The housing market is perking up and stocks have been on a tear since March. So is it time to jump back in and reinvest?
Tightening credit standards have all but frozen out many would-be borrowers perfectly capable of making mortgage payments: the self-employed.
Almost everyone needs a lump of cash sometime, but many overlook one of the best sources: borrowing on margin and using investments as collateral.
Take advantage of the housing market by buying a smaller home and making a quicker profit.
A new bill in the U.S. House may eliminate the annual tax on mutual fund distributions, allowing you to save more in the long run.
Is the Cash for Clunkers program going to save you the most money? You may have better options.
Title insurance, one of the least understood mortgage fees, can run from a few hundred dollars to thousands. Save big by shopping around.
Raises are slim to non-existent. How will this affect your financial game plan?
If you look hard, you can find a silver lining in the darkest clouds. For low home prices, the silver lining is the chance to lower your taxes.
If you're thinking of retiring a few years down the road, now might be just the time to snatch up your empty nest.