5 Surprisingly Smart Ways to Blow $1,000 of Your Tax Refund

You may see your tax refund check as a choice between a crazy splurge and responsible saving. But you could also put that money to work for you less conventionally. Here are five good ways to spend $1,000 of your April windfall that you might not have considered.

9 home staging tips for a quick sale

Selling your home in a down market requires the kind of attention to detail that helps prospective buyers envision the space as their own. This is...