Understanding the housing market can help you gauge what financial steps are best for your future.

This selection of articles on best house-buying (and renting) practices teaches useful tips and tricks for saving, borrowing, and paying just the right amount for your next home.

Selling Your Home

Selling your home and buying a new one can be a taxing experience.

Borrowing and Credit
What is Net Worth?

Net worth is a subtraction of someone's liabilities from their assets. Understanding new worth makes planning for your future a whole lot simpler.

College Budget Breakdown

Make the first steps toward creating a college budget by learning specifics about fixed and variable expenses.

Borrowing and Credit
What is Financial Literacy?

Financial literacy is knowing what finances are and how to spend, save, and manage money effectively. But it’s not a light switch—you don’t flip the switch and be done with it.

Borrowing and Credit
Buying a Home

All you need to know about purchasing a place to rest your head.

Borrowing and Credit
Mortgage Application Checklist

Applying for a mortgage takes a lot of documentation—prepare with this mortgage application checklist.

Borrowing and Credit
What Is a HELOC?

A HELOC is a line of credit that allows you to borrow against the equity in your home.

Making a Down Payment on a House

A down payment is an important element of home buying, but what is it? And how can you save for one?

Borrowing and Credit
Benefits for Veterans

Military service members receive special, life-changing benefits as a thank you for their services.

Borrowing and Credit
The Cost of a Mortgage

The cost of a mortgage depends on the amount you borrow, the APR, and how long you take to repay.


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