A saving strategy that doesn’t feature a savings account might seem counterintuitive, like trying to get in shape without a gym membership. But you don’t need elaborate equipment to break a sweat, and you don’t have to depend on your savings account to boost your nest egg.
The FHFA estimates that over 300,000 homeowners who owe more than their home is worth could still refinance through the Home Affordable Refinance Program (HARP) to lower their monthly payments and avoid foreclosure.
Edmunds.com, TrueCars and Kelley Blue Book are among the main resources consumers currently use to research cars and get pricing quotes from dealers. If Amazon were to establish links to local dealers, it could become a formidable competitor.
Little-known rules give air travelers an opportunity to cancel their reservations and receive a full refund. This came about as part of a larger package of new consumer protection laws regulating the airline industry.
With the US homeownership rate at its lowest point in 51 years, more American households need renters insurance. Yet only 40 percent of renters have policies, versus 95 percent of homeowners who have home insurance.
Twitter and Reddit brim with colorful, and often unprintable, complaints about high fees, lousy rates and terrible customer service. While some of these people go on to switch banks, most resign themselves to accepting this is just how it is.