5 Questions to Ask Before Buying a Second Home with a Family Member

Sharing a treehouse with your siblings was great. But sharing a vacation home is a little more complicated. This time if you fight, you can’t ask mom and dad to solve the problem. So how do you avoid the big arguments altogether? Ask yourself--and your siblings--these questions. You’ll be happy you did.

Should I Use My 401 (k) to Buy a Rental Property?

You feel like an investment property is a better way to save for retirement than a 401 (k). So can you use your current retirement savings plan to buy the property in the first place? And more importantly, should you?