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5 Times You Shouldn't Refinance Your Mortgage

Thinking of refinancing your mortgage? Hang on — usually a refinance is the right choice, but not always.

The 10 Worst States for Retirees

Those nearing retirement are often advised to downsize — often to another, cheaper state. That's smart, as long as you avoid these 10 states.

10 Dumb Ways to Scare Off Potential Homebuyers

Before you put your home on the market take a look around. Would you buy a place that looks like yours?

6 "Tourist Towns" That Are Actually Great to Live In

They may look picture-perfect on a postcard, but these tourist towns are also ideal spots to put down roots.

Moving? Don't Skimp on These Critical Expenses

Nobody likes moving, and nobody likes paying for it either. You can make the day go easier — with less damage to your stuff — by spending wisely.

5 Incredible World Cities You Can Afford

You don't need a zillion dollars to live the life of an ex-pat — just choose one of these picturesque and charming cities.

10 Hidden Housing Costs New Homeowners Don't Expect

Buying a house comes with tons of hidden costs — and newbie buyers tend to overlook these 10 big ones.

The 5 Best Cities for Starting Over

So long, Stinktown! If your current zipcode just isn't doing it for you, pull up stakes and start over fresh in one of these five forward looking 'burgs.

Avoid These 5 Pitfalls When Moving in Together

For many, deciding to share space (and money) is a big relationship milestone. Keep your connection strong by avoiding some common missteps.

How to Save $100s on Your Next Move

A big move can mean a big expense, but it doesn't have to. Use these hacks to save some cash on your next move.

14 Things You Should Do When You Move to a New Town

Welcome to the neighborhood! Here's how to plant your roots in the new town you call home.

9 Common Apartment Hunting Mistakes to Avoid

Summer is moving season for lots of us. Make sure you land in the right place by avoiding some common rental miscues.

3 Ways to Finance a Tiny House

Tiny houses leave small footprints, but they are big trouble when it comes to finding financing. Here's where to look.

7 States With the Lowest Taxes for Retirees

Why deal with burdensome taxes in your golden years? Make one of these tax-lenient states your new home base in retirement.

Don't Forget to Budget for These Unexpected Moving Expenses

Whether across the town or across the country, moving has tons of expenses. Don't get blindsided by these surprise costs.

The 7 Best Affordable Cities to Start a Family

The big city life doesn't have to be a pipe dream. For new or young families, these hopping metros offer everything you want — at an affordable cost.

Self-Employed? Here's How to Get Your Apartment Application Approved

Being self-employed has its perks — and its challenges. Finding a new apartment can be tricky, but it's not impossible if you can sell your story.

6 Reasons You Should Always Hire a Moving Company

You're moving into a new place, and you're trying to save some cash. Whatever you do, don't skimp on professional movers.

15 Savvy Tips for a Smoother Move

Moving from one home to another is never easy, but you can make it easier with some smart organization and some clever packing hacks.

3 Things That Always, Always Go Over-Budget

Somehow, no matter how much we plan, these three events always go over budget. Here's how to keep a lid on the spending.