Tag: budget

North American Tours

Save & Splurge: Raleigh, N.C.

November 01, 2017. Kim Foley MacKinnon

Raleigh, North Carolina’s capital city, is a delight to visit, with a compact downtown, thriving restaurant scene, exploding craft brewery industry, and several free museums and green spaces. The walkable city is bursting with energy, and it can be fun to time your visit with one of the city’s many festivals. Make sure to check…

Road Trips

Save & Splurge: Saratoga Springs

July 31, 2017. Craig Idlebrook

Saratoga Springs is a city that has reinvented itself many times throughout history. Since before Colonial settlers arrived to this New York city, its mineral springs have drawn visitors for the water’s reportedly restorative properties. Then it became known as a hotbed of gambling and horseracing. In the time since, Saratoga Springs has once again…

Mortgages

Explaining Mortgage Insurance

June 01, 2017. AAA Staff

Q. Can you explain mortgage insurance? A. Mortgage insurance, sometimes referred to as private mortgage insurance or PMI, protects lenders against borrowers who default on their loans. Any borrower who puts down less than 20 percent on a mortgage should expect to pay mortgage insurance, which is often paid on a monthly basis with other…

Homeowner's Insurance

3 Questions to Know If You’re Ready to Buy a House in 2017

May 06, 2017.

Here are three questions to ask yourself if you’re wondering whether 2017 is the year you’re ready to make such a commitment.

Homeowner's Insurance

Home Security Systems, Decoded

April 08, 2017. AAA Staff

If you’re thinking about investing in a home security system, do your homework. Selecting the right system for your home and your budget isn’t as easy as you think.