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How to tell if mortgage points are worth the cost
Paying points to get a lower interest rate is almost always a losing proposition because most homeowners don’t keep their loans long enough to recoup the up-front costs. Are you an exception to the rule?
December 1st 2015
The high cost of living near good schools ... What renters are saving for ... The worst day of the week to fly ... Airbnb landlords make a killing ... 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.
December 1st 2015
How much should you spend on a car?
Just because the monthly payments won't break you doesn't mean it's a good idea to car payments gobble up a huge chunk of your paycheck. Here's a quick and easy way to figure out how much you can afford to spend on a new car or truck.
November 30th 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.
November 29th 2015
How to land a job despite bad credit
Employers in most states have the right to check credit reports and and reject job candidates with a record of unpaid bills and debts. That's why job seekers should know their rights and be ready to deal with unflattering information that could sink an application.
November 28th 2015
10 smart moves for buying a used car
We can help you avoid all of the nasty surprises in the preowned market and find an affordable, reliable ride. Here's how to pay a fair price and avoid a car or truck that's been abused, crashed or dunked in a flood.
November 27th 2015