From the merely annoying to the budget-busters, here's what to watch out for in travel, banking, credit cards, real estate, investments and more.
20. Title insurance
Real Estate
20. Title insurance
What it is The policy you must buy every time you get a new mortgage

What's so bad Technology has brought down the cost of ownership searches, but the cost of title insurance has barely declined. Regulators have increasingly questioned whether industry marketing practices get in the way of competitive pricing.

Ouch! Title insurance costs as much as $1,100, or an average of $800.

What you can do Don't just accept a referral from your broker; shop among insurers in your area.

Air travel

Air travel

Air travel

Air travel

Air travel

Car rental

Car rental

Hotels

Phones

Shopping

Closing costs

Title insurance

Mortgage

ATMs

Checking

Deposit

Credit cards

Credit cards

Mutual funds

Annuities

Brokerage

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