Buying a House? What to Know About Down Payments

Housing prices are rising, but the financial guidelines for putting together a down payment still apply.

Leveraging Your Home in Retirement

How to leverage your home's value to support your retirement.

Should You Pay Off a Mortgage Before You Retire?

Whether it makes financial sense to pay off your mortgage depends on your individual situation. Here are some things to consider.

Is There an Upside to Renting?

Depending on your individual circumstances and preferences, there may very well be a good case for renting.

Fixed-Rate Mortgage vs. ARM: How Do They Compare?

Fixed-rate mortgages can offer stability, while adjustable-rate mortgages tend to be more flexible. Which would work better for you?

Planning Priorities: Saving for Retirement and a Home

Investing for retirement and saving for a down payment on a home often share the spotlight amongst financial goals. Working on either of them might feel like you have to pause the other, but making progress toward both targets can be doable with some basic financial planning.

Financial Planning for Your Next Move

Americans are moving at unprecedented rates. Here's what to know before you follow suit.

Are You Ready to Buy Your First Home?

There are guidelines for how much house you can afford, but there's a lot more to consider.

When Does a Home Remodel Make Financial Sense?

If being home a lot has you eyeing a remodel, be sure to think about the emotional as well as the financial issues.

Buying, Renting, and Selling a Second Home

A second home is a substantial investment that lives by different rules than your primary residence. Here's what you need to consider.