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8 Biggest Regrets of New Homeowners

Buying your first home should be a happy occasion, so don't end up kicking yourself by making these homebuying blunders.

How to Save Big on Everything for Your Wedding

Your wedding day should be one of the happiest days of your life. But it shouldn't have to be one of the most expensive.

5 Easy Ways to Make Good Money From Airbnb

Got a room to spare? Put it on Airbnb! Use these listing tips to rake in the rentals.

9 Easy Ways Retirees Can Earn Extra Income

Who says the Internet gig economy is only for Millennials? Use it to help you boost your retirement income, too!

Rent Your Home or Buy? Here's How to Decide

Rent versus buy is an age-old housing conundrum. Make the decision easy with some math that's easy to figure.

Here's How Much Life in the Big City Will Cost You

Your dreams of big city life probably won't come cheap. Better crunch the numbers before you make the big move from Smallsville to Metropolis!

My 16 Favorite Ways to Get Rid of Clutter

Keep clutter out of your house — and out of a landfill — with one or more of these smart ways to keep your place tidy.

10 Best Tools for Finding an Apartment on the Cheap

Looking for a new apartment can be about as much fun as getting a root canal. However, a wealth of free or cheap tools are at hand to make it easier.

The Real Cost of Moving to Canada (If That's Your Post-Election Plan)

The divisive '16 election has folks eyeing our neighbor to the north. Seriously. But what would it cost to "flee" to Canada?

8 Clever Ways to Sample the Good Life

A fishstick budget sure puts a damper on having caviar taste. Get a taste of the high life regardless with some clever workarounds.

10 Questions to Ask Before Signing a Lease

Renting a home is more than just finding the right place. Make sure you know everything up front by asking these important questions first.

9 Ways to Make an Extra $1,000 This Summer

Pad your pockets with an extra grand this summer, all with the help of an easy side gig.

8 Moves to Make If You Need to Break Your Lease

No one ever thinks they'll need to break their lease — but things happen. Avoid legal — and financial — pitfalls by handling it smartly.

Does It Make Sense to Stay in a Hotel Anymore?

Hotels aren't the only go-to crash pad for vacations anymore. Does it still make sense to stay in one?

The Only 5 Rules You Need to Know About Investing in Real Estate

With home prices appreciating nicely these days, you may be tempted to invest in residential real estate. Here's what you need to know.

10 Questions Landlords Can't Ask

It's hard enough finding a place to rent in a tough market without having to answer a bunch of probing questions. Happily, you don't have to.

The 3 Best Cities With Rent Control

Is rent control your secret weapon to a coveted, affordable apartment in the country’s most expensive cities? The rules are tricky, but maybe!

7 Smart Ways to Get Your Apartment Deposit Back

A security deposit is a big chunk of change. These cheap and easy clean-up tips will help you re-pocket that cash.

Should You Sell Your Home to Pay Down Debt?

You may have to live in a van down by the river, but if you have equity, you can erase a lot of consumer debt by selling your home.

What You Need to Know Before Leasing a Car

We're generally in favor of buying versus leasing. If you decide to lease, make sure you understand what you're paying for.