Money in a Minute: Headlines From Around the Web

In today’s news: Oil prices may be coming back down to earth, Americans spent a record amount on gas last month, the United States may soon steal manufacturing jobs from China, mortgage rates drop, and AIG is too big to fail but not too big to lose lots of money.

Russ Whitney Rip-off?

If you’ve ever been tempted to attend a free seminar on real estate investing, or felt attracted to a money-making course you see on some late night infomercial, this story is for you.

Home Equity vs Line of Credit

While the credit crunch has made borrowing for or against your home more difficult, home equity loans and lines of credit remain popular for those with equity. Stacy Johnson explains what these loans do and if you should consider them.