New websites will report your rent-payment history to the credit bureaus for a fee. Paying rent on time could lead to higher scores.
You might rent your home, but chances are you own the expensive stuff inside it. Here's why you need renters insurance.
Renters are paying increasingly large chunks of their income on keeping a roof over their heads, and it's going to get worse.
You've split up but you can't afford to walk away from a long-term lease. Here's how to cope.
Demand is high and growing for rental housing. That's why you can expect to pay more.
This is good news for renters who dream of owning their own home.
New census report shows that 2.7% of homes normally occupied by owners are vacant, and the rate of homeownership continues to fall.
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Americans can kill two birds with one stone by filing their taxes and buying health insurance at the same time.
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