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Dying with a mortgage: What happens to your home?
Will your heirs get to keep your home? We've found five likely scenarios if you should die before your mortgage is paid off.
April 17th 2015
The (dollars and cents) value of college...A $70,000 minimum wage...Credit scoring gets an update...401(k) plans failing millions...And more
Here's the column that gives savvy savers lots of provocative news and information to use and discuss on the road to financial security.
April 17th 2015
See if you're prepared to retire with the 4% rule
It's still one of the best ways to tell how much monthly income you can generate from your nest egg without having to worry about outliving your savings.
April 16th 2015
4 smart moves for buying a short sale
Although the number of short sales has fallen, they remain plentiful in some states and you can still find some serious bargains -- the major reason any buyer messes with the arduous short-sale process.
April 15th 2015
How to cope with HELOC payment shock
If you’re among the millions of Americans bracing for the minimum payment on your home equity line of credit to go up – way up – there’s no need to panic. There are lots of ways to deal with repaying this debt.
April 14th 2015
Local deals dominate 2-year CD rates this spring
Don’t invest a cent until you've checked out our rankings of the best-paying 2-year certificates of deposit. We've found local deals paying up to 2.269% and nationally available returns of up to 1.35%
April 13th 2015