Airbnb Wants You to Test-Drive Homes Before You Buy

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Airbnb Wants You to Test-Drive Homes Before You Buy

Airbnb Wants You to Test-Drive Homes Before You Buy

In a move that makes house shopping slightly less intimidating for the indecisive consumer, Airbnb and Realtor.com just announced a partnership where prospective homebuyers can try out properties for a bit before deciding to buy them. When you think about it, it’s actually kind of weird that we live in a world where a person will… Read More

5 of the Most Common Used Car Buying Scams

Auto Loans

5 of the Most Common Used Car Buying Scams

5 of the Most Common Used Car Buying Scams

Big-ticket purchases are always a battle between finding a great deal and a quality product, and buying a car is one of the few great expenses that consumers make over and over again throughout their lives. When you need to buy a car, there are a lot of priorities in play, but for most people… Read More

Who Cares About Your Credit Score?

Credit Score

Who Cares About Your Credit Score?

Who Cares About Your Credit Score?

Checking your credit score is a little bit like eating your vegetables: Some people genuinely love doing it, others force themselves to and the rest of us write it off as unimportant. After all, your physical and financial health is a personal thing. It may seem like your credit score and how you manage it is… Read More

How Much Rent Can I Afford?

Personal Finance

How Much Rent Can I Afford?

How Much Rent Can I Afford?

When with one of my friends recently, I walked past a building covered in “for rent” signs from a property management group in Chicago, where we live. “Oh, hey, it’s the company that robs me blind every month,” my friend muttered as she saw the logo. A lot of people feel that way when it… Read More

The 10 Worst Places for Car Thefts

Auto Loans

The 10 Worst Places for Car Thefts

The 10 Worst Places for Car Thefts

Anyone who drives has had that feeling: You walk out to a large parking lot or garage after a few hours away, and you have no idea where your car is. You start talking to yourself, falling into a pit of self-doubt: “It was over there, right? I swear I parked in 4F. Oh no,… Read More

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