Keeping your property in good working order helps you get the most for your money, but if expensive repair costs are eating away at your budget then you need to find a balance between maintaining your stuff and maintaining a balanced budget. We have tips on how to keep repair costs low so you can avoid debt problems that are often caused when something breaks.
Sep 23, 2015 | Meghan Alard
A new study finds homeowners are underprepared for emergencies like expensive home repairs. We offer tips for starting an emergency savings fund.
Aug 26, 2015 | Monica Victor
Older folks save by using senior discounts and sticking to a budget now, but the pros say add reducing housing costs and managing finances for the future.
Aug 10, 2015 | Monica Victor
Boomers and Millennials renovate to make their house feel like home. But Boomers failure to think about healthcare costs in retirement is unsettling.
Feb 09, 2015 | April Lewis-Parks
Homeowners aren’t saving for home maintenance. Wear and tear is inevitable; saving to replace and repair should also be inevitable.
Jun 25, 2014 | April Lewis-Parks
Major car repairs vary from state to state, but all of them are expensive. Learn how to avoid costly repairs with these tips from Consolidated Credit.