Personal Finance Articles
As economic growth speeds up outside the U.S., it may be the right time to include some foreign equities in your portfolio. Since foreign markets don't necessarily move in the same direction as U.S. markets, it helps keep your portfolio diversified.
When saving for the future, many people forget that their children's weddings will be another huge expense. Home equity loans or home equity lines of credit are viable, fast, and easy financial options that can help make it a very special day.
Maintaining mortgage debt is sometimes a faster path to wealth than paying off your house entirely and being totally debt free. With a mortgage, you can leverage a huge amount of money with a relatively small monthly payment, and enjoy substantial perks along the way.
With the nation in a mortgage crisis and many homes headed for foreclosure, the so-called "short sale" has gained popularity. You can benefit from a short sale by getting a discounted price on a home. Here are four tips to minimize risk.
If there was a contest for cramming information onto a sheet of paper, credit card companies would win the grand prize, hands-down. A typical credit card statement is loaded with information that consumers barely look at. It's in their best interests, however, to understand what all that data means.