Gina Ragusa

Gina Ragusa is a MainStreet contributor.

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Are You Truly Ready to Live in Less than 200 Square Feet?

Are You Truly Ready to Live in Less than 200 Square Feet?

Although financial freedom sounds ideal to most Americans, can you put your money where your mouth is and really live with less?

Awesome Gifts for People Who Lose or Forget Things

Awesome Gifts for People Who Lose or Forget Things

Have a forgetful friend, coworker or family member? Consider some of these products, which will make their life (and yours) a lot easier!

As Fed Teases Rate Hike, What's Your Homebuying and Refi Strategy?

As Fed Teases Rate Hike, What's Your Homebuying and Refi Strategy?

Finance experts widely believe the Fed will hike interest rates tomorrow; however, most home mortgage experts still predict the housing market will remain strong.

Hometown Businesses Soar Through Cash Mobs

Hometown Businesses Soar Through Cash Mobs

Cash mobs inject excitement and revenue into local businesses by rejuvenating local economies and revitalizing interest in small businesses.

Some Homeowners May Get a Free House: No Payments? No Problem!

Some Homeowners May Get a Free House: No Payments? No Problem!

Shoddy foreclosure paperwork and an expired foreclosure deadlines have some homeowners demanding to take back their homes for free. Should they receive a free home?

That Double Bacon Cheeseburger Could Cost You $8,000 a Year

That Double Bacon Cheeseburger Could Cost You $8,000 a Year

Obesity, disease and chronic illness can damage more than your body--it can hit you in the wallet.

Are You Doomed for a Life of Poverty if You Don’t Graduate from an Ivy League School?

Are You Doomed for a Life of Poverty if You Don’t Graduate from an Ivy League School?

Reports that Ivy League grads dominate the earnings market may create unease amongst the rest, however experts contend this news should be taken with a grain of salt.

Housing Shortages And Childcare Challenges Plague Families in Most Expensive Areas

Housing Shortages And Childcare Challenges Plague Families in Most Expensive Areas

Living in one of these vacation destinations may sound like a dream come true, but how much money does it take to live a comfortable life?

How Vulnerable Is Your Financial Information? The Answer May Surprise You

How Vulnerable Is Your Financial Information? The Answer May Surprise You

How vulnerable is your financial and personal data to an attack? Experts weigh in and provide insight into how you can protect yourself.

Can Your Social Media Activity Kill Your Chances of Getting a New Car?

Can Your Social Media Activity Kill Your Chances of Getting a New Car?

Can that Facebook party post put you in a bad light with your lender? Social media and loan officers sound off!