Posts by Geraldine Campbell

Home Buying on a Budget? 7 Telling Signs of an Up-and-Coming Neighborhood

From declining “DOM” to an uptick in name retailers, real estate pros reveal how to spot an affordable ‘hood on the rise. More

5 Real Teens Reveal: How I’m Planning to Pay for College

From scholarships to work-study programs, we canvassed teens across the U.S. to tell us how they’ll fund their university years. More

Renter’s Guide to Renovations: Are These 7 Common Upgrades Worth Doing?

Looking to make some improvements to your rental? Experts pinpoint which projects are really worth your money if you don’t own. More

6 Affordable Family Vacations: Summer Trips With Kids Edition

Travel pros share their favorite, affordable locales for families craving great outdoors escapes, cool animal encounters and more. More

5 Ways to Pack Smart and Avoid Airline Baggage Fees

Sick of racking up pesky fees in your travel budget? We asked packing pros how to fit everything you need into a carry-on. More