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5 best situations to trade in your auto loan

Bankrate.com, Wed, 01 Jul 2015

An auto refi isn't for everyone. See if you're a candidate to save.

When can widow get spouse's Social Security?

Bankrate.com, Wed, 01 Jul 2015

If your spouse dies, Social Security may pay you survivors benefits. Find out who qualifies.

Other types of mortgages

Bankrate.com, Wed, 01 Jul 2015

There are all types of mortgages for all types of people. Consider these nontraditional loans.

American history and mystery: 4 historic homes for sale

Bankrate.com, Wed, 01 Jul 2015

This July Fourth, want to buy a house from America's past? See these historic homes for sale.

The top 10 states for insurance dog-bite claims

Bankrate.com, Wed, 01 Jul 2015

Take a look at where insurance companies see the most dog-related injuries.

Do you have what it takes to become a landlord?

Bankrate.com, Wed, 01 Jul 2015

If calls from tenants in the wee hours deter you from being a landlord, you have options.

My health is shaky. Will a reverse mortgage hurt me?

Bankrate.com, Wed, 01 Jul 2015

If you expect to need long-term care in the near future, should you take out a reverse mortgage?

Bunching itemized deductions

Bankrate.com, Wed, 01 Jul 2015

If your tax receipts fall short of itemizing thresholds, get around this roadblock by bunching expenses.

Paying off Chapter 13 plan early

Bankrate.com, Tue, 30 Jun 2015

It seems smart to pay off your Chapter 13 bankruptcy early, but there's a good reason to wait.

5 ways to grow an emergency fund

Bankrate.com, Thu, 09 Jul 2015

Can you save for a rainy day without slipping? Follow these tips to stay on track.

Video: Pay off credit card debt

Bankrate.com, Tue, 30 Jun 2015

Bankrate.com's Greg McBride helps a young father find a way to pay off his debt and save for the future.

Get relief from hubby's discharged student debt?

Bankrate.com, Tue, 30 Jun 2015

If "innocent spouse" doesn't apply to you, you may get tax relief in other ways.

Money Makeover: Young dad seeks debt-free living

Bankrate.com, Tue, 30 Jun 2015

Bankrate's Money Makeover prize winner is a young dad with a long list of financial priorities.

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.

8 ways to save money on a tight budget

Bankrate.com, Tue, 30 Jun 2015

Saving money isn't always easy. Try these simple tricks to grow your savings.

Save $7K by ditching your car?

Bankrate.com, Tue, 30 Jun 2015

Is saving $7,000 in 4 1/2 years enough to get you out of the car? See how our reporter did it.

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.

6 ways technology is transforming your insurance

Bankrate.com, Tue, 30 Jun 2015

See how insurance is being shaken up by drones, telemedicine and other innovations.

Smart Banking: What is a 'run' on the bank?

Bankrate.com, Tue, 30 Jun 2015

Greek banks have been closed to prevent a nationwide bank run. Could that happen here?

Gay marriage and real estate: What changed?

Bankrate.com, Tue, 30 Jun 2015

All married couples are eligible for equal benefits, from property titles to VA loans.