It might seem like everyone under the sun gets approved for a mortgage, but don't be fooled — home loans are no joke. Make these money moves before applying.
That little white money lie might seem innocent enough, but watch out — you could get in big trouble.
Owning real estate is considered a great investment. Even sweeter? All the tax breaks that come along with it.
Home title insurance is one more fee in the closing costs pile. Do you really need it?
Just because you've left the working world behind, doesn't mean you can leave the credit world behind. Here's how to keep your credit score golden, too.
Your credit card provider might offer your credit score —for free! — every month. Here's what you need to know about that complimentary number.
After two not-so-successful attempts at a mortgage re-fi, Max is ready with a plan. Will the third time be the charm?
Tick tock, the year's almost up! Before 2017 comes ringing in, make sure you check off these last-minute ways to cut your '16 tax bill.
Reverse mortgages are growing in demand as the population ages. This means more of these homes will be hitting the market, too.
Retirement may seem like a distant dot on the horizon, but if you make these costly money moves today, you'll really regret it later.
Rent versus buy is an age-old housing conundrum. Make the decision easy with some math that's easy to figure.
First time homebuyers can be left scrambling to cover these last-minute costs. Don't get blindsided on your way to your new home!
Owning your home outright is a huge achievement. Weigh these options first, though, before tackling your mortgage early.
Owning too much house often leads to your house owning you. Avoid becoming house poor with a radical approach to housing costs.
Life is full of tough decisions. Like, whether it's better to tap your retirement savings or home equity when you need cash.
Max is facing one of the biggest decisions in her budget challenge yet — should she sell her house? The decision is amusingly complex.
No mortgage? No problem. You can still purchase the home of your dreams.
Find the perfect new home right from the comfort of your couch. Isn't technology wonderful?
With slimmer pickings in the housing market, bidding wars abound. Don't let your dream home get swept out from under you with these negotiation tricks.
Thinking of refinancing your mortgage? Hang on — usually a refinance is the right choice, but not always.
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