usatoday.comHot housing markets: 10 cities where Millennials are buying homesResearchers at Realtor.com calculated the share of Millennials who bought homes over the past year in the country's 200 largest housing markets. Unsurprisingly, none of the top 10 cities is among the most expensive cities in the United States
usatoday.comPete the Planner: A critical look at health savings accounts, a financial product I likeHealth Savings Accounts (HSAs) are often identified as the solution to our healthcare cost problems, yet for many Americans, HSAs can create a wake of financial destruction after the most benign trip to the doctor.
usatoday.comNot interested in retiring? You still need a financial plan to deal with eventualitiesYour plan to never retire will work, as long as you accept the fact that you will eventually be forced to retire and you are financially prepared to do so by matching your budget to your Social Security income level as soon as possible.
usatoday.comBoomerang kids 101: How to handle money when your adult children move back homeThe boomerang generation includes about one-third of Americans between the ages of 18 to 34. Some have returned to the nest after college others never moved out. Parents and adult children need set expectations about rent and other financial matters.
usatoday.comCan you afford that new vehicle? 25 most expensive car models to insureCar insurance premiums have risen sharply in recent years, increasing by 33% between 2010 and 2016. And the amount a typical American pays for car insurance depends on many factors, including driver age, driving record, and location.
usatoday.comLife insurance extras: Which coverage riders are worth the price?A vital part of any financial plan is making sure loved ones would be OK if you died while they still depended on you. For most people that means buying life insurance. But even with a simple term life policy, you can trick out the coverage with extra features, called life insurance riders.
usatoday.comHow much home you can really buy with $300,000? A comparison of real estate marketsIf you want to buy a bigger home, you may want to look at the heartland over the Northeast and West Coast, according to new research from GOBankingRates. When it comes to buying a home, $300,000 will go further in some states than others.
usatoday.comHousing costs: Here's what the average American homeowner spendsHow much does the typical American spend to own a home? A new study by NerdWallet shows its $1,443 a month on housing, including a mortgage payment, property taxes, homeowners insurance, and homeowner association dues. Homeowners spend an average of 21.5% of their income on housing.