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How to decide whether to rent or buy your home

Deciding when to rent or buy a house is often a very difficult decision. This article seeks to demystify the dilemma most home owners face: should I rent or buy a house?

A guide to renting your first grown-up apartment

Your first apartment where your name is on the lease and you pay the rent is a total game changer. Read this article to guide you through the process.

Renters: You're paying more for less space

New apartments hitting the rental market are smaller and more expensive than they were ten years ago. Learn more about the causes and how it affects your budget.

What college didn't teach you about money

It may seem like you learned a lot over your college career, but you probably didn't take a class on how to repay your student loans or what to do with a 401(k). Learn more about what important financial decisions you'll have to make soon after graduation.

To buy or rent? Advice from a woman who bought at 21

Here are three reasons why it's better to buy than rent-take it from a woman who bought her first home at 21. Learn more.

5 signs you're not ready to buy a house

Home owning isn't as easy as it may seem. Consider these 5 signs before you purchase a home.

5 things that could inflate your rent before lease signing

Anyone who has ever paid rent knows the price can be steep-and there are ways landlords can increase your rent before you even sign the lease.

12 ways to get the lowest mortgage refinance rates

If you're considering refinancing your mortgage, you probably want to find the lowest possible mortgage refinance rates. Here's how.

Rent vs buy

Buying a home is an opportunity to settle down, join a community, and build equity. But when is it better to buy?

How much house can you really afford?

As an aspiring homeowner, there are some things you should know before you start touring houses. Find out how much house you can truly afford.

Split Decisions: Buy a home or rent

Jean Chatzky can help you decide whether you should buy or rent your next home. Watch the video. (2:17)

Are you really ready to buy a house?

Owning a home allows you the ability to build equity. But before you take the leap, ask yourself these questions.

How to deal with higher rent

You're in love with your apartment, but what do you do when they increase the rent?
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