Plan for Great Escapes

Dreaming of a second honeymooon or vacation house by the sea? Check out these expert financial planning tips plus real-life advice from coastal dreamers like you.

Smart Tips for Renting Your Beach House

Owners are realizing that, in a soft economy, their vacation homes can be a welcome source of extra income. Here’s what you need to know to become a successful landlord.

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Protect Your Privacy

To ease your worries, stow away personal items—photos, clothes, and valuables. Anything you’d like to keep pristine, from family silver to your child’s favorite toys, should be secured. If you have a large home, designate basement bins for every family member or a locked closet on each floor for private storage.

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Dreamy Massachusetts Cottage

A colorful oceanfront cottage captivates a whole new generation of beachgoers in a dreamy Massachusetts resort town.

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