Mortgage Help for Prospective Buyers

If you’re in the market for a mortgage, avoid these seven costly mistakes.

Should I Buy a House?

Wondering if you’re ready to take the plunge into home ownership? Here are six signs you are.

How to Pay Off Your Mortgage Early

Regardless of what you owe, zeroing out your housing costs is a smart money move. This story will show you the best ways to do it.

Home Buying 101

You’ve found your dream house. Now what? These handy checklists will help you get through every step of the process—with less anxiety and expense.

Lower Your Monthly Bills Checklist

Some tips will be helpful reminders; other ideas will be new to you. Each tried-and-true strategy could save you $100 or more.    

How to Get Out of Debt

Nearly all of us are seduced into overspending at some point. You owe it to yourself to understand why you are in debt—and how to break the cycle.

A Guide to No-Cost Refinancing

Should you refinace your home loan? Get the facts on no-cost refinancing before signing on the dotted line.

6 Personal Loans, Decoded

Before borrowing money, determine which type of loan is right for you.

The New Recession Savings Rules

Conventional wisdom is not always wise. Here’s a look at four traditional assumptions that have changed over the past year.

Recession Lingo

All of this economic talk can be a downer, but you still need to understand the jargon. Here, a lesson for those who think a bailout involves a sinking ship.