William Paid Review–How to Pay Rent with a Credit Card

Recently, Dough Roller ran an article about how renters may be able to use their rent payments to boost credit. While this can help many renters build credit history just by doing what they’re already doing, the process can be a little complicated. Unless your landlord or rental management company uses Experian’s RentBureau system, your […]


5 Top Travel Rewards Credit Cards of 2016

Whether you travel for business or pleasure, you may as well make the most of it with a great travel rewards credit card. These cards can help cut up-front costs of travel, while earning you miles to use on future trips. Elsewhere, we link you to the best airline miles cards, hotel rewards cards, and […]


8 Tips for Saving a Down Payment for a Home

Down payments require some serious cash. Even a bare-minimum 5 percent down payment on a conventional loan means coming up with about $9,800 for the current median home sale price, listed on Zillow, of $196,100. And that’s before adding in closing costs. You probably don’t want to wait forever while you chip away at a down […]


A Complete Guide to Closing Costs

While most future homeowners know they need to save for a down payment, they often forget about closing costs. Closing costs are a broad category of items that you pay at the time you buy a home. They are called closing costs because you pay them at, you guessed it, the closing. The bad news […]


Sunday Morning Roundup: Penny Stock Scams and Car Dealer Thugs

Two articles this past week got me spitting mad. One dealt why scumbag stock promoters, and they other one with car dealership thugs. First, the stock promoters. The Motley Fool’s Managing Editor Brian Richards wrote an excellent article on stock promoters–The Desperate, Deceptive Measures Penny Stock Scammers Use to Dupe Investors. This is a must-read […]


How to Use Retirement Savings to Buy a House

Today’s low interest rates make buying a home incredibly tempting, especially if you’re being hit with annual increases in rent. But finding money for a down payment can be tough, especially if you don’t have much wiggle room in your budget. One option is to tap your retirement savings. This approach has plenty of pros […]