These expert mortgage tips could save you time and money

Today I have some expert mortgage tips for you. With rates edging higher, and housing market uncertainties ahead, applying for a home loan is trickier than ever. But, as always, it’s the fine print that’ll get you. Read more “These expert mortgage tips could save you time and money”

How to end your vacation the right way

One of the hardest parts of a vacation, if not the hardest, is coming home. The excitement’s over — now it’s back to work. But it’s even worse if you don’t know how to end your vacation. Read more “How to end your vacation the right way”

You need to know this before you file for personal bankruptcy

Although the number of bankruptcy protection cases continues to decline, this is no time to lower your guard, say experts.

Total bankruptcy filings fell by 1.8 percent to 790,830 last year, according to the government, the smallest decline in years. Filing for personal bankruptcy may seem routine in the wake of the Great Recession. Read more “You need to know this before you file for personal bankruptcy”

What you have to know before you sign an apartment lease

Nicole Watts didn’t read her apartment lease before she signed on the dotted line. She wishes she had. Read more “What you have to know before you sign an apartment lease”

How to double-book your flight reservations

Melanie Facen bought two airline tickets from San Francisco to Zürich, Switzerland — one through One Travel, the other through United Airlines. But she only meant to buy one. Now she wants to know: What can you do when you double-book your flight reservations? Is there a way to fix it? Read more “How to double-book your flight reservations”