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8 Credit Mistakes That Could Hurt Your Mortgage Application

Before you send in your mortgage application, there are 8 things you must fix to have the best chance at getting approved.

Chase Total Checking and Savings: Easy Everyday Banking

Chase Total Checking and Checking comes with several services to make banking easier and more convenient for their customers. Are they enough to get you on board?

4 Steps to Finding Your Mortgage Lender

Buying a new home? Finding the right lender could save you big.

Start Investing Today: Acorns Lets You Invest Your Change While You Shop

What if you were able to automatically invest some money, every day, in small stress-free amounts? Could investing be that simple? Yep. Just sign up for Acorns.

12 Crucial Things Homebuyers Overlook at Open Houses

Know the difference between the things that matter and those that don't, when looking at an open house.

Earn Up to $500 Bonus from Capital One 360 Savings

For a limited time, open your first Capital One 360 Savings Account and earn up to a $500 bonus!

When Is the Best Time to Lock in a Mortgage Rate?

Knowing exactly when to lock in a mortgage rate can make a big difference on the cost of your home.

Mortgage Application Declined? Here’s How to Respond

If your mortgage application was declined, there's still hope! Take these five simple steps to get back on track.

5 Appraisal Facts That Could Save You Big Money

A low appraisal may cost you a home loan or sale. Check out these tips on getting the appraisal you need.

How to Simultaneously Buy and Sell a House

Buying and selling a house simultaneously? Review this 14-step checklist — or risk getting shut out.

11 Small Ways to Make Your Mom Happy

Easy and frugal ways to bring a big smile to your mother's face.

Capital One 360: A Competitive Banking Option

CapOne 360 is a great option for those looking for low fees and great interest rates!

7 Ways Auto-Payments Can Screw You

Auto-pay can be a convenient way to pay for regularly billed goods and services. As with other conveniences, that benefit comes at a price.

Read This to Maximize Your Rewards and Cash Back This Holiday Season

Holiday shopping can batter your budget. Take maximum advantage of credit card reward programs to ease the spending pain.

How Cash Rewards Credit Cards Really Work

Confused by the proliferating credit card rewards programs? Find out what terms to avoid — and which ones will really save you money.

11 Ways Your Credit Card Will Save You Money While Holiday Shopping

For responsible cardholders who pay off balances every month, buying with plastic can mean real savings on gifts and much more.

5 Ways to Protect Yourself From Credit Card Data Breaches

Seems like big credit card data heists happen every week. Protect your credit and your identity with some common sense security.

Never Use Cash for These 11 Things

Living the cash-only lifestyle can be good for your budget — except when it isn't. Learn why some purchases are best made on credit.

How One Inspiring Saver Found True Love, Shook Off Debt Denial, and Paid Off $123,000

In today's debt story, a young dentist fixes his bad "debt-al" hygiene with help from his future wife — and some smart saving choices.

This One Ratio Is the Key to a Good Credit Score

Understanding this key credit scoring ratio may be the secret to unlocking a higher credit score. The math is simple, and so is the strategy.