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The stock market swoon over Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac this week has left many consumers scratching their heads, wondering if buying a home is a worse idea than it was seven days ago or whether to take down the “for sale” sign in the yard.
Borrowing from a friend? There's a lot more hanging in the balance than your credit score.
Exchange-traded funds have emerged as a popular tool to manage risk at a time when the stock market continues to set new standards for unpredictability.
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Even if you don't see a super-spike in electricity prices in your town or neighborhood this summer the cost for delivering and making electricity is going to keep going up.
Here are some easy rules to help you figure out which is the better option for your lifestyle.
Energy prices have entered a new stratosphere and that’s going to make it much more costly to cool your home these days
Foreclosures, good debt, shopping tips and more. Check out what you missed this past week On the Money.
The company is quietly reconsidering its pledge not to raise interest rates on cards at any time, for any reason ... like being late on an unrelated bill, the New York Times reports.
We touched on a lot this week. From your frustrations with the housing market to navigating the jungle of health benefits, check out what's happening On the Money.
Why it's not necessarily best to pay off your mortgage right away. Plus, more answers to reader questions.
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Here's a roundup of what we've been discussing here this week. And remember, you can always e-mail me your questions and comments.
These days, we could all use a little help out there. From the best ways to pay for college to making sure your retirement stays intact, here's what I'm telling readers.
I recently participated in a feature for SELF magazine to help a reader in her day-to-day process of managing her money. Check it out and let me know what you think.
If you're overwhelmed with debt, a non-profit credit counselor may be what you need.
There's a new class of Americans whose entire investment strategy consists of playing the lottery and hoping for the best.
Don't spend more than 15% of your monthly income on paying down debt. Instead, chip away until it's at zero.
If your spouse is in debt, it won't necessarily affect your credit score. But you should work together if you want to buy a home.
Roth IRAs are great for retirement savings, but there are better ways to invest for college.
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