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10 Reasons Renting Is Better Than Buying a Home

Money Talks News Logo By Maryalene LaPonsie of Money Talks News | Slide 1 of 11: If you want to look like a successful adult, one thing you can do is own a home. Or at least that’s what 70% of adults told Wells Fargo. The bank surveyed 1,004 adults ages 21 and up, finding that most they thought homeownership far outpaced life events like marriage and having children when it comes to signaling whether someone is successful. They might have it wrong, though. Renting could be your ticket to more free time, flexibility and even wealth — all arguably markers of a successful life. Here’s why you might want to forget what the crowd says and consider renting instead. It's not the usual blah, blah, blah. Click here to sign up for our free newsletter.

10 Reasons Renting Is Better Than Buying a Home

If you want to look like a successful adult, one thing you can do is own a home. Or at least that’s what 70% of adults told Wells Fargo.

The bank surveyed 1,004 adults ages 21 and up, finding that most they thought homeownership far outpaced life events like marriage and having children when it comes to signaling whether someone is successful.

They might have it wrong, though. Renting could be your ticket to more free time, flexibility and even wealth — all arguably markers of a successful life. Here’s why you might want to forget what the crowd says and consider renting instead.

It's not the usual blah, blah, blah. Click here to sign up for our free newsletter.

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