Fast Money Blog

  • Warm Sweet Home


    Whether welcoming back college students on semester break, hosting some toasty neighborhood get-togethers or just snuggling in yourself, wintertime is a great time to embrace a warm sweet home. In fact, the IRS has made this a timely occasion to

  • Four Ways Millennials Are Redefining Home Ownership


    The generation that changed everything from dating to retail is at it again. They’re redefining the way Americans live. In doing so, they are changing an experience that is one of the most central elements of American culture — the dream of owning a

  • How to Get the Most from a Remodel.


    If you’re moving into a new house, looking to sell yours, or just thinking about ways to improve your living space, home renovations can seem like a daunting and expensive task. According to HomeAdvisor, the average kitchen remodel in the U.S. costs

  • A Little Preparation Could Help You Buy Your Next Home With Ease


    Your credit score, renter history, debt and income all play a big role in your ability to qualify for a loan. They also impact your interest rate and the amount you will pay in interest on that loan. The earlier you start preparing, the better. Here

  • Tapping Home Equity Isn't Limited to Loans. See if a Line of Credit is a Better Choice for You


    Your home equity is a valuable asset that you can access for home improvements, to pay off debt or for any reason you choose. Today, there’s more than one way to convert your home’s equity into cash without selling. Understanding which option is

  • What You Need to Know About Mortgages


    Whether the market is cool or hot—like it is today in many places—purchasing your ideal home requires careful navigation of the mortgage process. Jump in too quickly and you might face higher fees and interest rates. Take too long and, in today’s