Is it time to stop renting and buy a house?

If you’re trying to decide whether to continue renting or to buy a home, you need to carefully weigh the costs and benefits of each option to make a smart, informed decision. Many factors go into calculating the value of renting compared to buying a house – it’s not just a simple comparison of the cost of rent and the cost of a mortgage payment. There are less obvious costs, along with intangible benefits and drawbacks of each option to take into account.

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Getting the Best Car Deal

NerdWallet shares tips on purchasing a new car, including financing, choosing a dealership, timing your purchase, deciding on add-on features and the difference between invoice price, base price and sticker price.

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The cost of debt on your health

Debt isn’t just bad for your finances, the hidden cost to your health from debt stress is significant. A growing body of research indicates that debt has dramatic costs on our mental and physical well-being. We’re just starting to learn the hidden toll financial stress can take on your health and your life, and it’s worse than you think.

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