15 Home Features Today's Buyers Want Most
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15 Home Features Today's Buyers Want Most

Thinking about selling your house? Here are 15 home features potential buyers are coveting right now.
August 2, 2021
Know the Rules for Renting Out Your Vacation Home
Becoming a Homeowner

Know the Rules for Renting Out Your Vacation Home

Make sure you understand when you must pay taxes on rental income you earn and when you can deduct expenses for the upkeep of the property.
June 30, 2021
COVID’s Silver Lining: A Calmer Life
Coronavirus and Your Money

COVID’s Silver Lining: A Calmer Life

This family left the West Coast for a simpler lifestyle in a small Cape Cod town.
May 26, 2021
Latest Stimulus Offering: $50 or More Off Your Internet Bill
home

Latest Stimulus Offering: $50 or More Off Your Internet Bill

The Emergency Broadband Benefit can put money in the pocket of many Americans. But the relief is temporary and limited.
May 17, 2021
Tap the Money Tied Up in Your Home with Keith Gumbinger
Markets

Tap the Money Tied Up in Your Home with Keith Gumbinger

Housing prices have been on a tear, and that means home equity is up, too. Turning that value into cash in your wallet can be complicated, though. Equ…
May 12, 2021

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Deduct Expenses for Long-Term Care on Your Tax Return
Long-Term Care Insurance

Deduct Expenses for Long-Term Care on Your Tax Return

The IRS allows some limited tax breaks on medical expenses and insurance premiums related to long-term care.
March 23, 2021
Condo Owners’ Legal Rights When the Bug Guy Damages Your Property
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Condo Owners’ Legal Rights When the Bug Guy Damages Your Property

Homeowners associations hire contractors for upkeep all the time, but what happens when an HOA’s contractor, such as a pest control worker, damages a …
February 10, 2021
Home Prices in the 100 Largest Metro Areas
home

Home Prices in the 100 Largest Metro Areas

What’s happening in the market where you live?
January 23, 2021
How to Safely Socialize (and Work) at Home During the Pandemic
home

How to Safely Socialize (and Work) at Home During the Pandemic

Tips for transforming your backyard area into a social distancing hang out, as well as creating a work-from-home haven.
November 25, 2020
11 Home Features Today's Buyers Want Most
home

11 Home Features Today's Buyers Want Most

Thinking about selling your house? Here are several home features potential buyers are coveting right now.
October 16, 2020
The 25 Cheapest U.S. Cities to Live In
places to live

The 25 Cheapest U.S. Cities to Live In

Take a look at our list of American cities with the lowest costs of living. Is one of the cheapest cities in the U.S. right for you?
October 1, 2020
13 Tax Breaks for Homeowners and Home Buyers
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13 Tax Breaks for Homeowners and Home Buyers

Owning (or buying) a home is expensive. But at least there are some tax deductions, credits, and exclusions that can help you recoup some of those cos…
June 22, 2020
20 Retailers That Have Amended Their Return Policies Due to COVID-19
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20 Retailers That Have Amended Their Return Policies Due to COVID-19

Before you initiate a return, make sure your retailer of choice is currently accepting product returns and exchanges.
May 8, 2020
You Can Still Buy and Sell a Home During the Coronavirus Outbreak
home

You Can Still Buy and Sell a Home During the Coronavirus Outbreak

But you’ll have to jump through some hoops to close the deal.
May 7, 2020
10 Reasons You'll Regret Buying a House With a Swimming Pool
home

10 Reasons You'll Regret Buying a House With a Swimming Pool

Attention home buyers: Carefully weigh the pros and cons of owning a home with a swimming pool in the backyard before you sign on the dotted line.
May 1, 2020
15 Safe Ways to Earn Extra Cash in the Age of the Coronavirus
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15 Safe Ways to Earn Extra Cash in the Age of the Coronavirus

Coming up with extra cash to pay the bills, cover unexpected expenses, boost savings, or accelerate your flagging 401(k) as we hunker down to ward off…
April 21, 2020
11 Best Tech Stocks for the New Coronavirus Norm
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11 Best Tech Stocks for the New Coronavirus Norm

Numerous technological trends are picking up speed amid a coronavirus-led change in how we live, work and play. These are the best tech stocks to leve…
April 6, 2020
The 13 Best Health-Care Stocks to Buy for 2020
stocks

The 13 Best Health-Care Stocks to Buy for 2020

The health-care sector is benefiting from a massive baby boomer tailwind, but the best health-care stocks for 2020 will have to contend with a big pol…
December 10, 2019
How to Protect Your Home From Deed Theft
home

How to Protect Your Home From Deed Theft

You don’t need to pay a company to protect you from criminals who put their names on your home title. You can protect yourself for free with these ste…
June 27, 2019
Buying Your Dream Retirement Home – Think Before You Leap
retirement

Buying Your Dream Retirement Home – Think Before You Leap

The wrong home, or the wrong place, can undo a lot of the retirement saving and planning you've worked so hard to achieve.
June 27, 2019
25 Cheapest U.S. Cities to Live In
places to live

25 Cheapest U.S. Cities to Live In

Take a look at our list of cities with the lowest cost of living. Is one of the cheapest cities in America right for you?
June 17, 2019
11 Features That Will Sell Your Home Faster
home

11 Features That Will Sell Your Home Faster

Homeowners are sometimes hesitant to upgrade when it's time to sell.
May 14, 2019
10 Reasons You Will Regret Buying a Home With a Swimming Pool
buying a home

10 Reasons You Will Regret Buying a Home With a Swimming Pool

Buying a home with a swimming pool in the backyard will certainly score you bragging rights around the neighborhood.
May 2, 2019
15 Things Home Buyers Will Hate About Your House
home

15 Things Home Buyers Will Hate About Your House

April 26, 2019
20 Most Expensive U.S. Cities to Live In
places to live

20 Most Expensive U.S. Cities to Live In

These cities have the highest cost of living in the U.S. Can you afford to live in one of the nation's most expensive cities?
April 26, 2019