Many homeowners are still digging out from the housing crash. While we'd all rather have some equity, being underwater isn't always bad.
A home is one of life's biggest purchases. Long before you're ready to buy, prepare for the big step by making these smart money moves.
We all know that bad credit makes borrowing hard, but it can also crimp your lifestyle in other ways. Live a fuller life with better credit!
When an emergency occurs — and you don't have an emergency fund — you may be need to borrow. Skip these terrible loan offers if you can!
There's nothing frugal about borrowing to support a lavish lifestyle. But for essential big purchases, it's okay to visit your bank.
You need to borrow money for a big purchase — how much can you really afford to borrow? Use these financial rules of thumb to find out.
With so many banks — and credit unions! — vying for your business, it can be hard to choose. Here's how to find the bank that works for you.
If you're looking for a new car, use this simple rule to put yourself in the driver's seat while remaining in control of your car expenses.
"Set it and forget it" shouldn't necessarily be your life insurance motto. Here's what to consider if you're shopping for a better policy.
Today we found some fantastic articles on paying off student loans, personalizing your office space, and questions to ask before you quit your job.
Lending money to friends or family is a generous thing to do, but it can also strain on your relationship. Read this to help decide whether or not you should.
Co-signing a loan for anyone, including your child or best friend, could affect your credit. What to know before you sign.
Over the past few years, consumers have been increasingly aware of the importance of a credit score. It is a good idea to learn as much you can about this important number.
Having excellent credit will allow you to have your pick of cheaper loans with potentially higher limits. To those who need financing, we offer a few suggestions where you can see
In an effort to fix the credit crunch, the American Recovery Reinvestment Act authorized $730 million in funding for the SBA. Only one problem: There may not be a small business
With credit at its tightest in over ten years, banks are hurting. For successful borrowers, that means loan terms and conditions may be more negotiable then ever.
Establishing the collateral value of an asset is often a point of contention in loan negotiations. Here are some rules-of-thumb to help you understand how a lender's likely to v
Are you on top of your debt – both logistically and emotionally? Do you maximize value while minimizing interest rates? Do you know what the different types of loans are, and how t
The housing and mortgage industries took a giant leap backwards last year. Read about what you need to do if you are finally ready to buy the home you've been looking for.
If you've got a lot of loans under your belt, you'll want to make sure that you're able to manage them well, or risk wrecking your credit by making a late payment somewhere. Deali
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