The True Cost of Living in America: Cincinnati

Personal Finance

The True Cost of Living in America: Cincinnati

The True Cost of Living in America: Cincinnati

Michelle Nix has lived in a lot of places: Milwaukee, Chicago, St. Louis, Oakland, Calif. But when it came time to start a family, she went home to Cincinnati. Smart move. The once-battered Midwest city is in the middle of a radical transformation – and it ranks 8th in our recent list of affordable U.S.... Read More

Do You Understand Your Mortgage’s Fine Print?

Mortgages

Do You Understand Your Mortgage’s Fine Print?

Do You Understand Your Mortgage’s Fine Print?

When shopping for a mortgage, it’s critical to have a general understanding of how points affect your mortgage rate and payments, and ultimately connect to your bottom line. Below are some guides to help you identify your net tangible benefit on a home loan. Points When you pay points, you are paying a premium to... Read More

8 Creative Ways to Clear Clutter

Personal Finance

8 Creative Ways to Clear Clutter

8 Creative Ways to Clear Clutter

Are you feeling a little overwhelmed by the post-holiday excess all around you? Have the past several years of your family’s success with Santa left your closets, garage, attic and office filled to the rafters? If so, it may be time for some creative clutter-busting strategies. Here are eight ways to kick the new year... Read More

College Student in Hot Water for Listing Dorm Room on Airbnb

Students

College Student in Hot Water for Listing Dorm Room on Airbnb

College Student in Hot Water for Listing Dorm Room on Airbnb

There are a lot of creative ways to make an extra buck. Unfortunately for Emerson College sophomore Jack Worth, his way may have been a little too creative. Hoping to help offset college expenses, Worth, 19, posted his dorm room on Airbnb, boasting the  private room offered “sweeping views of Boston Common, right in the... Read More

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