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5 Great Tax Breaks for Homeowners

The deadline for filing your taxes is right around the corner and if you’re a homeowner, the IRS offers tax breaks that can save you a lot of money. Here are five tax breaks that every homeowner should consider when doing their taxes this year.

Links We Love: 10 Golden Rules of Retiring Rich

Taking a look at the best personal finance news, tips and advice from others on the web! This week’s highlights: — The 10 Golden Rules of Retiring Rich – MoneyTalksNews — The Hidden Costs of a Wedding– Mint — The 5 Money Management Apps You Should Be Using – Modest Money — What Gen Y Can Teach… Read More

Thinking About Refinancing Your Mortgage? Read This First

When interest rates took a nosedive a few years ago, it made sense to refinance your mortgage. And rightly so — cutting two percentage points off your interest rate could save you a lot of cash! But what about now? You keep hearing that mortgage rates are still quite low, but is refinancing your mortgage still… Read More

Is an Adjustable Rate Mortgage Right for You?

Cape or Colonial? Three bedrooms or four? Hardwood floors or wall-to-wall carpet? Use a realtor or handle the negotiations yourself? Make a 20 percent down payment or not? To say that there a ton of decisions to make when buying a house is certainly an understatement. The most important decision to make, however, is choosing… Read More

Buying a Home in 2014? Here’s What You Need to Know

If you’re buying a home in 2014, you need to know what’s happening with home prices, mortgage rules and financing options. Here’s a look ahead at what to expect. Home prices will continue rise Prices rose about 12 percent in 2013. We won’t see such a steep increase this year, but most experts expect to… Read More

Links We Love: New Mortgage Rules Protect American Dream

Taking a look at the best personal finance news, tips and advice from others on the web! This week’s highlights: —New Mortgage Rules Protect American Dream —CFPB Thanks to the CFPB, new mortgage rules went into effect today to help protect homebuyers. Richard Cordray, Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, shares his thoughts about the… Read More

Links We Love: Why Buying a Brand New Car for a Teenager is a Form of Insanity

Taking a look at the best personal finance news, tips and advice from others on the web! This week’s highlights: —Why Buying a Brand New Car for a Teenager is a Form of Insanity —CashMoneyLife Whether as a first car or a graduation present, Kevin Mercadante gives four really good reasons why a buying a… Read More