Is a Roth IRA Right for You?

Personal Finance

Is a Roth IRA Right for You?

Is a Roth IRA Right for You?

Sometimes when I focus so much on saving, I watch the numbers climb without thinking too much about the way I am saving it and whether there are better options. When planning how you will save money for retirement, it’s a good idea to consider your decisions carefully. One of the most common individual retirement... Read More

Jeffrey Dahmer’s Childhood Home for Sale: Any Takers?

Mortgages

Jeffrey Dahmer’s Childhood Home for Sale: Any Takers?

Jeffrey Dahmer’s Childhood Home for Sale: Any Takers?

There’s a lovely three-bedroom, three-bath home for sale in northeast Ohio listed at a reasonable $295,000 — for its size (2,170 square feet), it’s slightly more expensive than the median $120-per-square foot home value in the U.S., at $136 per square foot. The ranch-style home has all sorts of charming touches: It’s situated in the... Read More

How Credit Cards Protect Sports Fans

Personal Finance

How Credit Cards Protect Sports Fans

How Credit Cards Protect Sports Fans

This is an exciting time of year for sports fans. Football season has just begun, hockey season is around the corner and the baseball playoffs begin next month. At the same time, busy sports fans have scheduling conflicts, and there will always be frugal fans on the sidelines hoping to get a good deal on... Read More

23 Ways to Decorate Your Home for Less Than $50

Personal Finance

23 Ways to Decorate Your Home for Less Than $50

23 Ways to Decorate Your Home for Less Than $50

Are you dreaming of improving your home, but you don’t have the budget to do big remodeling? If so, there’s still plenty you can do to scratch the home-improvement itch. 1. Do a Cheap Facelift There’s no quicker fix than a can of paint. Use it to give new life to dingy wood furniture. Try a new color in... Read More

What Kind of Mortgage Is Right for You?

Mortgages

What Kind of Mortgage Is Right for You?

What Kind of Mortgage Is Right for You?

When you need to borrow money, you want to be sure you are doing so wisely. Knowing your options and understanding the strategy and consequences of each can prepare you to make the best possible decision. It’s a good idea to determine the right mortgage loan for you by analyzing your budget with a mortgage... Read More

What to Look for When Buying a Home

Mortgages

What to Look for When Buying a Home

What to Look for When Buying a Home

Price? Check. Number of rooms? Got it. Location? Think so. When you are shopping for a home, there are so many things to consider that it can be hard to keep track of them all. As you determine how much home you can afford and which type of home you want, remember to consider what... Read More

How to Cut the Costs of Daily Chores

Personal Finance

How to Cut the Costs of Daily Chores

How to Cut the Costs of Daily Chores

The old saying goes that nothing in life is certain except death and taxes. However, we could probably add laundry, dirty dishes and grimy floors to that list. On the face of it, you might not think too much about the price of your cleaning habits. After all, how much does it really cost to... Read More

ApplePay: The Security Pros & Cons

Credit Cards

ApplePay: The Security Pros & Cons

ApplePay: The Security Pros & Cons

ApplePay, the new mobile payments service introduced by Apple this week, could ultimately set the security and privacy benchmarks for digital wallets much higher. Even so, the hunt for security holes and privacy gaps in Apple’s new digital wallet has commenced. It won’t take long for both white-hat researchers and well-funded criminal hackers to uncover... Read More

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