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What to know about personal lines of credit

Bankrate.com, Tue, 07 Jul 2015

Personal lines of credit can be a source of quick funds, but they have a few drawbacks.

5 ways to rebuild credit after bankruptcy

Bankrate.com, Tue, 07 Jul 2015

It's possible to improve your credit even before the bankruptcy is off your record. Here's how.

Retiring abroad: Dream come true or a nightmare?

Bankrate.com, Tue, 07 Jul 2015

Retiring to a tropical paradise may not be as relaxing as the brochure promised.

5 top global retirement destinations for expats

Bankrate.com, Tue, 07 Jul 2015

Americans vote with their feet. We look at the most popular places that expats settle in.

Does making your own cleaning products save money?

Bankrate.com, Tue, 07 Jul 2015

Do homemade cleaners really work? And if so, are they worth the effort?

How to avoid being double-taxed on your IRA

Bankrate.com, Tue, 07 Jul 2015

To avoid tax when withdrawing those nondeductible contributions from your IRA, use this form.

Avoid these 5 dumbest mobile banking moves

Bankrate.com, Mon, 06 Jul 2015

Be as smart with your banking data as you are with your cash. Shield yourself from thieves.

Why did I get burned on my house fire claim?

Bankrate.com, Mon, 06 Jul 2015

A trust that saves on taxes could wind up being costly at home insurance claim time.

7 ways to wipe out your debt

Bankrate.com, Mon, 06 Jul 2015

If you're tired of being a slave to creditors, here's a plan to help you break free.

California home of NFL star Terrell Owens for sale

Bankrate.com, Mon, 06 Jul 2015

Don't hold out for this one. Owens is selling his gigantic home and his gigantic shoe collection.

9 cash-saving strategies that pay big bucks

Bankrate.com, Mon, 06 Jul 2015

Cutting expenses can pay big dividends if you invest the savings and let them compound.

Does employer match count toward 401(k) limit?

Bankrate.com, Mon, 06 Jul 2015

There's a limit on your 401(k) contributions, but your employer's don't count toward that limit.

9 ways to go to college for free

Bankrate.com, Fri, 03 Jul 2015

There are ways to sidestep college tuition. Find one that works for you.

What to do with savings bonds from childhood

Bankrate.com, Fri, 03 Jul 2015

You've matured, but maybe not those savings bonds you received as a kid.

Use a Coverdell account for children's education

Bankrate.com, Fri, 03 Jul 2015

This education savings account helps you save for schooling from kindergarten through college.

Why doesn't my gas mileage match EPA estimates?

Bankrate.com, Fri, 03 Jul 2015

A car's fuel economy rarely meets the EPA's results. Here's why it often falls short.

Sell to a 'buy your house for cash' biz?

Bankrate.com, Fri, 03 Jul 2015

Why would you sell your house, cheap, to a flipper when you could do better?

10 grocery savings secrets from insiders

Bankrate.com, Fri, 03 Jul 2015

Get the scoop on frugal food shopping from grocery store managers and other experts.

The 41 best cars for patriotic drivers in 2015

Bankrate.com, Fri, 03 Jul 2015

Thinking of buying a car? On July Fourth, buyers show their patriotism at dealerships.

Bankruptcy timeline: Rebuilding credit

Bankrate.com, Fri, 03 Jul 2015

Your credit will take a hit, but things might not be as bad as you expect.