11 Features That Will Sell Your Home Faster
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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
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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
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15 Things Home Buyers Will Hate About Your House

April 26, 2019
20 Most Expensive U.S. Cities to Live In
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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
Home Prices Take a Breather
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Home Prices Take a Breather

Prices will continue rising, but more slowly, as the housing market regains some balance between buyers and sellers.
January 31, 2019
9 Things You'll Regret Keeping in a Safe Deposit Box
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9 Things You'll Regret Keeping in a Safe Deposit Box

In today’s digital age, in which seemingly anything that matters is stored virtually in the cloud, a physical safe deposit box comes across as a relic…
January 29, 2019
10 Things You Didn't Know About Living in a Tiny Home
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10 Things You Didn't Know About Living in a Tiny Home

It's a lazy weekend and you’re plunked down on the couch channel surfing.
January 22, 2019
19 Best Stocks to Buy for 2019 (And 5 to Sell)
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19 Best Stocks to Buy for 2019 (And 5 to Sell)

Making money in stocks amid an uncertain market (see our 2019 outlook) will require careful choices.
December 28, 2018
Is a Rental Property the Best Way to Grow Your Wealth?
investing

Is a Rental Property the Best Way to Grow Your Wealth?

A rental real estate investment can seem like a great way to build your wealth (and maybe generate a little extra income), but how often does it reall…
November 1, 2018
How Much Tax You Will Pay on Your Lottery Winnings (2018)
taxes

How Much Tax You Will Pay on Your Lottery Winnings (2018)

The federal government wants to take a bite of that big Mega Millions payout. Your state might, too.
October 22, 2018
Great Tiny Homes for Retirement
retirement

Great Tiny Homes for Retirement

If you're planning for retirement, downsizing is likely near the top of your to-do list.
August 27, 2018
Is Downsizing in Retirement Right for You?
retirement

Is Downsizing in Retirement Right for You?

A smaller home, with fewer possessions to weigh you down and lower bills to boot: What's not to like? For many folks, downsizing makes a lot of sense,…
July 13, 2018
10 Cool Things Your Google Home Smart Speaker Can Do
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10 Cool Things Your Google Home Smart Speaker Can Do

Search giant Google says its AI-powered voice assistant, Google Assistant, can do more than 1 million actions.
July 6, 2018
How Much Did Things Cost in the 1980s?
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How Much Did Things Cost in the 1980s?

We look back at prices on everyday items, from gas and stamps to milk and eggs, in 1985, the midpoint of the decade, and compare them to today's price…
April 27, 2018
Where Home Prices Are Headed in 2018
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Where Home Prices Are Headed in 2018

A tap on the brakes from the new tax law may be just what the market needs.
March 8, 2018
10 Great Tiny Homes for Retirees
home

10 Great Tiny Homes for Retirees

For retirees looking to undergo extreme downsizing, a tiny home might be the answer.
March 6, 2018
How to Remodel Your Home
home

How to Remodel Your Home

Transform your home the way you want, on time and on budget.
September 22, 2017
How to Find a Home's Claims History
insurance

How to Find a Home's Claims History

Ask for the seller’s disclosure report to uncover problems that could affect your homeowners premiums.
August 24, 2017
Deducting Mortgage Interest on a Vacation Home
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Deducting Mortgage Interest on a Vacation Home

You may be able to write off all mortgage interest on a second home if you’re not renting it out for extended periods.
August 9, 2017
10 Ways Stay-at-Home Moms and Dads Can Make Extra Money
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10 Ways Stay-at-Home Moms and Dads Can Make Extra Money

All of these options can be done from the house and shouldn't take time away from the kids.
June 26, 2017
Should You Buy Water and Sewer Line Coverage From Your Power Company?
insurance

Should You Buy Water and Sewer Line Coverage From Your Power Company?

Weigh your options to cover the expensive costs of broken pipes.
June 13, 2017
Stay-At-Home Parents Can Still Qualify For Social Security Benefits
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Stay-At-Home Parents Can Still Qualify For Social Security Benefits

Just because you don't bring home a paycheck doesn't mean you're not working. You can get a Social Security check just like any other worker. Here's h…
March 31, 2017
12 Secrets to Shopping at Home Depot
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12 Secrets to Shopping at Home Depot

Home Depot is probably the first retailer to come to mind when you’re thinking “ubiquitous big-box hardware store.” The rise of these orange-hued home…
March 29, 2017
How Home Buyers Can Tap an IRA Penalty Free
IRAs

How Home Buyers Can Tap an IRA Penalty Free

You can withdraw money from your retirement savings to pay for a house, but the rules are different for Roth and traditional IRAs.
January 26, 2017
Tax Deductions for Independent Contractors
tax deductions

Tax Deductions for Independent Contractors

Write-offs for business expenses will help offset your self-employed income.
January 15, 2017
Tax Planning for Owning a Second Home
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Tax Planning for Owning a Second Home

Learn how mortgage interest, property taxes, rental property and tax-free profit affects your tax return.
December 14, 2016