The past year has seen upheaval in the financial and housing market. With it, the lending and investing landscapes have changed markedly. Signs of stabilization and even improvement have begun to appear, making 2010 a year of potential opportunity, and of continued risk.
If 2010 is a year of transition, these 100 tips in every aspect of your financial life — from mortgages to investment, bankruptcy to retirement, college savings to auto financing — should give you a roadmap around the potholes to economic recovery.
10 smart money-saving tips for 2010
Check your spending at the door and use these money-saving tips for everyday life and retirement.
10 savvy homebuying tips for 2010
Get out your calculators. Homebuying will require more research to find the best deals this year.
10 tips to deal with debt in 2010
It’s not easy to pay off debt but follow these steps and you’ll get the debt devil under control.
10 best credit card moves in 2010
Follow these tips to get the most out of a new credit card law that will benefit consumers in 2010.
10 astute tax moves in 2010
These 10 tips will help you take advantage and avoid the pitfalls of new tax laws in 2010.
10 car buying hints for 2010
Research the car, incentives and additional discounts before actually visiting the dealer’s lot.
Dr. Don’s savvy money tips for 2010
From rebalancing to retiring, spending to saving, IRAs to CDs, Dr. Don offers these great money tips.
10 tips to buy or sell real estate in 2010
If you’re trying to move in or out of a house in the coming year, these real estate tips will help.
10 ways to pay college tuition in 2010
There are several ways to save for college tuition, but starting early is the ticket to success.
10 ways to dodge bankruptcy in 2010
Try one or more of these strategies to lower your debt, live frugally and skirt bankruptcy.