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How to Pick the Best Home Offer

It can be tricky sifting through multiple home offers and selecting the best one. This guide will help you do that.

Why Private Banking Isn't Just for Millionaires Anymore

Whether you're a billionaire buying a jet, or a spy who needs a suitcase packed with $100 bills, private banks provide services not available to ordinary people — until now.

3 Things You Should Consider Before Selling Your House for Cash

You just got a cash offer for your home! Before you sell, consider these important things first.

Ask the Readers: Do You File Your Own Taxes?

Tell us whether you file or own taxes and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

A New Lender Took Over My Mortgage — Now What?

Mortgages are sold every day. If that happens to you, follow these five steps to get through the transition.

How to Talk to Your Teen About Student Loans

Student loans are a big deal, so make sure your teen knows all the facts before college.

How Buying a House Impacts Your Career

Believe it or not, buying a house impacts your career as much as it does your finances.

Ask the Readers: Do You Have a Will?

Tell us whether or not you have a will and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

The Pros and Cons of Paying Off Your Debt Early

You dream of being debt-free, but is it all it's cracked up to be?

16 Small Steps You Can Take Now to Improve Your Finances

Believe it or not, you can improve your finances in a big way by making several small money moves.

Ask the Readers: What Are Your Financial Goals For 2019?

Tell us about your financial goals for 2019 and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

How to Sell Your Home When You're Underwater on Your Mortgage

There are ways to sell your home even when you're underwater on your mortgage.

Is It Time to See a Marriage Counselor About Your Money Problems?

If you can't stop fighting over money, it might be time to see a marriage counselor.

5 Things to Know Before Adding Someone to the Deed

Before you add someone to the deed on your home, you should be aware of these five things.

5 Things Keeping You From a Life of Financial Independence

These are common obstacles that could be standing between you and sweet financial freedom.

5 Ways Gig Economy Workers Can Save for Retirement

Even if your full-time job consists of several gig economy jobs, you can successfully save for retirement — here's how.

Should You Refinance Student Loans With a Balance Transfer Card?

Balance transfer cards promise 0% APR for a limited time, but that doesn't mean they are ideal for student loans.

Debt Collectors Are Calling My Family — Now What?

Managing debt isn't easy. And it gets even more difficult when debt collectors start hounding your family members. Know your rights.

11 Things You Can't Hide When Selling Your Home

Before you sell your home, make sure you know what you have to tell the new owners.

How to Get Rid of Your Credit Card's Annual Fee

Paying an annual fee on your credit card is a pain. Luckily, there might be a way to avoid paying this fee altogether.