When to switch off your lights – green.yahoo.com
Does switching the lights on and off use more energy than leaving them on? The answer is no, despite the common misperception that turning a light on creates a power surge. The thinking is that it's more economical to just leave a light on rather than pay the costs of flicking it back on.
Is it worth your money? – finance.yahoo.com
Is it worth the cost? Or should you save your money? Should you pay a little extra upfront in hopes of saving money -- or hassle -- in the future? Or are you better off spending less and pocketing the savings now? From warehouse clubs to home and car maintenance, we present you with ten situations.
It sounds like a great idea to provide more protection to the consumers. Especially after what happened in mortgage industry these recent years. But do we need a new government agency (CFPA) to get into what seemingly mostly about personal responsibilities and decision making?
Data show housing market starting to recover – news.yahoo.com
Sales of previously occupied homes rose for the third month in a row in June, the National Association of Realtors reported. That hasn't happened since early 2004, during the boom.
How to expose unscrupulous realty agents – marketwatch.com
Like others, real estate industry has players who are lack of professionalism and sometimes unethical. Educated buyers have a better chance to understand and identify these behaviors that work against them.
This article provides some homework that a buyer can do before hiring a agent.