Eliminating holiday shoppers remorse and if grey charges are causing your credit cards to bleed—it’s all in this week’s top stories from around the web.
Many borrowers want to take advantage of the record-low interest rates that are currently available, and are anxious to do so before home prices rise. But lending requirements are much stricter than they were in the mid 2000s, as a result of the exposure of bad lending practices that ultimately contributed to an explosion in foreclosures.
It’s that time of the year again, the time of the year when everyone starts making a list and checking it twice. It’s time to start planning your holiday shopping and making your holiday spending budget.
A vehicle, appliance or other item breaks shortly after the warranty expires. Will the manufacturer pay for the repairs? In some cases, yes.
Ever wonder how minimum credit card payments are computed or if a balance transfer is really worth it?
Ever change directions to avoid a black cat or knock three times on wood? You’re not alone if you buy into superstitions, especially around Halloween.
Homeowners are motivated by many different factors when considering whether to sell or rent their home. Rather than sell at a loss, some homeowners are choosing to rent the home and continue to pay the mortgage. The Wall Street Journal calls them “reluctant landlords.”
The average 6 percent sales commission that most real estate agents get is a high price to pay, especially if you believe economists who say that realtors don’t sell homes for significantly more than the asking price.
A big part of the retirement financial equation is the residence. We all want to live in a safe, affordable, comfortable place. What are the options?
Given the choice between paying now or paying later, most people will choose later, even if it costs them more money.