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Does Buying a Home With Friends or Family Make Sense?

on February 19, 2024

Learn the pros and cons of co-buying property to see if it’s a good fit for you.

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7 Tips for Buying a Home With Your Partner

on February 15, 2024

Follow these tips to help make the process of buying a dream home together as smooth as possible.

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Buying a Home? Here’s How Much You Can Save Compared With Last Year

on February 14, 2024

Folks who bought a home this month saved an “astonishing” amount compared to shoppers who bought last fall, according to a new analysis of mortgage rates.

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4 Positive Signs More People Are Conquering Debt

on February 9, 2024

Despite all the financial setbacks of the past few years, Americans are getting better at paying off debt and keeping their finances steady.

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21 Ways to Deal With Your Post-Holiday Financial Hangover

on January 18, 2024

Tackle any debt you took on over the holidays with these simple steps.

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8 Surefire Ways To Get Rid of Debt ASAP

on January 11, 2024

Here’s how to pay off debt fast and pain-free, no matter how much or little you owe.

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How Much Does It Cost To Sell a House?

on January 10, 2024

These are the expenses that are essential to consider when listing your home.

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How Labeling Credit Cards Can Save You More Money

on January 2, 2024

Keeping track of rewards credit cards can be challenging. Here’s how to simplify things and boost your savings.

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10 Ways to Lose Weight and Pay Down Debt — at the Same Time

on January 2, 2024

Yes, it’s possible — and sometimes even fun — to shrink your waistline and your debt at once.

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Mortgage Rates Now Cost Homebuyers a Whole Bedroom Worth of Space

on December 30, 2023

Americans’ money doesn’t go as far as it once did in the housing market.

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5 Ways To Tap Home Equity in Retirement

on December 30, 2023

Learn your options for accessing home equity and when it makes sense to use it.

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6 Ways to Keep a Stellar Credit Score in Retirement (and Why)

on December 1, 2023

Yes, even after you quit working, it actually pays to maintain a strong credit score.

5 Tips to Deal With Debt When Interest Rates Are Rising
5 Tips to Deal With Debt When Interest Rates Are Rising

on November 23, 2023

Rising interest rates are great for savers, but horrible for borrowers. If you owe money, here’s what you need to do.

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The 10 Most Affordable Places for Homebuyers

on November 17, 2023

If you are in the market for a new home, these cities get high marks for affordability in a recent ranking.

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How I Got a Perfect Credit Score in 4 Steps

on November 13, 2023

My FICO credit score is 850 out of 850. Here’s how I pulled it off — and how anyone else can, too.

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Here’s How Far the Average Credit Score Has Climbed (for Now)

on November 8, 2023

The average FICO credit score reached a new high this year. Here’s what is behind the trend — and what you can do to boost your own credit score.

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8 Reasons Even Retirees Need Good Credit

on November 7, 2023

Poor credit costs you both money and opportunities — even during your golden years.

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16 First-Time Homebuyer Mistakes To Avoid

on October 10, 2023

Don’t let buying a home be risky business — arm yourself with this knowledge before you make an offer.

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15 States Where the Most People Lack Credit Cards

on October 6, 2023

In these states, a higher share of households don’t have access to credit cards.

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8 Ways a Rewards Credit Card Can Cost You Money

on October 2, 2023

So-called “rewards” credit cards can cost you a bundle if you aren’t careful.

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