A vacation home is a lifetime dream. For retirees, living the dream comes with an extra dose of reality.
These turning points in your life bring critical money matters to the table. Are you ready?
You dream of kissing the renters' life goodbye, but not so fast. You might not be ready to be a homeowner just yet.
New homeownership comes with more new terms and phrases than one can keep up with. Don't be embarrassed to ask these questions!
Personal finance is best handled with numbers — accurate numbers. These great online calculators have you covered, no math skills required.
Buying a home can be seem scary — and complicated. But if you keep these basics in mind, you'll soon have the home of your dreams.
The names Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae probably ring a bell, especially if you've applied for a mortgage lately — but who or what, are they, exactly?
Sure, many of us manage our money online or on our smartphones these days, but it's still smart to pop into your local bank once-in-awhile.
Buying a home for the first time can be super stressful. Get your finances move-in ready before you start your hunt, and it'll go easier than you expect.
If late loan payments have snowballed into default, don't panic. It's time to dust yourself off and get back on track.
The Fed raised its benchmark rate last December and — almost nothing changed? Now, just why, exactly?
Divorce is messy. And step one is figuring out how to split ways with your biggest shared asset; your home.
Ready to make a house a home? Get a leg up on a mortgage application by knowing what lenders are looking for.
Make the transition to retirement a little easier by taking care of few personal finance tasks before your income shrinks.
A foreclosure stings, but you can rebuild. Here's what it will do to your credit, and the steps to take to get it back.
Refinancing to a lower mortgage may sound like a no-brainer, but if you're close to retirement, consider these complications.
You have equity in your home, and you need to borrow money. Should you turn to a HELOC or a home equity loan?
Before you seal the deal on a new house, ask yourself: Are you prepared for the investment? Run through these questions first.
With an FHA loan you don't need great credit — nor a lot of cash — to get into a home. What's the catch?
A 15-year mortgage is a lot cheaper than a 30-year mortgage. You should probably choose the 30-year loan anyway.
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