The Best Cities to Save Money in the U.S.

Housing Finance

Cities Where You Need To Work The Most Hours To Pay Rent

June 1, 2020

The cost of renting an apartment varies by city, but whether you can afford it also depends on your income. In some cities, you'll need to work longer than others to be able to afford the same size apartment. This research lets you compare U.S. cities. Read more.

Buying a House with No Credit

May 1, 2020

Without credit, buying a home could be much more difficult, but it's still possible. Here are some options for buying a home with little or no credit. Read more.

How to Protect Your Credit & Finances During Coronavirus Pandemic

March 31, 2020

We put together this list of resources to help you find assistance and information during the coronavirus pandemic. Read more.

Top Cities to Rent or Buy in 2020

February 19, 2020

Deciding whether to buy a house or to rent is a big question many people will encounter. This analysis of housing and rental data from Zillow shows the top cities in the U.S. where it's better to rent or buy in 2020. Read more.

Credit Scores Needed for VA and FHA Loans

May 28, 2019

Certain programs are designed to lower the barrier of entry for home ownership, including VA and FHA loans. Here's what you need to know about their credit score requirements. Read more.

Is Reporting Rent to the Credit Bureaus Worth it?

May 21, 2019

Some services offer rent reporting – for a fee. But are these services worth it when it comes to building credit? The answer might surprise you. Read more.

Best Ways to Keep Your Finances In Line During PCS Moves

May 14, 2019

Military relocation creates a combo of stressors for Servicemembers and their families. Going into PCS moves prepared not only helps reduce stress, it can help you avoid costly mistakes. Here's what you need to know before your next PCS move. Read more.

Saving Money on Student Housing: On and Off Campus

April 17, 2019

To live on campus or off? Student housing options offer different experiences and expenses. No matter where you decide to live in college, there are ways to save! Read more.