How to Calculate Interest on a Loan: Amortized, Credit Cards and More

How to Calculate Interest on a Loan: Amortized, Credit Cards and More

Trying to figure out how much of the monthly payment on your house or car is interest? Here are some tips for how to calculate.

What Is the Mortgage Interest Deduction and How Does It Work?

What Is the Mortgage Interest Deduction and How Does It Work?

If you own a house, you've probably got a big tax break coming your way.

25 Highest-Paying Jobs That Don't Require a College Degree in 2018

25 Highest-Paying Jobs That Don't Require a College Degree in 2018

You don't need a college degree to get a good job at good wages. These 25 jobs tell the tale.

Subprime Loans: Types and What They Do to the Economy

Subprime Loans: Types and What They Do to the Economy

Subprime loans give those with financial struggles a chance to buy a house or car, but they can have drastic consequences - both for the borrower and the world economy.

Multi-Family Projects Boost Homebuilding, But Single-Family Construction Lags

Multi-Family Projects Boost Homebuilding, But Single-Family Construction Lags

Homebuilding got a boost in October from construction of multi-family projects, but single-home activity slowed amid rising borrowing costs.

D.R. Horton Reports Strong Earnings, Sees Signs of Moderating Demand

D.R. Horton Reports Strong Earnings, Sees Signs of Moderating Demand

The largest U.S. homebuilder by volume reports strong earnings though warns it is seeing signs of 'moderating' demand.

What Is the Prime Rate? Definition, History and Rate in 2018

What Is the Prime Rate? Definition, History and Rate in 2018

The prime rate is the lowest rate at which money can be borrowed from commercial banks by non-banks. It typically tracks with the federal funds rate and is generally about 3% higher than the Federal Reserve's rate.

How Is Social Security Calculated? Find Your Benefits

How Is Social Security Calculated? Find Your Benefits

How does the government calculate Social Security benefits? Check here.

12 Simple Ways to Improve Your Credit Score in 2018

12 Simple Ways to Improve Your Credit Score in 2018

Boosting your credit score gets you on the path to clear financial health. Use these tips to start that journey.

How to Buy a House in 12 Simple Steps

How to Buy a House in 12 Simple Steps

Buying a house, especially for a first-timer, is a pretty big deal. Take these action steps to get it all right.