April 25th, 2013
Last month we took a look at which U.S. cities have the highest student loan debt. This month we thought it’d be interesting to take a look at the 10 U.S. cities with the lowest mortgage debt. Interested in buying inexpensive property in any of the following cities?
December 21st, 2012
Four Ways to Pay Off Your Home Faster Than You Thought Possible "Most people don’t think about paying off their homes aggressively. We all grew up hearing how long it takes to finally own a home, and even the bank makes it seem like it should take decades (which is in their best interest, not yours). Combined with all the economic doom and gloom floating around, aggressively working to own your home sounds a bit crazy." Three Thrifty Guys
November 16th, 2011
How to Spend Less Without Starting a Budget "Some of the most common advice for helping someone spend less is to start a budget, but this approach doesn't always work." Wise Bread
November 5th, 2011
Whether you want to buy a house, a house of pancakes, or a shrine dedicated to House of Pain’s 1992 hit “Jump Around,” good credit will get you the loan you need at the lowest interest rate possible. But even if you have a bad credit score from unpaid hospital bills after an unfortunate jumping around-based injury, there are still lots of things you can do to improve your score.
September 14th, 2011
"Collections have a purpose in life...They make you happy, they have sentimental value or they have a monetary value. But sometimes, they’re just junk collections waiting to be tossed by people you love." Fabulously Broke in the City
September 7th, 2011
Believe it or not, Congressmen have a hard time paying their bills, too.
You may remember the video of Rep. Sean Duffy of Wisconsin talking about his budget woes. He readily admitted that, even with his six-digit salary, he’s “struggling.” While the 45-minute video of the public townhall has since been removed from the internet, TPM retained a one-minute clip, in which Duffy specifically speaks to his struggles.
August 30th, 2011
Think buying a home is no longer a solid investment? Think again! MortgageRefinance.com created the following infographic, using some of the findings from Trulia's American Dream Survey. Check it out!
August 24th, 2011
Mortgage rates are near historic lows. Predictions that credit downgrade for the U.S. would send mortgage rates soaring haven’t come to pass (not yet, at least). So far, there are still chances to get incredibly low mortgage rates, whether you are buying a home, or refinancing your current mortgage. MoneyNing
August 12th, 2011
Getting a roommate is a great way to share costs and lower rent. But living with someone is not always easy, as these roommate horror stories illustrate. One way you can limit problems is by creating a roommate agreement. This is a formal document that spells out living arrangements and responsibilities. It may sound odd to create a legal contract, but it is often a sensible idea. Here are three reasons why. Savvy Sugar
August 5th, 2011
Reality TV Programs Tune Into to Foreclosed Homes. With more foreclosed homes hitting the market every day, thousands of them are ending up on reality television. Over the next few months, several different television networks will feature new reality shows highlighting these foreclosed homes by building on the ever-popular “house flipping” theme. Cash Money Life