Wendy Connick, Motley Fool

How to Do Your Taxes if You Have a Side Gig

Millions of Americans have come to appreciate the value of having a side hustle that brings in a little extra income each year. That bit of extra money can make all the difference between barely getting by and having enough income to pay down debt, save money for emergencies, and generally get yourself in a better financial position. But there’s one drawback to a successful side gig: It adds a new level of complexity to your income taxes.

Is an Interest-Only Mortgage Ever a Good Idea?

Survivors of the Great Recession may remember that interest-only mortgages were a major factor in causing the housing crash and the ensuing economic train wreck. Yet in the last few years, these mortgages have reappeared as an option for some homebuyers. Should you consider getting an interest-only mortgage?