mortgage

What You Need to Know About Homeowners' Associations

A home in an HOA may come with fabulous amenities, services, and sense of community. It will also come with a cost.

5 Reasons a Home Sale Could Fall Through

Your house is on the market, and you finally got an offer. Done deal, right? Not so fast...

Why I Choose to Rent Instead of Buy

Some say that homeownership is the smarter financial move, but for many folks, renting is just the better call.

8 Times You Need to Walk Away From Your Dream Home

You've found the home you've always dreamed of. Make sure you're not walking into a nightmare, instead.

How to Make Ends Meet When You're House Poor

Home is meant to be a haven. If it's leaving you racked with debt (and stress), it's time to consider these options.

Pay These 6 Bills First When Money Is Tight

If your monthly budget just went bust, make sure to prioritize these important bill payments first.

8 Signs You're Paying Too Much for Your Mortgage

If home sweet home is sapping your savings, you're likely paying too much for your mortgage.

Best Money Tips: Effective Ways to Pay Off Your Mortgage Fast

Today we found articles on effective ways to pay off your mortgage fast, simple ways to fend off colds and flus, and over 100 ways to save money on your wedding.

8 Money Moves to Make the Moment You Get a Promotion

A promotion isn't an invitation to launch a spending spree. Make these smart, responsible money moves instead.

9 Ways Being Too Responsible Can Cost You

It's always smart to do the sensible thing, right? Usually — until being sensible starts costing you real money.

4 Phone Calls That Will Save You Big Every Month

Shave dollars off your most expensive bills with one simple move — pick up the phone!

3 Times a Refinance Is the Wrong Move

A mortgage refinance can save you tons, right? Not always.

Prioritize These 5 Bills When You're Short on Cash

Late payments happen. But for these major bills, you need to get them paid on time — or face the consequences.

Why You Should Be Saving Big With Bi-Weekly Mortgage Payments

Paying your mortgage every couple of weeks instead of monthly can shave thousands in interest costs, but going bi-weekly is not a simple as it seems.

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.

6 Financial Mistakes to Stop Making by Age 40

By your 40s, personal finance shouldn't be a mystery. If you're still making these six money mistakes, it's time to enforce some changes.

5 Clever Tax Shelters Anyone Can Use

Reduce your tax burden by brushing up on some easy ways to reduce your taxes. It's simpler than you think.

4 Steps to Finding Your Mortgage Lender

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

Here's What to Do If You Can't Afford Your Mortgage Payment

If tough finances have made you miss some mortgage payments, it's time to get proactive with your lender — and your budget.

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.