 |
Miami, Florida is the number one city in America where people struggle to live comfortably, but the median income isn’t high enough in 80 percent of our biggest cities.
20 Simple Hacks to Make Your Stuff Last Longer
April 7, 2017 |
You can save a lot of money by not having to replace things as often.
Women Won’t See Equal Pay Until 2248
April 4, 2017 |
For Equal Pay Day, women are still far behind men and won’t see equal pay for more than 200 years.
How You’re Going to Get Hacked This Year
March 23, 2017 |
The Internet of Things and stolen fingerprints are among the biggest scam predictions for 2017.
Your Auto Insurance Premiums Are Going Up
March 21, 2017 |
Depending on where you live, your costs could be up by more than 60 percent.
Before You Sign Up for That Cool New Monthly Subscription…
March 16, 2017 |
…consider the hell of trying to cancel it
Digging Holes Helped Andrew From Family Money Plan Pay Down Debt
March 8, 2017 |
Manual labor stinks, but it certainly helped him think toward the future.