First-Time Homebuyers: The New Elite?

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First-Time Homebuyers: The New Elite?

First-Time Homebuyers: The New Elite?

Is buying a first home becoming more a privilege than an American birthright? That’s the provocative question posed recently by Issi Romem, chief economist of BuildZoom.com. And he answers it, cautiously, with data suggesting it’s true. Romem’s most concerning assertion: Young buyers have nearly 10% higher incomes than they did less than a decade ago.... Read More

3 Winter Hacks That Will Keep You Warm & Save Money

Personal Finance

3 Winter Hacks That Will Keep You Warm & Save Money

3 Winter Hacks That Will Keep You Warm & Save Money

Winter’s finally here and everything seems so hard all of a sudden. Your heating bill has skyrocketed, your holiday debt needs to be paid, and your feet feel like ice cubes, among countless other inconveniences (yes, I know, first-world problems). But the season doesn’t have to be all bad. In fact, if you employ even... Read More

How to Get the Best Airline Seats Without Paying Extra

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How to Get the Best Airline Seats Without Paying Extra

How to Get the Best Airline Seats Without Paying Extra

It’s understood that seats in first class are roomier than in coach. But did you know that some seats in coach are better than others? Seats may be narrower in the back of the plane. Also, some seats may have more “pitch” — the space between your seat and the seat in front of you. Get the wrong seat and you’ll have less legroom,... Read More

6 Memberships That Will Actually Save You Money in 2016

Personal Finance

6 Memberships That Will Actually Save You Money in 2016

6 Memberships That Will Actually Save You Money in 2016

The new year dawned, and with it came a deluge of notices urging membership in clubs that offer everything from discounted clothes to cheap airline travel. But are these memberships really the way to stretch your 2016 dollars or are they just cons? Money experts say many memberships, including the six that follow, really do save... Read More

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