A blue wave or a ripple?: How to watch midterm results as they come in

Polls show a Democratic wave building, with forecasters saying that the Republican House majority is at serious risk.

Stories That Pay Off: How to set boundaries with your co-workers

This week, experts explained how to set limits with colleagues, how to avoid these common renting mistakes and more.

Why homes, rent and college are so much more expensive than they were in the 1960s

On the bright side? At least beer has gotten cheaper.
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How to “hack” your way to mortgage-free housing

Learn how to house-hack like a pro with the help of a real estate agent.
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Crowdfunding your way to homeownership

Is real estate the next frontier of the crowdfunding craze?

Money and love: Are you “normal”? Here’s how most people handle financial hurdles in relationships.

Love and money don't always mix. Here's what most people think about splitting the check, the rent and other financial responsibilities.

How long does it take to buy a house? Here’s how much time and money you need to become a homeowner.

How many dollars and years do you really need to buy a home? Here's what to expect, depending what you want and can truly afford.

How to buy a house or apartment: 10 foolproof steps to get your dream home on a budget

Yes, you can get your dream home and still save money. Here are the smartest ways to close on a house or apartment you love — without totally blowing your budget.

Tax bill passes final vote: What does it mean for you? Your 9 biggest questions answered

Tax calculator seeming handy right now? Don't stress: Here's what's in the tax reform bill passed by House and Senate, when President Donald Trump could sign it and how your taxes could change.

Senate Passes Tax Reform Bill: 5 key ways the plan will affect you

Here's the GOP tax bill explained, with details on how it could change your financial situation.

Marie Kondo: Why a tidier life is a richer — and happier — one

Marie Kondo, author of 'Spark Joy' and 'The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up,' explains how a tidy, orderly life is a more successful one, in an exclusive interview with 'Mic.'

Tax reform cleared the House. Here’s the plan to kill it in the Senate.

“Trying to take away people’s health care will only intensify the grassroots resistance to the Trump tax scam.”

Tax Reform: This is the one big problem with the Republican tax “postcard” plan

Tax plan confusion? While House Republicans promise their "postcard" will make filing easier, it could easily make it harder. Here's why.

Tax Plan 2017: How the Senate Republican tax reform bill affects you and compares to the House plan

How does the Senate tax plan differ from the House version released on Nov. 2? Here's what we know for sure — and what President Donald Trump has said about the bill.
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The unforeseen costs of buying a home

A well-informed homebuyer is a confident homebuyer.
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Making home possible: Creative ways to conquer the down payment

Saving a large sum of money isn’t easy. Let’s make it simpler.

Cheap places to live 2017: Hate roommates? 10 US cities where one bedroom rent costs less than $900

Here are the 10 best and 10 worst big U.S. cities to live in if you hate sharing your space.

How choice paralysis can stop you from getting rich — and 5 ways to change that

Overwhelmed by choices? Here are five ways to overcome option overload.

Want to save money and grow richer? This is the best way to rank financial priorities.

Should you pay off credit cards or student debt first? How much should you save for retirement? These rules of thumb will keep you on track.
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Is it time to buy your first home?

After a decade of apartment life, a Pittsburgh couple purchased their first property in the city.

Most self-made millionaires follow this one simple rule — and so can you

Don't fall into the "lifestyle creep" trap, warns best-selling author Thomas Corley.

The 7 top places to own a home in America — if you’re not rich

Even as income inequality is on the rise, housing inequality — the gap between how likely it is for low and high-income groups to own homes — appears to be shrinking.

Should you live in an RV? Here’s why some young people are ditching homes for the nomadic life.

If you love to travel — and hate paying high rent — owning a recreational vehicle may give you the freedom you crave.

Housing hacks to save money and make smart choices — whether you rent or might want to buy a home

Is it better to rent or buy a home? How do you get a great deal on a rental apartment — or otherwise save money on housing? Here's how to make the best choices possible.

Mic Investigation: About 90% of US House members don’t pay their interns

Only about 10% of GOP House members and 4% of Democrat House members regularly offer paid internships, with a salary or stipend to cover living expenses.
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How a 19th-century butcher shop became a home

A Chicago couple uses historic tax credits to purchase and rehab a former butchery into a house, art gallery and rental.

Vulnerable Republican’s town hall shows health care could be the GOP’s downfall in 2018

Both Republican and Democratic constituents were angry with Colorado Republican Rep. Mike Coffman at a Tuesday night town hall over the GOP's failed Obamacare repeal effort.
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Woman kicked out of pool for wearing "inappropriate" one-piece bathing suit

"This is how rape culture continues to grow," the woman's fiancée wrote in a viral Facebook post.
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Grenfell Tower Fire: Police say blaze started in a refrigerator

Police say a fridge was the cause of the deadly fire.