It can be tempting in a relationship to let your partner handle all your loans and bills, but this could wind up costing you money in the long run. If you’re applying for a major loan, such as a mortgage, you…
Owning a home is supposed to be the American dream, but what if you want to spend your weekends somewhere besides Home Depot?
Even if you’ve got good credit and enough cash for a substantial down payment, owning isn’t always the best option.
When I turned 27 last fall, one of the first things my baby boomer father said to me over the phone was something like, “27 … huh … that’s old.” He sounded surprised, as if he couldn’t believe that his youngest daughter was just a few years away from turning 30.
However, there was something else unspoken, too. I may be closer to 30 than to 20, but I’m nowhere near achieving the financial milestones my parents had attained when they were my age.