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9 Things You Must Know About Retiring to Arizona
retirement The Grand Canyon State offers so much more than that gorgeous hole in the ground. Check out whether you'd like to spend your golden years in this southwestern state.
Best Time of Year to Buy A House
You can potentially find a good deal at any time of year, but certain seasons or even months have the perfect blend of inventory, supply and price. Here's when to look.
By Donna LeValley Published
Loan Lender Sued for 'Trapping' Borrowers
Heights Finance was charged over a loan-churning scheme that aggressively pushed borrowers to refinance.
By Joey Solitro Published
Tap Home Equity for Retirement Income
If you're looking for extra retirement income, it's worth checking close to home. We look at four ways to use your home equity as a source of regular income.
By Rivan V. Stinson Last updated
Cash In on Your Home Equity
A home equity line of credit or loan can help you fund home renovations or refinance high-rate debt but consider other uses, too.
By Emma Patch Published
Retirees: Cohousing is Growing. Is it Right for You?
This model of housing is designed to increase interaction. For some retirees, this is a draw. But you should know the details.
By Susan J. Wells Published
Plan to Start Repaying Student Loans
Paying for College The pandemic-era pause on student loan repayments is scheduled to end September 30. If you can’t afford payments, you have options.
By Emma Patch PublishedPaying for College
This Hot Housing Market with Daniel Bortz
Becoming a Homeowner Home sales and prices have been on a tear and are forecast to continue to rise in 2021. Whether you're hoping to sell, buy or refi, contributing writer Daniel Bortz has insights for you. Also: What to make of SPACs?
By David Muhlbaum PublishedBecoming a Homeowner
9 Ways to Raise Cash Quickly
savings The $2 trillion coronavirus stimulus package is providing a $1,200 check for millions of Americans.
By Sandra Block Publishedsavings
Hey, Retirees: Looking for a Tax-Free Source of Income?
Making Your Money Last In challenging times, federally insured home equity conversion mortgages offer an outside-the-box income option for those 62 and older.
By Charles Rawl, CFP®, RICP® PublishedMaking Your Money Last