| Sep 25, 2009
If you've been thinking about buying a home, especially if you're a first-time buyer, folks in the real estate industry want to send you a message: Come on in, the water's fine. This may indeed be a great time for you to buy. But learn about common buying...
| Feb 19, 2009
Borrowers Who Are Current on Their Mortgage Are Asking:
1. What help is available for borrowers who stay current on their mortgage payments but have seen their homes decrease in value?
Under the Homeowner Affordability and Stability Plan, eligible...
| Jun 2, 2010
In 2008, two guys in San Francisco needed to pay rent. They knew all the hotels in town were sold out one week during a design conference, so they inflated a few air mattresses and advertised their makeshift Air Bed and Breakfast to people attending the...
| Jun 3, 2010
If you're lovelorn and looking for answers, you won't find them here. But advice to the leg-lorn? You've come to the right place. It used to be that a well-dressed woman never went to work with her legs bare. Now, is wearing hosiery hopelessly dated? Read...
| Jun 19, 2010
Q My family and I rented a van from Enterprise to drive to California. We were looking forward to the trip of our lives. We had planned to visit Disneyland, Universal Studios and, of course, the beach.
Our trip to California went as planned. But as we...
| Jun 26, 2010
I once hoped to be miraculously transformed into an eco-traveler on a trip to the Galapagos Islands or another exotic "eco" destination. But that proved financially impractical, so I began taking these baby steps toward "greenness" on my own.
| Jul 23, 2010
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Editor's note: This corrects the age Charles Robinson was sent out of state to make money.
COSTA MESA — We've all got them, and sometimes we hang onto them until eternity, or for as long as they can weather the storm of daily life.
| Jul 27, 2010
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| Mar 6, 2009
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Ever since tourists discovered Sanibel a century ago, the parade of shell lovers, bird watchers and naturalists hasn't stopped. Today this island, three miles off Florida's southwest coast, is world-known for the shells that cover its sugar-colored...
| Mar 29, 2009
The world economy may be schussing down the fall line, but you would never know it from the price tags on lodging-and-ticket packages for the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, Canada, which start at more than $3,000 for two nights.
What's a cost-...
| Aug 3, 2010
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Anais McConnell woke suddenly at 4:30 a.m. Sunday and realized her husband, Nathan, wasn't in bed beside her.
He, his father and two brothers had left the family's rented vacation home in Redington Beach to catch a late showing of "Predators" in nearby...