New websites will report your rent-payment history to the credit bureaus for a fee. Paying rent on time could lead to higher scores.
Among the 50 largest U.S. cities, there are some exceptions, like New York and Seattle.
Think paying 30% interest on a credit card is hard to swallow? It's chickenfeed compared with buying the rent-to-own way.
Owning a home is a 'lousy investment.' Young people should fund their retirements instead, professor maintains.
Renters are paying increasingly large chunks of their income on keeping a roof over their heads, and it's going to get worse.
Study says it takes quite a bit of money to reach economic stability, which includes not just 'decent' housing and a 'low-cost' food plan, but also saving for retirement and emergencies.
Online game lets you make financial and moral choices for a struggling but working single parent. What would you do?
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