Many consumers improved their money skills in 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has been difficult in a number of ways, not the least of which is the financial challenges it has imposed on many American households. But a recent survey shows many have taken the opportunity to bolster their personal finance skills.

Tattoo Artist Kat Von D Buys Historic Mansion in Indiana

The controversial tattoo artist Kat Von D has purchased a historic mansion in Vevay, IN. She’s keeping her home in Southern California for now.

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Extreme Makeover’s Ty Pennington Lists Bright and Beautiful Venice Beach Home

Reality TV star Ty Pennington, known for changing people’s lives with his energetic personality on the original version of Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, is now looking to cash in on his own home makeover. Pennington has just listed his house — a beautiful and bright 1927 Craftsman in Venice, Calif. — for $2,795,000. Pennington put his […] More

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Chase Freedom Flex vs. Chase Freedom Unlimited

The Chase Freedom Flex and Chase Freedom Unlimited cards share similar names, so you may wonder if their rewards structures are the same, too. While there’s plenty of overlap, each card has unique advantages.

Why Adjustable-Rate Mortgages Are Bad News Right Now

With mortgage interest rates as low as they are at the moment, you may be looking beyond fixed-rate options if you’re in the market to purchase a home or refinance an existing home loan. After all, while 30-year fixed mortgage rates are hovering around 2.75%, some adjustable-rate mortgages are in the very low 2% range. [&hellip

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Why 2 Finance Experts Still Struggled To Buy This House

Think two seasoned financial planners would have an easy time buying a home? Tony and Barbara Matheson beg to differ.

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Don’t Panic! 3 Money-Saving, Last-Minute Tax Tips for Homeowners

If you haven’t filed your taxes, don’t panic! Here are three last-minute tax tips for homeowners that will save you money, headaches, and more.

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How Do University Endowments Work?

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While applying to college, students and parents may consider a variety of factors before enrolling. Those factors could include everything from the programs the school offers, to its location, sports programs, tuitions, and potential financial aid. But, one more thing families may want to think about is a college or university’s endowment. Not familiar with […]

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