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.

Here's Why Your Parents Could Buy a Home While You Still Rent

Your Baby Boomer parents could afford to buy their homes. Why can't you?

5 Reasons You Definitely Need Renters' Insurance

Yes, renters, you totally need to insure your stuff — and yourself — from mishaps big and small. Don't economize here!

The 11 Best Websites for Renting Your Extra Space

Turn to the Internet for fast, simple, and safe ways to get your rental property in front of the right audience.

13 Surprising Things You Can Rent for Extra Cash

From the everyday to the oddball, you can rent just about everything in your house for cash — including the house.

7 Ways to Rent An Apartment With Bad Credit

Bad or low credit makes everything hard — even renting an apartment. Here's how you can still find a place when your credit is weak.

The Simple Way to Decide How Much Rent You Can Really Afford

Before you set out to find your next great rental apartment or home, take a good look at your income. What can you afford?

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.

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.